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HOW TO GO FROM SABIHA GOKCEN AIRPORT TO SULTANAHMET – TOTAL TRANSPORTATION GUIDE WITH ALL OPTIONS

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Merhaba Turkey travelers! In this post I will write about how to go from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Sultanahmet. I will explain you the most common transportation ways, from private to public transportation, from expensive to cheap and from fast to long. Here we start; If your destination is Taksim please read this post about how to go from Sabiha Gokcen airport to Taksim? Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Sultanahmet Havabus / Havatas Bus Havabus is one big bus company that operates only at the airports in Istanbul. The company was known as Havatas […]

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WHERE TO SWIM IN ISTANBUL? TOP BEACHES AND SWIMMING LOCATIONS

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Where to swim in Istanbul? This is a question that many summer travelers ask. Here is a detailed post about the best beaches in Istanbul and how to reach there. Istanbul is surrounded by the Marmara Sea in the South and the Black Sea in the north. Bosphorus divides the city into two parts, European and Asian sides. Plus there is Golden horn which is the part of Bosphorus and it goes even deeper into the city.    The city is surrounded by the sea but there are only a […]

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TOP 5 SHOPPING MALLS OF ISTANBUL● TURKEY TRAVEL JOURNAL

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Top 5 Shopping Malls of Istanbul I listed the Top 5 shopping malls of Istanbul below according to frequently asked questions by my guests and by tourists who travel to Turkey. Most of them are easily accessible by metro or public transportation, child-friendly and not far from touristic areas like Sultanahmet or Taksim (except Mall of Istanbul). There are local and quality Turkish brands, theme parks, large food lounges with local tastes, Aquariums, huge theaters where you can watch Broadway musicals (if you are lucky) and much more in these […]

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SABIHA GOKCEN AIRPORT TO TAKSIM- TOTAL TRANSPORTATION GUIDE WITH ALL OPTIONS

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Merhaba dear travelers! I will write about how to go from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Taksim in different ways and I will explain you the most common ones, from private to public transportation, from expensive to cheap and from fast to long. Here we start;   Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Taksim Havabus / Havatas Bus Havabus is one big bus company that operates only at the airports in Istanbul. The company was known as Havatas before. This is the most convenient way to go from Sabiha Gokcen airport to Taksim. It’s comfortable, almost luxury […]

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ISTANBULKART – TOTAL GUIDE TO ISTANBUL METRO PASS ● TURKEY TRAVEL JOURNAL

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ISTANBULKART – TOTAL GUIDE TO ISTANBUL'S METRO PASS ● TURKEY TRAVEL JOURNAL Istanbulkart;  It’s a time saving, budget friendly, a must have tourist pass of Istanbul. I always have it in my pocket. I feel sad when I lose it. In this post, I am going to give you detailed, useful information about where to buy istanbulkart (in the city or at the airports)?  How to buy istanbulkart without any help? How to load istanbulkart? What are the travel fares? How many people can use it? Does each person need istanbulkart? […]

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HOW TO GO TO SULTANAHMET FROM ATATURK AIRPORT BY METRO ● TURKEY TRAVEL JOURNAL

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How to go to Sultanahmet from Ataturk airport ? Merhaba! As I wrote in “How to get to Taksim from Ataturk airport” post, it was always easier to go to Sultanahmet from Ataturk airport by metro than Sabiha Gokcen airport on the Asian side. Ataturk airport will be closed in 2018 and the new one will be operating after Ataturk airport. If your destination or hotel is in Taksim area click on “How to go to Taksim from Ataturk airport” to read. If you feel lazy to read all the article, […]

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ADDRESSES AND PHONE NUMBERS OF CONSULATES IN ISTANBUL ● TURKEY TRAVEL JOURNAL

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Addresses and phone numbers of consulates in Istanbul. In case you need  (hopefully for good reasons) the addresses and phone numbers of Consulates in Istanbul, check the list below. You might want to check on the Istanbul map for the exact location. You can also check how you can reach there by public transportation. Or you can go by taxi. Check Istanbul taxi fares before you get one.  Consulate General Of The Republic Of Afghanistan In Istanbul Consulate General Of The Republic Of Afghanistan In Istanbul Chancery: Cumhuriyet Caddesi Umaç Apt. […]

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GO TO TAKSIM FROM ATATURK AIRPORT EASIER, FASTER AND CHEAPER BY METRO ● TURKEY TRAVEL JOURNAL

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To go to Taksim square from Ataturk airport by metro is always easier than Sabiha Gokcen airport which is located on the Asian side of Istanbul. If your destination or hotel is in Sultanahmet Blue Mosque area, read how to go to Sultanahmet from Ataturk airport post. If you feel lazy to read all the article, just follow the Google destinations alike explanation at the end of the post. Or download the free pdf file “Istanbul transportation guide” and read later. Read my posts about how to reach to different destinations and how to buy […]

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ISTANBUL ATATURK AIRPORT(IST) AND SABIHA GOKCEN AIRPORT(SAW) WIFI PASSWORDS ● TURKEY TRAVEL JOURNAL

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Ataturk airport wifi passwords and Sabiha Gokcen wifi passwords for Free. In this post, you will find Ataturk airport wifi passwords and Sabiha Gokcen airport wifi passwords.  Let’s say you want to meet with your friends and you need a wireless internet connection. Or the hotel sent a driver to pick you up and you need to inform them that you have arrived. And you don’t want to spend your limited money on roaming. Or you are leaving the country and want to check your emails one more time before the […]

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WHERE TO FIND HALAL FOOD OR RESTAURANT IN ISTANBUL TURKEY ? ● TURKEY TRAVEL JOURNAL

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What is halal food and where to find halal food in Turkey? Where to find halal food in Istanbul Turkey? Islamic Dietary laws clearly explains which foods are Halal (allowed to eat) and which are Haram (strictly prohibited). Commandments can be found in Qur’an, the holy book of Islam as well as in the Hadith (words, actions and habits of Prophet Muhammad PBUH ) and Sunnah ( deeds, teachings and sayings of Prophet Muhammad PBUH) books. Acoording to the state %99.8 of the population is Muslim, however different sources give […]