Posts Tagged ‘Istanbul travel guide’

While on board heading towards Istanbul we caught sight of the Kizkulesi Tower, literal meaning for “Maiden’s Tower” in Turkish. The name comes from a legend when the Byzantine emperor heard a prophecy telling him that his beloved daughter would die at the age of 18 by a snake. So he decided to put her in this tower...

I had a quick chat with Raheed who happens to understand the local language and knows just the right places to get our Istanbul tour started. He said – “get ready to tour Istanbul just like a local, you will be taking the metro like locals, we will eat at a local restaurant when we get to the Bazaar, we will make...

Had I not been on the Trip to Istanbul with Tess from Turkish Airlines and three of my colleagues from Wakanow, I would have been gutted. Ordinarily, you’d have to wait for 10 working days to get a Turkish visa from the embassy here in Nigeria. But the fact that our trip was an official holiday getaway to Istanbul...