Posts Tagged ‘sightseeing in istanbul’

One Day in Istanbul

One Day in Istanbul
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls    I watched the two women in front of me go in without a head covering. I paused and fingered the scarf I had draped over my head and shoulders self-consciously. “Does my head not have to be covered?” I asked the guard at the entrance, wanting to be respectful,...
November 17th, 2011 | Extras, Middle East, Turkey | Read More

What to See and Savor in Istanbul

What to See and Savor in Istanbul
Straddling Asia and Europe, Istanbul is an exotic fusion of East and West. From the colossal Hagia Sofia, to the small minarets that dot the hills on the horizon, to the sweet baklava, this ancient city is chock full of history, picturesque views, and divine food. In addition to visiting Istanbul’s...
February 10th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Turkey | Read More