Istanbul Blogs & Websites
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.
News and information about events taking place in Istanbul, as well as entertainment, shopping, restaurants, nightlife, hotels, culture and real estate.
The Ultimate Guide to Istanbul
Information about Istanbul, places to visit, its history, art and culture, photo gallery.
Info about accomodation, food, transportation, nightlife and shopping.
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.
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.
A city guide with information on tourist attractions, sightseeing, suggested tourist itineraries, photo galleries and news.
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.