• A Talk With Grayson Perry Curator Linsey Young

    A Talk With Grayson Perry Curator Linsey Young

    Curator Linsey Young spoke to us about Grayson Perry's place in the contemporary art world.
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  • 2nd International Istanbul Guitar Days

    2nd International Istanbul Guitar Days

    Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall's international guitar festival continues with David Russell on May 22, Canizares on May 23, and Sharon Isbin with Kağan Korad on May 24.
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  • Style Zoom: Aslı Yılmaztürk

    Style Zoom: Aslı Yılmaztürk

    Need some style inspiration for the weekend? Meet Aslı Yılmaztürk!
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  • How to Obtain a Residence Permit in Istanbul

    How to Obtain a Residence Permit in Istanbul

    From booking an appointment to gathering the necessary documents, here's everything you need to know about applying for Residence Permits.
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  • Eat Fresh!

    Eat Fresh!

    Here are the best sources for farm fresh produce all week long!
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Restaurants & Cafes

Aheste Pera - Flavor 101

Created by Iranian-born Istanbulite Sara Tabrizi, Aheste Pera is the late night version of its sister daytime restaurant in Galata. Housed in an ... Read More »

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Peyderpey
PeyDerPey promises ‘local food with a great view’. Located conveniently on ... Read More »

Holistic Gastronomy - Interview with Alancha's Chef Kemal Demirasal

Champion windsurfer-turned-self-taught chef Kemal Demirasal has taken on a new challenge this year, launching his second Alancha restaurant in ... Read More »

 

Sanayı 313
The swanky concept store amidst garages and workshops combines refined daytime dining with a ... Read More »

Hotels

Cappadocia: Where to Stay, Where to Eat, What to Drink

Cappadocia, the land of the wild horses, is where this journey takes place, where Hittites, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks, Ottomans and most recently ... Read More »

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Banker Han
Housed in the renovated historic Banker Han, the hotel offers 36 stylish yet playful guest rooms ... Read More »
Soho House Istanbul
The 13th branch of the exclusive private members club for the creative class, Soho House located ... Read More »

Nightlife

This Week's Agenda Highlights

The dreamy days of summer seem to be here at last! Turquoise and emerald waves lap the shores of the Bosphorus, water is selling like it's going out ... Read More »

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Babylon Kilyos
Babylon offers an appealing alternative for the warm summer nights: Babylon Kilyos is the summer ... Read More »
Joker No. 19
Discover this thriving bar with a buzzing atmosphere in Beşiktaş. Joker No. 19 is the younger but ... Read More »

Arts & Entertainment

We Talk to Grayson Perry Curator Linsey Young

Grayson Perry's exhibition Small Differences at the Pera Museum is one of the main events of this summer's art calendar in Istanbul. For a full ... Read More »

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Istanbul Photography Museum
Istanbul Photography Museum was opened in 2010 to support Turkish photography and provide ... Read More »
Caferağa Medresesi and Caferiye Tekkesi
Caferağa Medresesi is an Ottoman-era medrese (religious school) designed by famous architect Mimar ... Read More »

Shopping

Vine Leaves in Season

The vitis must be one of the most generous of all the plants. Not only does it give its delicious berries (grapes) for eating raw or making into ... Read More »

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Sanayı 313
The swanky concept store amidst garages and workshops combines refined daytime dining with a ... Read More »
Palivor Çiftliği
Palivor Çiftliği Nişantaşı is the second Palivor shop in Istanbul, the first branch being ... Read More »

Lifestyle

My Istanbul: Fem Güçlütürk

Meeting Fem Güçlütürk at Labofem , her shop in Etiler, it is hard to imagine that the person passionately raving about ... Read More »

Istanbul101

Residence Permits in Istanbul: All You Need to Know in 2015

IMPORTANT UPDATE: AS OF MONDAY, MAY 18, ALL APPLICATIONS AND RENEWALS WILL BE PROCESSED BY THE DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF MIGRATION MANAGEMENT! ... Read More »

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