Fréderike Geerdink explains “How to manage your money in Istanbul” and Istanbul news roundup follows…

How to manage your money in Istanbul

from Journalist in Turkey, background articles, news and weblog about by Fréderike Geerdink
Loads of small change in your pocket, paying with notes in bigger shops and never, never paying with a 50 lira note in a taxi? Congrats, that?s the way to do it in Istanbul! If you?ve passed the dealing-with-money-in-Istanbul test, you are probably not in the city for the first time. So often I see

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Efes One Love reveals program

from Hurriyet Daily News
Organizers have announced the hourly program of the upcoming Efes One Love Festival.

Yakuza using Istanbul as drug trade base: UN report

from Hurriyet Daily News
Japan’s powerful Yakuza criminal organization has set up bases in Istanbul to traffic drugs coming from Iran, a U.N. report has said.


Poor but Proud Istanbul Neighborhood Faces Gentrification

Tarlabasi, a low-income neighborhood that also serves as a sanctuary for Turkey’s marginalized populations, is being cleared for shopping malls and upscale housing.


theartsdesk in Istanbul: East meets West at the Istanbul Music Festival | Classical music reviews, news & interviews | The Arts Desk

Istanbul, Take Two

The Atlantic

Discussing the prevalence — or lack thereof — of head scarves.

Greetings From Istanbul

The Atlantic

I’m in Turkey, where I’d never been until yesterday. So far I have nothing to report in the

United to launch service to Istanbul from Newark

USA TODAY (blog)

United Airlines will launch daily non-stop service from Newark to Istanbul.

Bangkok, Istanbul and Barcelona | Travel Blog

The past week has been lots of travel. I should have kept up on the blog better but the time flew by really fast. I feel like I was just starting to

Soccer’s Lost Boys, Stranded in Istanbul

New York Times (blog)

In 2010, several Nigerians jumped at what they thought was a chance to play soccer professionally for Turkey. Upon arriving, they learned they had been swindled. Jason Andrew photographed these stranded players.

URBANPHOTO: Cities / People / Place » Istanbul: To the Asian Side

By Christopher Szabla

For an intercontinental journey, F.’s directions were fairly straightforward. ?Head to Eminönü,? she’d said, introducing a thicket of tongue-challenging Turkish umlauts. ?Take a ferry to Kadiköy. I’ll meet you there, on the Asian side.? The Asian

A Istanbul, la mosquée géante de Recep Tayyip Erdogan?

from YOL (routes de Turquie et d’ailleurs) by anne

Istanbul 2020 Bid Inspired By Ranking Fifth Most Visited City

Istanbul 2020 Bid Inspired By Ranking Fifth Most Visited City.

Istanbul 2020: MasterCard Global Destination Index rates strong numbers at …

Sports Features Communications

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications June 29 – MasterCard’s biannually published Global Destination Index has ranked Istanbul?

Cigarette – Istanbul, Turkey | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

By Maciej Dakowicz

A night out in Beyoglu district of Istanbul, Turkey. Shot on a 10-day long photo trip to Istanbul with Oli, Tony and Gareth. My facebook fan page:

Historic Armenian School Building in Istanbul to Become Hotel

A historical Armenian school, Mesrobyan School in Istanbul’s Gedikpaşa … to Armenian establishments in Istanbul and will be used to support people in need.



Photo – Istanbul, Turkey | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

By Maciej Dakowicz

Shot on a 10-day long photo trip to Istanbul with Oli, Tony and Gareth. facebook fan page: – new photo trips and

istanbul-istanbul-turchia-interno-gran-bazar – Blog – 360Cities

By 360Cities

This entry was posted by 360Cities on June 27, 2012 at 2:21 pm. 360° panorama by Pierpaolo Fioravanti. Click the image to open the interactive version. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. Follow any responses

New collection agreement: Contemporary architecture in Istanbul and

By artstor

ARTstor Digital Library is collaborating with ART on FILE to share approximately 1000 digital photographs of architecture, built environment projects, and landscape architecture in Istanbul and Buenos Aires. Istanbul In 2012, ART on FILE will ?

Istanbul New Stories – Photo-essays – Domus

With this exploration of a contemporary city, the Italian photographer raises awareness of urban dynamics in the Europe of the future, narrating places and

Baba Zula trace Istanbul’s highs and lows

Deutsche Welle

Turkish band Baba Zula achieved fame in Germany through the music documentary ‘Crossing the Bridge.’ The band with its rebellious spirit goes way back in the contemporary Turkish music scene.

Istanbul to renew earthquake system

from Hurriyet Daily News
Istanbul Special Provincial Administration is renewing its ?Earthquake Emergency Response? and ?Early ..

TOURS & DETOURS: Exotic Istanbul straddles two continents
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The Fortress of Seven Towers in Yedikule, Istanbul ? Lost At E …
By James Weinert
One place in particular was the Fortress of the Seven Towers in Istanbul. Sure it is uninhabitable, but this place is seriously cool. Once known as the Golden Gate, it was the official entrance intoIstanbul, with surrounding walls defending


Students to read the city from Galata Tower

from Hurriyet Daily News
High school groups have been invited to join ?Reading the City from Galata? workshop sessions at SALT Galata

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