Places I love
My favorite spots in Istanbul and the world
In the winter
Days of yore: An old mansion in Buyukada (Big island in Turkish), one of the Prince's Islands in Istanbul, the biggest one
House of Trotsky in Buyukada. The biggest of the Prince Islands in the southern coast of Istanbul where Trotsky stayed between Freakshow house!
Yesilyurt Village, Kaz Daglari Peaceful weekend get away for istanbulite's
Fener, İstanbul What? Phanar Greek Orthodox College’, (‘Kırmızı Mektep’ literally meaning ‘Red School’ in Turkish) century building by the famous architect Dimadis The history of the.
In The Winter
Pierre Loti hill in the winter
Hurrem Sultan Bath century Turkish bath, work of architect Sinan, right across from Hagia Sophia Newly renovated
Restaurants In The City
Best casual fish restaurant in the city is Adem Baba. "dil sis" will melt in your mouth.
Local, cosy coffee shop by the water, Bebek Kahvesi is indispensable to istanbulite's
Another historical mansion, this time in Yesilkoy which used to be the other suburban neighborhood where the wealthy of late and early century Istanbul spent their summers
Istanbul in the snow