Archive for: April, 2015

A monthly roundup of stray dogs I've seen around Istanbul.

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One of Istanbul’s hidden local gems.

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A dish named for the chef's creation of combining döner meat with tomato sauce and melted butter.

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An afternoon filled with fortune telling rabbits, cotton candy and shooting balloons.

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Another trip to Emirgan Park to soak up the beauty of millions of tulips.

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545,000 tulips created the World’s Largest Tulip Carpet in between the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.

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Every April, Emirgan Park is covered in millions of tulips of different colors and varieties.

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Views from the Ortaköy pier square, reveal picturesque views of the Ortaköy Mosque and the Bosphorus Bridge.

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Everyone thinks that tulips come from Holland, but they actually originated in Turkey.

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Eating köfte at Köfteci Ali Baba, ranked as one of the top 10 places to eat köfte in Istanbul.

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