Balat, Istanbul, Turkey

Balat, Istanbul, Turkey — by Kristin Rust

Balat, Istanbul, Turkey — by Kristin Rust. It's easy to stick to the historic core of Istanbul because there is so much to see. But an adventure.

I didn't set out to have "Farmhouse style" in the kitchen. If you know me, you know I tend to run the opposite direction from trends, but a...

Far Above Rubies: Farmhouse Christmas Kitchen-too much dark wood for me but I love the hanging lantern! Wish I hadn't left mine at my moms!

Anadolu Kavağı, Istanbul

Anadolu Kavağı lies at the entrance of the Anatolian side of the Bosphorus from the Black Sea,great place for a quiet day trip,with little fish restaurants,waffle and ice cream corners.just opposite, on the European side is Rumeli Kavağı