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Haydarpaşa Cemetery -Commonwealth History In Istanbul

Did you know Istanbul hosts a Commonwealth War Cemetery? Haydarpaşa Cemetery. It’s the joy of cities isn’t it? We’d never pretend to be experts on Istanbul. But we like to think we have a rough idea of the lay of the land following our numerous visits over the years. But, with cities the size of …

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Kadıköy Market – Foodie Treats on Istanbul’s Asian Shore

If you are food market enthusiasts like we are, we want to show you a little bit of Kadıköy market. In recent articles, we’ve already had the leisurely sail across the the stretch of water where the Bosphorus meets the Marmara Sea. And we’ve taken in the views from the Eminönü Kadıköy ferry. Now, we’re …

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Istanbul Marathon – The 10 KM Run In Photos. Can We Tempt You?

Maybe it was the fact the sun was shining, we’re not sure, but both of us said this year’s Istanbul Marathon was the most enjoyable yet. Sunday was the third time we’ve taken part, and there was a completely different atmosphere to usual; a bit of a culture change. More people taking part just for …

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Sabiha Gökçen Airport, Istanbul (Possibly The Best Airport In The World?)

Three weeks back when we were flying to Italy, our flight was leaving from Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport on the Asian side of the city. On the rare occasion we’ve flown into Istanbul (we’re fond bus travellers, as you know), we’ve landed at Atatürk Airport on the European side, so our Sabiha Gökçen experience was …

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