Istanbul

The iconic Four Seasons hotel - Bosphorus

This chic hotel set in a 19th century Ottoman palace, perfectly located on the European bank of…


A to Z of Istanbul Airport

Airport Ambience The pleasant , airy airport is rapidly becoming the most loved airport in the…


Istanbul is A Buzz

Istanbul is becoming one of the top spots to visit in the world again and its fantastic for South…


Şile - the picturesque fishing village

Many visitors to Istanbul never want to leave Sultanahmet, now I fully understand why but its also…


Day out at Büyükada - Princes' Islands

The story begins when Leon Trotsky was deported from the Soviet Union in February 1929. His first…


Ravishing Istanbul - 10 spots to Visit

This extraordinarily dynamic city has an endless supply of attractions for every type of tourist.…


How to spend your first day in Istanbul

The best thing about flying on Turkish Airlines from Johannesburg is that you arrive so early in…


A Turkish Tea Ritual - Not to be refused

In Turkey tea is an inseparable drink. It is used to relax, to welcome someone into a home, a…


The Country on two continents

One day that cold winter the bug bit As I think back on some of the happiest days of my life ,…


Turkey why do I love you ?

After 16 trips to this culturally rich country where I have visited no less than 20 cities I often…