When Visiting Istanbul... What to do in 5 Days

Reviews | Turkey

Turkey

September 02, 2017

When Visiting Istanbul... What to do in 5 Days

Reviews

September 02, 2017 | Travel | Turkey

For the first time visitors to Istanbul, five days is the perfect amount of time to spend. There is so much to see and…

Brasserie St.Regis: Perfection in the Details

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

September 24, 2016

Brasserie St.Regis: Perfection in the Details

Restaurants

September 24, 2016 | Recommended | Turkey

Located at the St.Regis, one of Istanbul's most luxurious hotels is The Brasserie. A brassiere with a real French…

Contact Info: Brasserie St. Regis

Phone Number: +90 212 368 0836

Address: Harbiye, Mim Kemal Öke Cd. No:35, 34367 İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: +90 212 368 0836

Address: Harbiye, Mim Kemal Öke Cd. No:35, 34367 İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Park Hyatt Istanbul: An Outstanding Hotel!

Hotels | Turkey

Turkey

September 23, 2016

Park Hyatt Istanbul: An Outstanding Hotel!

Hotels

September 23, 2016 | Recommended | Turkey

Located in the heart of Istanbul is the Park Hyatt. Visiting the capital for the weekend, it's where my wife and I…

Contact Info: Park Hyatt Istanbul

Phone Number: +90 212 315 1234

Address: Kuloğlu Mh., no:, Bronz Sk. No:4, 34367 Istanbul/Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: +90 212 315 1234

Address: Kuloğlu Mh., no:, Bronz Sk. No:4, 34367 Istanbul/Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

A Happy Moment: Breakfast at Park Hyatt Istanbul

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

September 23, 2016

A Happy Moment: Breakfast at Park Hyatt Istanbul

Restaurants

September 23, 2016 | Hotels | Turkey

A luxurious stay needs a luxurious breakfast. Down at the lobby facing the bar is the breakfast space. A rectangular…

Contact Info: Park Hyatt Istanbul

Phone Number: +90 212 315 1234

Address: Kuloğlu Mh., no:, Bronz Sk. No:4, 34367 Istanbul/Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: +90 212 315 1234

Address: Kuloğlu Mh., no:, Bronz Sk. No:4, 34367 Istanbul/Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Dardenia: Fast Casual Japanese in Istanbul

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

September 21, 2016

Dardenia: Fast Casual Japanese in Istanbul

Restaurants

September 21, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | Turkey

Walking around the hotel in Istanbul, my wife and I spotted a restaurant called Dardenia. The logo and signboard seemed…

Eataly: Istanbul's Italian Market

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

September 17, 2016

Eataly: Istanbul's Italian Market

Restaurants

September 17, 2016 | Pizza | Turkey

I love this concept... I tried Eataly in New York, Dubai and Milano and I fell in love with it even more after I…

Contact Info: Eataly Istanbul

Phone Number: +90 212 336 6600

Address: Gayrettepe, Barbaros Bulv. Zorlu Center No:1, 34340 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: +90 212 336 6600

Address: Gayrettepe, Barbaros Bulv. Zorlu Center No:1, 34340 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

ZUMA Istanbul: Superb Decor, Deceiving Food!

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

September 17, 2016

ZUMA Istanbul: Superb Decor, Deceiving Food!

Restaurants

September 17, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | Turkey

It's ZUMA, it's the restaurant, it's the address to see, be seen and experience. After visiting ZUMA Dubai and ZUMA…

Contact Info: Zuma, Istanbul

Phone Number: +90 212 236 2296

Address: 5 raphael street Istinye park, no: 461 sariyer Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: +90 212 236 2296

Address: 5 raphael street Istinye park, no: 461 sariyer Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Nusr.Et Steakhouse: A Must Experience!

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

September 16, 2016

Nusr.Et Steakhouse: A Must Experience!

Restaurants

September 16, 2016 | Grill&BBQ | Turkey

When you're welcomed with a huge display of dry aged meat, you definitely know you're in for a treat... I was…

Contact Info: Nusr-Et Steakhouse

Phone Number: +90 212 358 3022

Address: Etiler, Hisar Üstü Nispetiye Cd. No:87, 34337 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: +90 212 358 3022

Address: Etiler, Hisar Üstü Nispetiye Cd. No:87, 34337 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

La Petite Maison Istanbul: A Dream Dinner!

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

September 09, 2016

La Petite Maison Istanbul: A Dream Dinner!

Restaurants

September 09, 2016 | Recommended | Turkey

Oh what a restaurant! "Tous Celebres Ici" is the motto to which I'll add "You're Never Disappointed". Dubai, nice,…

Contact Info: La Petite Maison, Istanbul

Phone Number: +90 212 232 0232

Address: Harbiye, No: 34367, Maçka Cd. No:33, 34367 İstanbul/Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: +90 212 232 0232

Address: Harbiye, No: 34367, Maçka Cd. No:33, 34367 İstanbul/Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Hard Rock Cafe Istanbul: Loud Music, Average Food

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

September 07, 2016

Hard Rock Cafe Istanbul: Loud Music, Average Food

Restaurants

September 07, 2016 | Restaurants | Turkey

I miss Hard Rock Cafe so much, I miss the one in Beirut even more... Whenever I am out of town I try to visit a Hard…

Contact Info: Hard Rock Cafe Istanbul

Phone Number: +90 212 244 6738

Address: Asmalı Mescit, Meşrutiyet Cd. No:3, Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: +90 212 244 6738

Address: Asmalı Mescit, Meşrutiyet Cd. No:3, Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Dragon: A Chinese Restaurant to Avoid in Istanbul!

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

July 24, 2016

Dragon: A Chinese Restaurant to Avoid in Istanbul!

