The fantastic local street markets of Istanbul that adds another authentic flavor to this city that really doesn't need it. Here's our Top 5 Istanbul Street Markets. Created by The Other Tour.
Some might seem a little over the top, but we have done our homework and they are all correct, arright?! These facts might actually come in very handy as conversation starters if you ever want to chat up some Turkish people.
As the many ethnicities of the Ottoman Empire left and settled in other parts of the world, the one word that they had in common was "yoğurt". From this word the modern, English version "yogurt" came to life. It is the one Turkish word to make it into the English language.
There are a lot of cities and regions in the world today that you can refer to as 'a culture that has been influenced both by the West and the East' but Istanbul is THE location where the West and the East came together and gave birth to something UNIQUE.
Table spreads cover everything from marinated olives, to bee-licous honey, to fried eggs with sausage, to homemade jams, to the freshest cucumbers and tomatoes you'll ever come across. And yes, this is all in one sitting.