What’s winter weather like in Istanbul?

Many people think that Istanbul is tropical. This is completely incorrect! Istanbul is cold in winter. It’s often rainy and on some days it’s snowy. So bring very warm clothes and winter shoes/boots! Brrr…

winter is the best time for delicious fish!


In winter, try not to miss the opportunity to eat lovely fresh Bosphorus fish in Istanbul. […]

Marvellous winter drink: Salep

If you are in Istanbul in winter, you shouldn’t miss a cup of hot milky drink called Salep. One of the ingredients of Salep is ground wild orchid roots! Salep is available at most patisseries and dessert shops. One of the good places to try is “Mado” which is a Turkish patisserie chain and they […]