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We also booked two tours, Istanbul Highlights with Rasim that took us to most of the main tourist destinations in the Old Town and the Artisan tour with Duygu that was more off the beaten path and gave us a lot of insight into the...More
Duygu brought us around Beyoglu,to try different dishes/snacks at cafes, restaurants and even roadside stalls. The food was really good and varied, sometime going to get just a single portion to be shared amongst the 5 of us.
I appreciate that she gave us very...More
Wow. This was a great choice. We met our guide Nejla at our apartment and she spent the next 6 hours introducing the three if us ( including teenage daughter) to the foods of Turkey. O am not sure what Turkish people would do if...More
What a piece of luck that we were allocated Rasim as our tour guide last week. we couldn't have asked for more - nothing was too difficult and every question was answered in superb English and gave us a real insight, on our first visit...More
Normally when traveling I avoid any type of organized tour. I much prefer to explore and adventure on my own, and my friend who I visited Istanbul with is the same way. But at the last minute, we decided to book a private food tour...More
Istanbul walking tour with Erol as our guide was a superb way of getting an initial insight into the amazing history of the city and provided a good orientation on the major sites including a stop for tea at the spice bazaar. Would definitely recommend...More
Necla introduced us to a very personalised side of Istanbul on a fabulous walking and ferry boat view of the city. She communicated with us prior to the day and asked about our needs and wants and planned accordingly. Her choices were fantastic and a...More
Nejla was the friendliest and most knowledgeable guide we could have hoped for, she had extensive knowledge of the city and all of Istanbul's culinary delights. As a part of our walking tour we visited and ate at a broad range of establishments serving delicious...More
Duygu met us at our apartment and we spent a most enjoyable 3 hours walking around the Beyoglu district and beyond. She was very informative and provided us with an interesting insight into areas we would otherwise not have discovered. Duygu is a lovely lady...More
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My two travel companions and I have been lucky enough to have visited Turkey before and so wanted to try a bit of an off the beaten track look into Istanbul and the food that really inspires the locals... we couldn't have selected a better...More