If you find yourself having a weekend in Istanbul, Turkey, then this is the guide for you! I was there just three days but saw a huge amount of sites.read more
Upon concluding my service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kyrgyzstan, I took a few days to travel to Istanbul before getting back to the United States. I was accompanied by Naziia, my best friend and girlfriend from Kyrgyzstan, who was able to arrange free accommodations for us through a friend living in Istanbul. By staying in a local home and traveling with friends who knew the local scene and language, I was able to experience the most intimate and illusive side of the world’s most cosmopolitan city.
Eh, I am a bit behind on writing this, but I promise it is coming soon! In the meantime, check this out.