Turkey’s new e-visa system extended to 2015

The Turkish authorities have recently introduced an e-visa system for holiday makers to purchase their visa before they travel to Turkey. This new electronic system was set to be exclusively in place by April 10 2014 and would have meant that travellers would no longer...

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Galatasaray vs Chelsea – Travel Guide

Date: 26 February 2014 Venue:  Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi - Türk Telekom Arena Kick off: 21:45 (Local Time) Chelsea Fans Travel Guide to Istanbul Galatasaray host Chelsea in the Champions League Round of 16 first leg on 26 February 2014. Travelling to away games can be a daunting task...

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Gülşen taking Istanbul into 2014

Turkish popstar Gülşen will be ushering Istanbul into the new year this December 31st at the Hilton Convention Hall. 2013 was a big year for Gülşen with her huge hit "Yatcaz Kalkcaz Ordayım" and "Kardan Adam". Tickets are available from Biletix which is the name given...

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Taksim is located on the European side of Istanbul and in recent history has become the city's beating heart. Taksim is a fantastic place to stay during your trip as it is a major leisure district where some of Istanbul's best hotels, restaurants and shops...

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The House Café – Ortaköy

The House Café is a popular restaurant chain primarily based in Istanbul that offers a modern mix of Turkish and international dishes. The Ortaköy branch of the House Café is located right next to the Bosphorus for an incredible view while you dine. At the House Café you will...

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Turkish Football

The Turkish Spor Toto Süper Lig over the last twenty years is fast becoming one of the prominent football leagues in Europe. From the incredible Brazilian Roberto Carlos to the unstoppable Didier Drogba, the Turkish Süper Lig has been attracting some big names in world football in...

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Gezi Park

Escape the bustle of Taksim Square with a short stroll through Istanbul's Gezi Park Situated just behind Taksim Square, Gezi Park is one of the few remaining green areas in Istanbul. Like other parks in Istanbul it is very well maintained and you will find many people...

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Topkapı Palace

Nowhere brings you closer to the Ottoman world than the magnificent Topkapı Palace For nearly 400 years Topkapı Palace served as the royal residence of the Ottoman dynasty and functioned as the centre of the empires government. On 3rd April 1924, Topkapı Palace was converted into a museum to...

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