Istiklal Avenue (Istanbul, Turkey). 'In İstanbul, you can board a commuter ferry to flit between continents and be rewarded at sunset with the city’s most magical sight, when the tapering minarets of the Old City are thrown into relief against a dusky pink sky. Elsewhere, history resonates with profound force amid the Ottoman and Byzantine glories of the Blue Mosque, Aya Sofya and Topkapı Palace.'  http://www.lonelyplanet.com/turkey/istanbul

Istiklal Avenue (Istanbul, Turkey). 'In İstanbul, you can board a commuter ferry to flit between continents and be rewarded at sunset with the city’s most magical sight, when the tapering minarets of the Old City are thrown into relief against a dusky pink sky. Elsewhere, history resonates with profound force amid the Ottoman and Byzantine glories of the Blue Mosque, Aya Sofya and Topkapı Palace.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/turkey/istanbul

Tea bags from The House Cafe in Istanbul: this creative design guarantees to cheer you up in the morning!

Tea bags from The House Cafe in Istanbul: this creative design guarantees to cheer you up in the morning!

Tea bags from The House Cafe in Istanbul: this creative design guarantees to cheer you up in the morning!

Tea bags from The House Cafe in Istanbul: this creative design guarantees to cheer you up in the morning!

A nazar boncuğu is an eye-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye.

A nazar boncuğu is an eye-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye.

Sultanahmet Park, İstanbul (Turkey). 'History resonates when you stand in this garden between the Blue Mosque and Aya Sofya. Book-ended by the Roman-era Hippodrome and a modern-day tourist enclave where remnants of the Great Palace of Byzantium provide decorative flourishes, the park offers more than peerless photo opportunities – it visually reinforces İstanbul’s claim to be the greatest city in the world.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/turkey/istanbul

Sultanahmet Park, İstanbul (Turkey). 'History resonates when you stand in this garden between the Blue Mosque and Aya Sofya. Book-ended by the Roman-era Hippodrome and a modern-day tourist enclave where remnants of the Great Palace of Byzantium provide decorative flourishes, the park offers more than peerless photo opportunities – it visually reinforces İstanbul’s claim to be the greatest city in the world.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/turkey/istanbul

Whether you’re a first-timer or not, if all the delicious food options seem overbearing, just start with our list of Top 7 Turkish Staple Foods. They are sure to exceed your expectations.

Whether you’re a first-timer or not, if all the delicious food options seem overbearing, just start with our list of Top 7 Turkish Staple Foods. They are sure to exceed your expectations.

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