Forget touristy Istanbul. Get a taste of local Turkish hospitality.
From the moment I stepped into Istanbul, and on my last footsteps out of this city, I was fortunate to experience local Turkish hospitality. It could have been driven by the fact that I was travelling alone, or from the sympathy glances I got when I had a mounting backpack on me.
1. Upon arriving at Istanbul airport, I had to get a metro card. The machines weren’t English-friendly and a local beside me, sensing my lost look, guided me through. I learned that the machines do not read more >>>
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