Category Archives: Middle East

Taking the Boat to Princes Islands Istanbul

A boat to Princes Islands

If you are staying in Istanbul, I recommend at least a week to fully enjoy the city. You can, of course, see the basic sites in about four days, but you will feel rushed and not truly appreciate Turkish life and culture. Today’s article is all about taking the boat to Princes Islands in Istanbul. […]

Visiting the Blue Mosque Istanbul

Blue Mosque Istanbul Courtyard

I did my degree in religions and theology at Manchester University, so as a traveler, I am a bit of a culture vulture – especially when it comes to religious sites and architecture. The Blue Mosque in Istanbul is something that I have wanted to see for a long time. It’s just that travel and […]