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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 food tour 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
Discover Karaköy on our Two Markets, Two Continents walk!
November 4, 2019

Balık Dürüm Mehmet Usta: Filet-O-Kebab

By Tas Anjarwalla
Istanbul -- The balık ekmek (fish sandwich or, more literally, fish and bread) – an Istanbul street food staple – has lived and died and been born again along any walkable stretch of the Bosphorus. Read more
October 25, 2019

Koali Lounge & Dine: The Indonesian Connection

By Geoffrey Ballinger
Istanbul -- The first thing we noticed when we ducked into Koali on a late summer afternoon was the sudden change in ambiance, a veritable culture shock from the sloping, hookah bar-lined street we had just walked down. Keroncong and pop sunda classics, the kind of music you might expect to hear in a beach hut in Bali, drifted softly from the speakers. Read more