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February 18, 2016

Two Markets, Two Continents

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Istanbul --
Book now Give as a gift  US $125/adult
  • 2-7 people  Karaköy      ~6.5 hours 9:30am 
    -> Kadıköy  (Mon-Sat)
Quick Bite: This full-day route draws from our best-of list in the European side’s Karaköy neighborhood and the Asian side’s Kadıköy, tied together by a Bosphorus crossing. Read more
Istanbul -- Our favorite Istanbul experiences include exploring the eateries in local markets and crossing the Bosphorus on the public ferry. The “Two Markets, Two Continents” route draws from our best-of list in the European side’s Karaköy neighborhood and the Asian side’s Kadıköy, tied together by a Bosphorus crossing.Read more
July 8, 2018

Fresh Fish in Istanbul

By Culinary Backstreets
BACKSTREET FEED -- A fish vendor on our Born on the Bosphorus walk splashes water on his wares to keep them looking fresh. The neighborhoods that line the strait are all connected by the waterway but each is a world unto itself, like this multicultural fishing village.Feed more
June 21, 2018

Last Catch: Rumeli Kavağı’s Fishermen

By Lorenza Mussini
Istanbul -- Nestled in a small cove that hides it from the nearby center of Sarıyer, not far from where the Bosphorus meets the Black Sea, Rumeli Kavağı is officially part of Istanbul yet has managed to keep the structure, atmosphere and relative isolation of a real village. Read more