How to Survive (and Love!) Your First Year in Istanbul – TBC

Standing in the centre of Taxim square, central Istanbul, listening to the call to prayer (azan) from at least 3 nearby mosques, hearing the chatter of Arabic, smelling the smoke from the roast chestnut sellers stand and hearing the unfamiliar tones of a saz (Turkish guitar) being played somewhere in the distance,  I was reminded Read more about How to Survive (and Love!) Your First Year in Istanbul – TBC[…]

Turkish: Spices, mystery and the Middle East for beginners – Fluent in 3 Months

The Grand Bazaar, the Ottoman empire, Byzantium, the site of the biblical Garden of Eden, skiing, sandy beaches. Endless history.  Whatever culture or taste appeals to you, Turkey promises to keep you fascinated . I have been involved with the Turkish language and coming on holiday here to Istanbul for over ten years and I Read more about Turkish: Spices, mystery and the Middle East for beginners – Fluent in 3 Months[…]

Ireland’s beauty is waiting for you – Niyi K

Ireland will steal your heart. It is small country. It is not large in size or does not have vast deserts and landscapes. However, it can be said that it offers a range of things that everyone will enjoy. Ireland is home to a beautiful natural environment including fascinating animal and plant life. It can Read more about Ireland’s beauty is waiting for you – Niyi K[…]

10 Must Haves for Every Outdoor Adventurer – Tiptopsecrets

Long balmy summer evenings, bright early mornings, clean air and good exercise.  Whether you are looking to escape the stress and rat-race for a few days or push your personal limits on a mountain trek, nothing can give the mental and physical workout like a break in the outdoors can.  However, if you truly want Read more about 10 Must Haves for Every Outdoor Adventurer – Tiptopsecrets[…]

The 5 best Niche Restaurants In Istanbul – Travelista

The 5 Best Niche Restaurants In Istanbul by Jamie Fisher Monday, September 10, 2018 During the first year that I lived in Istanbul, the rich history and culture were more than enough to keep me happy. However, one can have their fill of even Turkish restaurant foods. It was then that, after penetrating deeper into Read more about The 5 best Niche Restaurants In Istanbul – Travelista[…]