Posts Tagged ‘Istanbul’

The 7th Istanbul ShoppingFest (İSF) was launched on 1 July 2017 at the Grand Bazaar with much fanfare, offering shopping enthusiasts and shopaholics an exciting experience through this year’s iSF new brand concept called ‘Design ISF’. The 556-year old Grand Bazaar – which is the world’s first shopping centre – is full of...

The survey, conducted online in January and February 2014, asked more than 15,000 Agoda.com travellers to pick their dream honeymoon location from among 20 destinations. Malaysian travellers favoured Maldives with a solid 20% of the total country votes, while Paris (14%) and Istanbul (10%) stand as second and third...

TURKISH DELIGHTS Turkey has always been a fascinating country to the Gaya Travellers, ever since we saw our parents’ photos of the magnificent Blue Mosque and the cruise they took on Bosphorus Sea. Turkey indeed has fantastic natural landscapes, beautiful ancient architecture, fabulous food, fascinating history and...

KONYA Konya is known for its pious inhabitants and strong Islamic leanings. Celaleddin Rumi, also known as Mevlana, was the founder of the Mevlevi dervish sect – better known as the whirling dervishes. Rumi developed a philosophy of spiritual union and universal love, and is regarded as one of the Islamic world’s...