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What a piece of luck that we were allocated Rasim as our tour guide last week. we couldn't have asked for more - nothing was too difficult and every question was answered in superb English and gave us a real insight, on our first visit...More
Normally when traveling I avoid any type of organized tour. I much prefer to explore and adventure on my own, and my friend who I visited Istanbul with is the same way. But at the last minute, we decided to book a private food tour...More
Istanbul walking tour with Erol as our guide was a superb way of getting an initial insight into the amazing history of the city and provided a good orientation on the major sites including a stop for tea at the spice bazaar. Would definitely recommend...More
Necla introduced us to a very personalised side of Istanbul on a fabulous walking and ferry boat view of the city. She communicated with us prior to the day and asked about our needs and wants and planned accordingly. Her choices were fantastic and a...More
Nejla was the friendliest and most knowledgeable guide we could have hoped for, she had extensive knowledge of the city and all of Istanbul's culinary delights. As a part of our walking tour we visited and ate at a broad range of establishments serving delicious...More
Duygu met us at our apartment and we spent a most enjoyable 3 hours walking around the Beyoglu district and beyond. She was very informative and provided us with an interesting insight into areas we would otherwise not have discovered. Duygu is a lovely lady...More
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My two travel companions and I have been lucky enough to have visited Turkey before and so wanted to try a bit of an off the beaten track look into Istanbul and the food that really inspires the locals... we couldn't have selected a better...More
I'm a bit late in writing this review but felt the need to add my appreciation of the experience provided by offbeat. We did the orientation tour in May 2015 while staying in Galata. Absolutely first class and highly recommended. Have recommended Duygu to our...More
Istanbul is complicated. With one foot in Asia and the other in Europe, it's home to more than 20-million people. Its two major airports are miles apart, so knowing when and where to go and how to get there (and why you would want to)...More
Our first day in Istanbul we met Nejla and she gave us an orientation tour of Beyoglu, helped a lot as we were staying in the neighbourhood so we got our bearings. Nejla was fun, interesting, knowledgeable. The next day we did a foodie tour...More