Category Archives: Turkey

Eda Aksoy, External, New art from further East, London

My friend Eda Aksoy is showcasing her photos and talent at The Gallery in Redchurch St. on 25th-31st October – don’t miss it! Curated by Juan Carlos Farah and Ruba Asfahani External brings to London promising and fresh talent from … Continue reading

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3 of the finest restaurants in Istanbul

According to my boy Sinan Kıyı Simply the best seafood in town. The right wing of  the ground floor is the most crowded and is known to be occupied by the regulars of the place. The seafood is always fresh … Continue reading

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Gocek, South of Turkey

Originally published on Sinanation Keep in mind that unlike Bodrum or Cesme, Gocek is designed as a completely quiet and peaceful summer destination. Located 30min. away from Dalaman Airport, Gocek surfaces in between the currents of the Aegean and the … Continue reading

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Eat in Istanbul – Ulus 29

Originally published on Sinanation With the interior smoking ban introduced towards the middle of 2009, Istanbul’s restaurant culture went through a major change. The interiors, once packed with people, were stripped of their popularity. Even the non-smokers ended up choosing … Continue reading

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Istanbul – Essential Facts

Originally posted on Sinanation Currency: Yeni Turk Lirasi (YTL) / The New Turkish Lira; 1 USD = 1.50 YTL (as of 20 November 2009) Weather: Spring (April to June), Summer (June to September), Autumn (September to November), Winter (November to … Continue reading

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Eat in Istanbul

Originally posted on sinanbastas.com With the interior smoking ban introduced towards the middle of 2009, Istanbul’s restaurant culture went through a major change. The interiors, once packed with people, were stripped of their popularity. Even the non-smokers ended up choosing … Continue reading

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