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September 1, 2014

What Does a Typical Turkish Breakfast Look Like?

There’s no doubt that we Turks love to eat, and one of our favorite meals of the day is definitely breakfast, or kahvalti, which translates to […]
August 29, 2014

Use Istanbul’s Public Transportation to Reach Every Site on Your Must-See List

Istanbul is a very easy city to get around in, no matter where you want to go. With the highly developed Istanbul Metrosu, you can go […]
August 24, 2014

The Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul, Turkey

Not to be missed on your visit to Istanbul are the extremely impressive layered stone and brick walls protecting the city, which were built under the […]
August 22, 2014

Top 10 Fish Restaurants in Istanbul

Surrounded by water, its no wonder that Istanbul is famed for its fish restaurants. For those of you who love fish and seafood, the choices are […]
August 16, 2014

The Legend of Maiden’s Tower

The Maiden’s Tower stands today as a testimonial to the beauty of many legends that abound here in Turkey. Though we at Hotel Büyük Keban pride […]
August 10, 2014

Ataturk International Airport and Transportation to the City

Only 15km away from Atatürk International Airport, Hotel Büyük Keban is very easy to get to once you’ve landed. With many options to get to the […]
August 5, 2014

Istanbul City Guide: Explore with Ease

Arriving in a new city is always an adventure, and discovering its hidden treasures and unique sites is part of the excitement of travel. At Hotel […]
August 1, 2014

Things You Can Do In Istanbul This Fall

Most travelers and vacationers know by know that Istanbul is nothing less than a stellar location for discovery. Bridging two continents, Asian and European cultures merge […]
July 28, 2014

Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

There are probably very few of you who are not familiar with the song “Istanbul (Not Constantinople).” We at Hotel Büyük Keban of course are quite […]
July 23, 2014

Turkish Style Belly Dance Lessons in Istanbul

What could be more exciting than to learn one of the most sensual dances in the world in a country where it is considered one of […]
July 19, 2014

The Neighborhood of Cihangir is Becoming One of the Coolest Areas in Istanbul

Istanbul is fast gaining a reputation for being one of Europe’s coolest cities. As a magnet for today’s hip culture, it is attracting artists, writers, actors, […]
July 15, 2014

Why Istanbul Has Been Named TripAdvisor’s Top Destination for 2014

If you haven’t heard yet, Istanbul has been named TripAdvisor’s top destination in the world for 2014. Overtaking Paris (quite a feat!) the largest city in […]