Turkey

Where to Stay in Istanbul – What You Need to Know Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, as well as the most populous in the country, and throughout Europe. This city, which in the past was known as Byzantium and Constantinople, is located in the Bosphorus Strait that separates Europe and Asia, which makes it a...

Grand Bazaar Covering a vast area of central Istanbul, the Kapali Çarsi (kah-pah-looh char-shoo), “Covered Market” or Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar is the world’s oldest mall. During Byzantine times, the place where the Grand Bazaar stands was occupied by a large market that was expanded and diversified with the arrival of the...