Horse-drawn carriage "Phaeton"

Escape the Bustle of Istanbul to Princes’ Island

On the second day of our visit to Istanbul, we decided to escape the bustle of the city and headed to idyllic Princes' Islands. During the Byzantine era, princes and other royalties and later Ottoman sultan families were exiled on the islands, giving the islands their present name. It comprises of nine islands in Marmara Sea, close to … Continue reading Escape the Bustle of Istanbul to Princes’ Island

Sultan Ahmet Mosque

Places to Visit in Istanbul

I consider myself lucky to escape from work again and explore one of my dream destinations- Istanbul! It is a city rich in culture, architecture and history. It is the largest city in Turkey that occupies two different continents. One part of Istanbul lies in Europe and the other part lies in Asia, it is separated by … Continue reading Places to Visit in Istanbul