Istanbul, the third largest metropolitan city in Europe, is an adorable destination for holiday. Located between two continents, Asia and Europe, Istanbul has a mixture of Asian and European culture. As a result, in 2010 Istanbul is declared as the Cultural Capital of Europe with series of art performances and concerts held each week. In Istanbul, visitors can see the archaic buildings with a great architecture design which were built in more than 5 centuries ago. Considering the wealthy culture of Istanbul, visiting this city can bring an eccentric experience of traveling. More >
A place where beautiful palaces and mosques intertwine with awesome bazaars, Istanbul is one of the top travel destinations in the Middle East. The Grand Bazaar is a shopping haven for one that wants to find the most unique and quality items. As one of the oldest covered bazaars in the world, it holds 4000 shops that will make your eyes shift from one direction to another. The Sultan Ahmet Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque, is sight for the eyes. Blue light gleaming from the paneling and interiors, the mosque is a marvelous sight to behold. The Topkapi palace must be visited as well and get a glimpse of Istanbul?s rich political history. Don?t forget to grab some Turkish delight sweets to munch on while touring the city!