Istanbul: a tick off the bucketlist


WOW!! So if you follow my blog, and have read my bucketlist of destinations, you will know that I have been wanting to visit Istanbul in Turkey for some time now. I have been so fascinated with the old town, and have dreamt of the day when I could sip apple tea, negotiate a price on a carpet, and eat Turkish food until I roll. We’ll when planning a visit to the husband’s family in Germany, we decided that a few days en route would be the treat that we deserved!

Here are a few of my favourite shots from Istanbul, and I hope it inspires you to visit.. it’s such a vibrant and exciting destination, seeped in historical architecture and colourful textiles and pottery. It was hard to only pack in Turkish delight as presents for the family back home… but I needed the space for all MY goodies:

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