Yasin Berkay's Blog Posts | Tripster

Istanbul’s Airports After Corona: Is It Safe?

After months of pandemic crisis, we are about to be free again to travel the planet earth. Some of us productively spent this quarantine, while some of us spent just like a vacation. And while we struggled or getting relaxed at these times, travel agencies haven’t spent their time idle. In this writing, we will point out some of the things made for us to travel in these strange times. We saw many people wondering online about international travel. Is Istanbul airport safe? Are Istanbul’ Airports open during coronavirus crisis? And mostly many people still ask this question, are air travel safe?

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10 Days in Istanbul with the Perfect 10 Day Itinerary

Is there enough time to visit Istanbul in 10 days? This will vary depending on the season of your visit and where you want to go. If you’ve come to Istanbul for the first time, some areas will fascinate you and you may want to revisit them. You can even arrange your visit to Istanbul to coincide with these events. The most important of these in 2020 is the UEFA Champions League final which will be played on 30th May 2020, at Istanbul’s’ Atatürk Olympic Stadium. You can arrange your Istanbul travel itinerary according to this date.

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Istanbul’s Best Antique and Vintage Shops

Antiquity, objects of historical importance. Some say that the value of an object can’t rise because of its age. But we all know stuff from the past, especially from the important moments can and should be very valuable. And the antique shops are breath-taking just for that. Imagine many objects from different eras, cultures and histories of the past, sitting in one place. Even its thought is overwhelming, and surely a person who has no interest in antique objects will fill with awe once they get in these stores. But what makes an antique shop remarkable?

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Top 10 Places to Smoke Hookah in Istanbul

Hookah is a tobacco product that is smoked like a cigarette. The hookah, which is frequently used in Eastern culture, came first from India to Iran, then onto the Arabs and Ottomans. The hookah is made up of a number of parts; the section which contains the tobacco is called the "pipe bowl", the long body is called the "ser", the part that filters the smoke, and bubbles when you smoke it is the "bottle" and the section that takes the smoke from the bottle to the mouth is called the "hookah tube".

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Where to Buy Best Jewellery in Istanbul?

Whatever you are coming to Istanbul for, you can always look up to some fine jewellery on your trip. This city contains one of the biggest jewellery markets in the world. The city itself was popular on designing valuable stones even ages ago. Jewellers and craftsmen filled in the city of Constantinople, and they kept their livings after the conquest of the Ottoman Empire. They even flourished on the Ottoman age, thanks to the construction of the Grand Bazaar.

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5 Istanbul Mosques You Should Know About

While the architectural jewel of the world, Hagia Sophia, converted into a mosque once again, we gathered around the five most beautiful mosques Istanbul has to offer to the world. The great city of Istanbul. Because of its geographical position, it was an economical hub. And this provided many people with trade opportunities. With increased population and the beauty of the land made this city capital for art and religion in the Ottoman Empire, the same with Byzantium. Even before that it housed many spiritual buildings and rituals for every faithful soul. Even today it households many temples, synagogues and mosques. And in this writing, we will focus on some of the significant mosques. Sultans of the Ottoman Empire almost always constructed something great or improved the existing ones. And mosques hold the biggest share in these buildings. Many sultans ordered the construction of a mosque with special traits to leave a mark in this great city. And almost every architect worked in these projects was phenomenal. With these combined, with a long tradition of building marvels even predates the Ottoman Empire filled this city with wonders. Even the Hagia Sophia, built in the Byzantium times, preserved and converted in the Ottoman reign. We will list some of these important mosques like Blue Mosque or Suleymaniye Mosque in this post with some of the history they have.

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Best Travel Movies to Watch at Home During Quarantine

We all are having a hard time in quarantine. Staying home all day makes most of us irritated and we constantly try to make something that passes time. The most accessible and easy way to do this is watching movies. While staying at home, which we all should, we can watch some of the films we wanted to when we couldn’t find any time. We gathered some films in this writing, for specially travel lovers. So that you may still remember what it was like to travel, urban or natural hiking. If you are bored with cooking different meals, home exercising or simply just want to watch some films but run out of them, we listed some travel films just for you.

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How To Use Istanbul’s Metro, Tram and Metrobus Lines More Effectively As a Tourist?

Istanbul is one of the most populous cities in the world. The number of people living in the city is more than 15 million and more than 4 million of them are caught in traffic on a daily basis. Especially in the morning between 07.30 - 09.00, 10.30 - 12.00 and in the evening between 17.00 - 19.00 there is a traffic jam. Driving and taking taxis are not effective in congested traffic in terms of budget and time. It is important to be efficient timewise and to avoid public transportation such as buses and minibusses during rush hour as much as possible. You can use the rail systems or transportation vehicles such as boats and ferries in crowded places of the city.

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23 Things To Do With Kids in Istanbul

You are in Istanbul. You want to spend a nice holiday with your children in this city that never sleeps. We have toured and written 23 of the museums and sightseeing areas for you and your children. Scientists say that man has not only 5 senses. It is necessary to add the following question to this information: Do our senses always say the truth? Here you will find the answer to this question in Istanbul Illusions Museum.

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