Restaurants

July 24, 2016 | Restaurants | Turkey

We chose to dine at Dragon after reading positive reviews about it around the Internet. Many even placed Dragon on the…

Skyteam Lounge at Istanbul Ataturk Airport: The Impolite Hostess!

Travel | Turkey

Turkey

June 09, 2016

Skyteam Lounge at Istanbul Ataturk Airport: The Impolite Hostess!

Travel

June 09, 2016 | Travel | Turkey

Small, dimmed, claustrophobic and badly lit, the MEA's Skyteam lounge at Istanbul's airport is where you can stay while…

Cakes & Bakes: Freshly Baked at TAV Airport

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

February 05, 2013

Cakes & Bakes: Freshly Baked at TAV Airport

Restaurants

February 05, 2013 | Restaurants | Turkey

While walking along the Ataturk Istanbul Airport, and before entering the food court, you will notice a funky bakery…

TAV: Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Travel | Turkey

Turkey

February 03, 2013

TAV: Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Travel

February 03, 2013 | Contributors | Turkey

While traveling around the world, mainly Europe and the Middle East, I spend a great deal of time in airports. I…

Efes Beer Port, Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

February 01, 2013

Efes Beer Port, Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Restaurants

February 01, 2013 | Contributors | Turkey

Just next to the Greenport, which I reviewed a couple of days ago is the Efes Beer Port. This Irish taverna-like place…

The PrimeClass Lounge, Istanbul Airport

Travel | Turkey

Turkey

February 01, 2013

The PrimeClass Lounge, Istanbul Airport

Travel

February 01, 2013 | Contributors | Turkey

Located in the CIP lounge at the International Terminal, the TAV “primeclass” Lounge offers special and…

The GreenPort Cafe, Istanbul Airport

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

February 01, 2013

The GreenPort Cafe, Istanbul Airport

Restaurants

February 01, 2013 | Contributors | Turkey

With a five hours stop over at at Istanbul airport, I had plenty of time to review each one of this hangar's eateries:…

ISTANBUL: One of the Region's Richest Cities

Travel | Turkey

Turkey

July 10, 2012

ISTANBUL: One of the Region's Richest Cities

Travel

July 10, 2012 | Turkey

Guides from around the world: Istanbul A couple of years ago, Turkey and Lebanon signed an agreement allowing both…

Ali Baba Local Cuisine in Istanbul's Bazar

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Turkey

Turkey

June 14, 2012

Ali Baba Local Cuisine in Istanbul's Bazar

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

June 14, 2012 | Reviews | Turkey

Ali Baba is not one of those well known restaurants around the Turkish city, or not a place you would find review…

Contact Info: Ali Baba

Phone Number: +902125207655

Address: Prof. Sıddık Sami Onar cad. No:1/3 Süleymaniye | Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: +902125207655

Address: Prof. Sıddık Sami Onar cad. No:1/3 Süleymaniye | Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Reina: Open Air Restaurant & Club, Istanbul (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

June 12, 2012

Reina: Open Air Restaurant & Club, Istanbul (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants

June 12, 2012 | French | Turkey

It's not an option to visit Istanbul without passing by Reina, for a dinner and dancing night out.     I…

Contact Info: Reina

Phone Number: 0212 259 5919

Address: Ortaköy Mh. Muallim Naci Caddesi 44, 34347 Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: 0212 259 5919

Address: Ortaköy Mh. Muallim Naci Caddesi 44, 34347 Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

The Winston Brasserie, Istanbul

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

May 31, 2012

The Winston Brasserie, Istanbul

Restaurants

May 31, 2012 | International Cuisine | Turkey

The Winston Brasserie is one of the nice restaurants part of the "W Hotel" complex in Istanbul. Located on a calm…

Contact Info: Winston, Istanbul

Phone Number: 0212 259 9919

Address: Beşiktaş Şair Nedim Cad. 3, Istanbul - Europe, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number: 0212 259 9919

Address: Beşiktaş Şair Nedim Cad. 3, Istanbul - Europe, Turkey [ view ]

Saray Muhallebecisi Restaurant, Istanbul

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

May 23, 2012

Saray Muhallebecisi Restaurant, Istanbul

Restaurants

May 23, 2012 | Restaurants | Turkey

If  today is going to be a long day in Istanbul, then what better way to start the day than at Saray, with its…

Emporio Armani Ristorante Istanbul

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

May 22, 2012

Emporio Armani Ristorante Istanbul

Restaurants

May 22, 2012 | Restaurants | Turkey

Same quality and same taste... All around the world...   I've been visiting many of the Armani restaurants in…

Contact Info: Armani, Istanbul

Phone Number:

Address: Istinye Park Mall, Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number:

Address: Istinye Park Mall, Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Enstitu, Istanbul Culinary Institute

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

May 22, 2012

Enstitu, Istanbul Culinary Institute

Restaurants

May 22, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Turkey

"All meals are prepared by chef school students under the supervision of professional…

Contact Info: Enstitu

Phone Number:

Address: Istanbul Culinary Institute Meşrutiyet Caddesi, No: 59 Tepebaşı, 34437, Istanbul [ view ]

Phone Number:

Address: Istanbul Culinary Institute Meşrutiyet Caddesi, No: 59 Tepebaşı, 34437, Istanbul [ view ]

Wagamama, The International Japanese Cantine

Restaurants | Turkey

Turkey

May 21, 2012

Wagamama, The International Japanese Cantine

Restaurants

May 21, 2012 | Restaurants | Turkey

I have been introduced to Wagamama from my new friends who love this contemporary Japanese cantina. As I like to try…

Contact Info: Wagamama, Istanbul

Phone Number:

Address: Kanyon Mall, Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

Phone Number:

Address: Kanyon Mall, Istanbul, Turkey [ view ]

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