Istanbul Blogs & Websites
A city guide with information on tourist attractions, sightseeing, suggested tourist itineraries, photo galleries and news.
Istanbul Gazette News
The English voice of Turkish news, covering politics, regional news, the economy, crime, travel, sport and culture, as well as expat news and opinion pieces.
Extensive coverage of the best sights to see in Istanbul, with up-to-date information, personally reviewed listings and tips and tricks, with a photo gallery.
A gourmet-style blog with articles about Istanbul restaurants, eateries, specialities and food shops, with an area-by-area guide and photos.
Lets Go Istanbul
Useful tips on travelling to Istanbul, with hotels, sightseeing, travelling around Istanbul and beyond, must-see attractions, suggested travel itineraries, dining, shopping and eating.
Information on hotels, restaurants, sightseeing and attractions, city tours and the history of Istanbul, with forums, maps and photo galleries.
News and information about events taking place in Istanbul, as well as entertainment, shopping, restaurants, nightlife, hotels, culture and real estate.
Info about accomodation, food, transportation, nightlife and shopping.
Drawing on Istanbul
Los Angeles-born digital painter Trici Venola, now based in Sultanahmet, blogs about living in Istanbul and illustrates her essays with drawings and photographs.
The Ultimate Guide to Istanbul
Information about Istanbul, places to visit, its history, art and culture, photo gallery.