Conqueror’s Mosque!

conqueror's mosque
Fatih Camii, “Conqueror’s Mosque” in English, is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Fatih district of IstanbulTurkey. It was one of the largest examples of Turkish-Islamic architecture in Istanbul and represented an important stage in the development of classic Turkish architecture. It is named after Ottoman sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, known in Turkish as Fatih Sultan Mehmed, the Ottoman sultan who conquered Constantinople in 1453.
The monument located in the old city and today the area is still preserving the historical texture. It is a fact that with its grandiose structure of the monument, it is one of the most beautiful mosques of İstanbul

Kartepe means fresh air and green!

kartepeKartepe, literally Snowy hill referring to mountains to the south, is situated in the east of Kocaeli Gulf. It is almost merged to İzmit, the province center and it included in Kocaeli. Kartepe Mountains are to the south and Sapanca Lake is to the east of Kartepe. The area is mountainous and ever green. Since couple of decades, Istanbulites prefer the area as weekend escape. You can make a daily trip to the area as well as stay couple of days. 
Little boutique hotels welcome you with their cozy ambiance. Especially barbeque and fish restaurants are popular with their open air facilities. Do not miss to taste fresh trout at the fish farms during your visit.

Have an intercontinental trip in half an hour!

intercontinental tripThe joyeuse part of being in İstanbul is passing from Europe to Asia via ships. The trip takes approximately 30 min.
Nearly in every half an hour you can take the ship from Karaköy, Eminönü or Beşiktaş to Kadıköy. More than 1 million passenger are using the ships in a day.
Do not forget to have your tea and simit with you while you are on board. Enjoy the sea and the breeze of İstanbul!