Category Archives: In the city

How to blend in local life in Istanbul

We all have preferences and priorities in life, business, outfit, cars and etc. When it comes to making our choices in holiday destinations and our understanding of a “vacation”, it’s not much different. While some people prefer a much “touristic” approach, such as picking holiday packages and staying in hotels, some others take it more “traveller’s” way. They rather stay

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Galata neighbourhood in 2 minutes

Video audio, in printed form: Hello, today I’m going to tell you a little about the Galata neighborhood. This is the famous Galata Tower which was built in 1348. It is located next to Galipdede  street where you find lots of music stores and souvenir shops. Right at the top of this street you can see the Galata Mevlevihanesi where

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Just the right time to visit Istanbul

You’ve probably heard the latest news about the demonstrations in Turkey which had started as an occupy protest to protect the last trees in the center of Istanbul at the Gezi Park then spreading country-wide and turning into a shout out for democracy and equality. The brutality of the police might have been the main subject in the news on

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Why we encourage airport pick-up service

While most of our guests already benefit from our airport pick-up service, some prefer to come to the apartment by themselves. Well, that’s certainly a choice but I would love to list some of these down sides of public transportation. But let’s see the video first: As you’ve seen in the video below, you have 2 options if you choose

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Last Minute Offers and More…

Please check the apartments on the “Last Minute Offers” on the top of the side column… ———– Looking for a comfortable accommodation in the heart of Istanbul?… Istanbul Sweet Home is there for you offering a variety of competitive lodging alternatives to elaborate hotels in Istanbul, Turkey Directly from the owner, Istanbul Sweet Home provides its guests with several different

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