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May 26, 2014

Is Travel in Istanbul Expensive?

As the beating heart of Turkey and a major world metropolis, Istanbul attracts travellers from all over the world, who come to see the phenomenal sites […]
December 24, 2013

Boutique Hotel for Families in Istanbul Turkey

Smart travelers know that with a little preparation, it’s totally possible to track down that Holy Grail of vacation accommodations: the affordable, convenient, and family-friendly boutique hotel. If you’re reading this, then you’ve found it: the Hotel Büyük Keban.
November 5, 2013

How to Visit Istanbul’s Top Tourist Sites in One Day

Ok, so it’s not ideal, but sometimes life is just so busy that you can only manage a quick getaway. But a mini-break is better than no break! So, if you’re coming to Istanbul for even a brief visit, fear not: it is possible to really enjoy the city and its endless wonders, even if you only have a short amount of time. To maximize your enjoyment, let us make a key recommendation: stay central. Istanbul is a vast city, and while many hotels may promise being close to the airport, or in charming neighborhoods off the beaten path, that’s not what you want if you intend to see its most famous sites of touristic and historic interest. In order to see the best of Istanbul in a short amount of time, we highly recommend that you reserve accommodations in the center of the city - where all the most amazing sights, sounds, tastes and experiences are all around!