The stalls are a perfect mixture of old and new, east and west -- just like Istanbul.
Turkey is home to some of the most beautiful, historical and geographically diverse places on Earth. Here are 12 places that
They welcome the opportunity to entertain visitors, and if you bring them some treats, they just might pose for you.
The people you meet here tend to treat you like a special celebrity guest. Especially in cities, the rush of daily life feels like Paris or New York. I remember rain turning the city's alleys into wild rivers.
I enjoyed updating our Istanbul guidebook's Grand Bazaar chapter. While the main streets of the vast market are jam-packed
've scored rugs from China, Morocco, and Turkey, art from Ramatuelle in France, and landscape paintings from Montenegro. My best acquisition was an authentic Chin Dynasty bowl.
The warbling call to prayer used to unnerve me, and now I find it actually beautiful...even comforting.
Vibrant and diverse, Istanbul is by far one of the most fascinating cities on the globe.
The stage is to be a custom-designed stage reflecting the Blue Mosque, with the panorama of Istanbul on one side. Booths