Here's my tips on visiting Istanbul on a budget and a few tidbits about our trip.
Firstly, it helps to know exactly where in the world Turkey actually is. Its location is by far one of its unique characteristics. It borders between Europe and Asia, and has both cultural and historical connections to the ancient Greek, the Persians, the Romans, Byzantine and the Ottoman Empires. Their History is truly fascinating!
Turkey has many suburbs and cities. Ankara is the capital. Istanbul which we visited, is the largest city in Turkey and is the center of its commerce, cultural diversity and history.
Just a heads up, if you didn't already know....majority of the people in Turkey are fluent in Turkish and very few are well versed in English...but trust me, you will be ok!
Tip 1: Pack light! Yes you heard me... There are lots of …