Istiklal Avenue – Istanbul Turkey

It’s 2007.  This is my 2nd visit to the amazing city of Istanbul. I figure this is the time I’ll get to check out “that street” I wondered about since my first visit in 2005. I’ve learned “that street” is called İstiklâl Caddesi, or Independence Avenue, and located in the district of Istanbul known as Beyoğlu. (To me, Beyoğlu translates from Turkish to English as…”fun … More Istiklal Avenue – Istanbul Turkey

How a Love Affair (with a Country) starts…

Written by World Travel Warehouse on Oct 20, 2005Cruises.  Ports of Call. Suliemaniye Mosque and Galata Bridge You arrive…in town for a quicky…off a cruise ship. //www.youtube.com/get_player Video arriving on the cruise ship (it was raining) In Istanbul, you’re given 24 hours to check out this new port, which is one of maybe 10 different ports of … More How a Love Affair (with a Country) starts…