Istanbul Blue mosque

Turkey, the seat of the Islamic Ottoman Empire

One of my most favorite destinations is Turkey, from ancient mosques to modern high-rise malls. It is a city steeped in culture and history. In Istanbul, it is the views of the Bosphorus that will dominate your visit.

I stayed around Sultanahmet Square, and I explored the old city bij foot. Things to do in Istanbul.

Sultan Ahmet mosque: Not to be outdone by the grandeur of the Hagia Sophia, the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed Continue reading