Istanbul
The crossroads of the Middle East, Europe and Africa, Istanbul is a destination like no other.
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That One Time We Almost Fell For The Istanbul Shoe Shine Scam

We were on a self-guided walking tour of the Golden Horn area when the man approached us.

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The Cats That Rule Istanbul

The first one I see is curled up in the lap of a blonde-haired woman smoking shisha at a hookah lounge near the Grand Bazaar.

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Executions and Circumcisions in Istanbul’s Blue Mosque

A boy in a feathery white cape and pointed hat darts past me holding a camera in both hands.

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Did I Ever Tell You Guys How Greg Proposed?

We were lost.

A dog barked as we accidentally trespassed across the plaza of Istanbul’s Blue Mosque.

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Smoking Nargile at Corlulu Ali pasa Medresesi in Istanbul

Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi

Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi is a hookah cafe hidden in a 300-year-old alleyway near Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar.

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24 Hours In Istanbul

Chances are your hotel is in Sultanahmet.

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VIDEO: The Call To Prayer, Istanbul

Our apartment in Istanbul was near multiple mosques, each of which played their own ezan, or call to prayer, to summon the faithful at set times during the day.

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Turkish Airlines Airplane Camera

A friend recently asked if she should fly a domestic or international airline for her first trip abroad.

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