Istanbul On a Shoestring

January 24, 2014 · 1 comment

This is a guest post provided by Lauren.

The ancient city of Istanbul is one of the largest in the world. Packed with museums, galleries, cosmopolitan bars and trendy clubs, the tourist hotspot attracts a varied audience of sightseers, backpackers and travellers. As with all European cities, things can be expensive so it pays to travel as smartly as possible. Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →

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This is a guest post from Jade Eva. Jade is an English Literature student who has read books based in all the corners of the world. But now she wants to see it for herself.

I’ll be honest. On my backpacking tour of Europe, Istanbul was not one of the places that I was really that bothered about visiting. Friends had told me it was way too expensive for a gap year visit. However, I found myself with a bit of spare cash and decided: what have I got to lose? So off I went Istanbul.

As my darling Mum used to say, good things come in threes (I think). So get ready for my top three highlights of Istanbul! Exciting, no?

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sofia

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