Night - Istanbul - Turkey
In the background the New Mosque is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Eminönü district of Istanbul, Turkey. Built in 1597. Balik Ekmek (literally "fish and bread") is a fish sandwich served in small boats and little buffets in Eminönü around the Galata Bridge. A regular sandwich consists of one small fried fish, slices of tomatoes and onion. However, the taste is beyond expectations for such a basic menu. The price is around 5 TL. It's a local favorite and thus it's supercrowded…
Insider Istanbul: Where to Eat, Sleep, and Explore
It’s the city that redefined decadence: by fusing Eastern and Western influences over hundreds of years, Istanbul has grown into a city full of magical energy, opulence, and grandeur.
Instagram postcards from Istanbul, Turkey - Start every morning with strong Turkish coffee and a simit, the Turkish equivalent of a bagel, sold on nearly every street corner. Buy a grilled fish sandwich from the vendors on boats near the Eminonu, or tackle a plate of fried or raw mussels. If you’re brave, sample kokorec, a sandwich crafted with lamb innards.