Passport Recap: My Favourite Memories of Turkey

Below is a list of my blog posts on my trip to Turkey, including pictures, experiences and recommendations. Enjoy! IstanbulThe HaremTaksim, The Modern Side of IstanbulTurquoise Seas of AntalyaOur Turkish Hammam ExperienceThe Ancient Ruins of EphesusLunch at Sultanahmet KoftecisiAsia and Europe at The Same Time: A Ride on the BosporusThe Beautiful Heart of Turkish People (a story)

Istanbul

We spent a total of six nights in Istanbul. It was quite the magical journey back in history. A perfect blend of and new, East and West. We spent most of our time in Old Istanbul, Sultanahmet. We visited the Old Sook, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (the Blue Mosque) and the Hagia Sophia Museum, which …

Taksim, the Modern Side of Istanbul

If you want to experience the duality of Istanbul’s ancient Orient and European modernity, Taksim will certainly provide that contrast for you. Taksim is in the European part of Istanbul where you will find a much more modern and familiar Western ambience. The streets of Taksim were filled with busy pedestrians as they strolled by restaurants, …