Category Archives: Turkey

A different history of Olympos

It’s been almost 20 years the first time I was in Olympos. No, not the one in Greece, the one in Turkey, near to Antalya. Olympos was a Lycian city, dating back 4th century BC, located in a beautiful river valley between the Beydaglari mountain group along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey.

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Everything you need to know before you go to Istanbul

Istanbul is an awesome travel destination where everyone can find something for their taste. In this 15 million big city you can dive deep into history and travel between two continents at the same day. The key to truly enjoy your urban adventure in Istanbul is to be well prepared. Let me help you with it.

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Things to do in Istanbul in 3 days

If you are reading this blog post, you probably think of visiting Istanbul or even already planning your visit. So obviously I don’t need to explain how amazingly beautiful and awesome this city is.

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Street Musicians in Istanbul

No doubt that the streets of Istanbul are full of life.

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What makes Istanbul special?

Istanbul is the city I grew up in and I couldn’t be luckier. This city offers so many facades, so many tastes, so many colours of life it is not comparable with any other city. Not for me. Even though I don’t live there anymore, my most precious family does and I try to visit them as much as I can. I am and always will be “Istanbuler”. Well, since I live in Hamburg I started calling myself “Istamburger”. In this post I’ll write about things which make Istanbul special for me. I’ll try to keep it short.

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