Every month we ask an Istanbul local the same ten questions. This way you can hear firsthand what they love and hate about the city, and learn about the best places to wine, dine and shop in town. Today Ali Kambay, aged between 18-25 and active as a front desk specialist, shares his Istanbul secrets. Click To Continue…

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Normally we don’t review websites, but for NotonlyIstanbul we want to make an exception. Why? They focus on capturing Istanbul through the lens of ordinary people, and offer visitors an overview of what places locals visit and how they experience Istanbul. And that is exactly what we try to do here at Witt Istanbul. The only difference is, we use words, and NotonlyIstanbul uses videos. Click To Continue…

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Every month we ask an Istanbul local the same ten questions. This way you can hear firsthand what they love and hate about the city, and learn about the best places to wine, dine and shop in town. Today Dumrul Alcici, aged between 36-45 and active as a manager, shares his Istanbul secrets. Click To Continue…

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In part one of our most popular Turkish desserts series we focused on pudding and confectionery types. Now we will take a closer look at phyllo dough (the famous baklava varieties), semolina, and fruit desserts.

As usual I’ll explain how every dessert is made and highlight the main ingredients. I recommend you try at least a few during your stay. Click To Continue…

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Every month we ask an Istanbul local the same ten questions. This way you can hear firsthand what they love and hate about the city, and learn about the best places to wine, dine and shop in town.

Today Dilara Inan Özbay, aged between 26-35 and active in the technology sector as a Marcam Specialist, shares her Istanbul secrets. Click To Continue…

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