Contemporary art at Santralistanbul, the former power plant turned industrial archeology and art museum.

Journey to Istanbul’s Santralistanbul
Boston Globe
Now it’s what one guidebook calls ?an astounding new art space.? Turkey, we learn, has transformed what was the electric power nerve center for Istanbul from 1911 to 1983 into a mega-size artistic play space, giving power-plant scope and scale for big

 

 

A new city to be built in Istanbul: Minister

from Hurriyet Daily News
A city with a projected population of 1 million is planned to be built within Istanbul…

 

The Drumbeat of Ramadan

New York Times (blog)

ISTANBUL ? It is the holy month of Ramadan and, just before twilight, my Istanbulneighborhood fills with an intoxicating smell from the two wood-fire oven bakeries feverishly producing loaf after crusty loaf of seasonal bread. There’s a bustle of last-minute

 

Istanbul Forum goals look good on paper
Asia Times Online
Turkey has recently used the Istanbul Forum for Economic Cooperation Between Turkey, Afghanistan, and Pakistan as a platform for advocating increased regional integration among itself and these two countries, primarily in order to promote economic

 

Turkish delight: The allure of Istanbul
Palm Beach Post
Istanbul’s rich history and its unique mix of old and new, tradition and modernity make it one of the great travel destinations of the world. ? Photos and video by Palm Beach Post photography Bruce R. Bennett, who spent a leisurely week experiencing

 

Istanbul full of Byzantine masterpieces | GulfNews.com
The historic areas of Istanbul include several architectural masterpieces from the Byzantine and Ottoman periods, such as the sixth-century Hagia Sophia and

6 Sales Tips From Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar | Inc.com
Competition is fierce inside this ancient, 5000-shop market. Here’s how the best merchants stand out–and what you can learn from them.

Why Secretary Clinton is going to Istanbul
CNN (blog)
Istanbul’s significance doesn’t stop there: the city hosts the Syrian National Council (SNC), one of the groups claiming to represent the Syrian opposition. When she meets members of this opposition in Istanbul, Secretary Clinton will no doubt make

Explore Istanbul in Style with KLS Luxury Transportation
RedOrbit
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ ? It was originally called Byzantium ? but no matter what you call it, this glittering gem on the Bosporus known later as Constantinople and today asIstanbul beckons hordes of tourists every year from around

Istanbul, Turkey’s Newest Nightclub, Richie, Entertains with One Systems …
Pro AV Products and Providers Industry News
Nashville, Tennessee – Istanbul’s newest luxury nightclub, Richie, recently installed One Systems loudspeakers in its newly constructed facility. Akhan SES Isik Ve Gorsel Sistemler Tic of Istanbul, one of Turkey’s leading audio companies performed the

Europe Travel: Exotic Istanbul offers ghosts of empires past
Toronto Star
ISTANBUL, TURKEY?It’s lunchtime, and I’m lounging. Cup of tea in hand, laying back over traditional Ottoman-style pillows, with a dark red kilim, or Turkish rug, spread underneath. I’ve been told the Palatium Café ? smack dab in the heart of Istanbul

Tokyo 2020 says bid has stronger geographic advantage
Chicago Tribune
Tokyo faces only two cities, Madrid and Istanbul, campaigning for the 2020 Olympics as opposed to four rivals last time. Istanbul is divided into a European and an Asian side, making Tokyo the only wholly Asian bid. “I think it is a big difference this

10 hour layover in Istanbul | Europe Forum | Fodor’s Travel Talk …
By braidsL
I have been to Istanbul, but my friend has not. I don’t recall how far the airport is from the center of town and was wondering if someone might have some suggestions for us. I recall that you can get a visa at the airport. Thanks. Lorraine Posted

Execupundit.com: Our Man in Istanbul: Jim Stroup Returns
By Michael Wade
Commentary by Michael Wade on Leadership, Ethics, Management, and Life. Saturday, August 11, 2012. Our Man in Istanbul: Jim Stroup Returns. Good news! Managing Leadership is back. posted by Michael Wade @ 7:38 PM 0 comments

Istanbul morning | Flickr – Photo Sharing!
This photo belongs to. CyberMacs’ photostream (9,061). Newest photo ?; Istanbul morning · Bosphorus from the second bridge · Ramazan night

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