Ferrying to another Continent: the Asian side of Istanbul!

While walking down İstiklâl Caddesi and seeing all its crowds and street art  was definitely one of the highest highlights of my time in Istanbul, another hugely great part was taking the ferry over to the Asian side of the city. We wandered around, got coffee (twice, obviously), and had some food. We even sent our postcards (because… Read More Ferrying to another Continent: the Asian side of Istanbul!

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The Basilica Cistern: Robert Langdon is the worst ‘Symboligist’ Ever

I read Dan Brown’s Inferno on the flight to Lisbon and finished while I was in Rome, so I was psyched that part of that absurdly ridiculous story was set in Istanbul. I won’t spoil the story, but I will say that the Basilica Cistern featured! Dan Brown’s hacky prose didn’t prepare me for the spectacular experience… Read More The Basilica Cistern: Robert Langdon is the worst ‘Symboligist’ Ever