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ISTANBUL

EXPERIENCES

LOCAL WEATHER

DAY

7

LOCAL TIME

12:00 am

EXCHANGE RATE

£1.00 =

₺ 39.48

Jigger Istanbul

TURKEY

what is it?

  • workshops are held in a beautiful bar on top of the roots karakoy hotel which is brand new
  • make sure you check them out as soon in advance as you can because they sell out quickly
  • 4 cocktails over 3 hours and you make friends with loads of locals too!

why go?

  • i mean who wouldn’t want to go to a cocktail workshop & also one that gives you the chance to meet amazing local people who are super friendly!

when is it?

  • make sure you check out their website or instagram for when the cocktail classes ar

who to go with?

  • anyone who loves some fun, drinks and meeting new people

  • WORKSHOP
  • FUN
  • COCKTAILS

cook me eat me

TURKEY

what is it?

  • a very unusual, homely dining experience
  • this place stole our hearts from the moment we saw it
  • arzu the chef chooses a menu everyday and brings produce from the local market every morning

why go?

  • the most unusual and homely dining experience in istanbul

when is it?

  • everyday but make sure you book in advance because there are only 4 tables!

who to go with?

  • anyone who loves delicious food and unusual experiences

  • HOMELY
  • UNUSUAL
  • GASTRONOMY

taste of two continents

TURKEY

what is it?

  • yummy istanbul do loads of tours but our favourite is the taste of two continents
  • there is so much to cover in istanbul so if you’re short on time then this tour does a whizz through both sides of istanbul (european and asian side)
  • taste almost 10 items along the route and get to know local info whilst exploring the city
  • the location we have provided is just where this particular tour starts, other tours will start in different locations

why go?

  • the best way to explore all the different types of local food over istanbul
  • meeting point is close to the spice market (approx location linked below)

when is it?

  • all the time, come rain or shine
  • check their website for tour availability and details

who to go with?

  • food lovers & explorers

  • TASTING
  • TOUR
  • EXPLORE

Kılıc Ali Pasa Hamam

TURKEY

what is it?

  • a beautiful relaxing and traditional hammam experience
  • you will be taken inside to experience how cleansing used to take place in the past
  • women will be cleansed by women and men cleansed by men
  • you will experience lying down on hot marble, full body exfoliation and relaxation in the main hammam foyer
  • set in a gorgeous building built by the legend architect sinan who constructed various prestigious buildings around istanbul

why go?

  • a really unique relaxing experience, which has remained exactly how it used to be done in the past
  • other hammams have adapted to the modern times but this place hasn’t

when is it?

  • everyday however please check the website to stay up to date
  • women can enter from 8.30am to 4pm and men from 4.30pm to 11.30pm

who to go with?

  • for women, go with your girls, it’s just like a spa day and hang out in the foyer area sipping on turkish tea at the end (you can stay as long as you want)
  • or head to the hammam solo. many local people do this for relaxation and meeting new people in the relaxation area

  • RELAXING
  • TRADITIONAL
  • BEAUTIFUL