Mapplr's favorite hotels in Istanbul

Spring is a good time to visit the city of Istanbul, one of the very few places in the world that bring together history, culture, art, architecture, gastronomy and stunning physical beauty. Here is a list of my favorite hotels (some are luxurious apartments in renovated buildings). Sofa Hotel Tesvikiye Caddesi No:41-41A Nisantasi Istanbul, Turkey […]

Mapplr’s favorite restaurants in Istanbul

What makes a city hot? Art, history, beautiful location and of course, good food. Istanbul has it all. And as with any city with lots of good food, how does a visitor figure out which restaurants and cafes are really worth trying? To answer this question, I decided to ask a local. But not just […]