Browsing Category

Turkey


VIEW POST

View more
Turkey

Room No. 411, Pera Palace | Istanbul’s mystery hub

on
March 22, 2017
In the year 1926, the Queen of Crime vanished for a few weeks and is believed to have come to Istanbul and stayed at Pera Palace (Jumeirah) Hotel and there after written her most successful novel Murder On Orient Express.
READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Turkey

The magnificent St George’s Cathedral of Istanbul

on
March 19, 2017
The Cathedral of St George itself is not very big and dates back to 1836. It is a part of the Greek Patriarchate compound and located in the Fener area of Istanbul.
READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Turkey

Gallipoli and Troy | My two-day trip into Turkey’s past

on
January 30, 2017
In the recent past, Troy came to limelight when Brad Pitt donned the Achilles garb in the movie of the same name!
READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Destinations Turkey

Kebabs and coffee | Turkey’s must haves

on
January 24, 2017
I can safely say I have a few personal favourites (I will throw in the baklava though I don't fancy sweet dishes) that are strictly "meat based" - and Adana kebabs top that list.
READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Destinations Turkey

The cats of Istanbul

on
July 19, 2016
If you have been in Istanbul, chances are you have seen cats everywhere. So much is the love for these felines that murals of cats appear on walls in shopping areas...
READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Turkey

Is it safe to visit Turkey? Hell YES

on
July 10, 2016
My second visit to Turkey has been nothing short of magical. I am not sure what I expected, especially my visit was so soon after the June 29 blasts, but definitely not this.
READ ARTICLE