Why Go to Istanbul

galata tower istanbul

Bridging East and West – Europe and Asia – Istanbul possesses a richly complicated heritage. Once the capital of the Ottoman and Byzantine empires, this city’s prestigious history has left us with many monuments to cherish. Plus, it integrates its past and present to create a unique mix of architecture; a glass skyscraper next to a Byzantine church or a colorful bazaar in the shadow of a shopping mall. The natural landscape is also impressive. The Bosphorus, a narrow strait, cuts the city in two and connects the Sea of…

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Shangri-La Suite, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

Shangri-La Suite, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

For most of us choosing where to stay when we travel is a balance of budget, location and facilities. Imagine for a second that money was of no concern and allow yourself to follow us on a tour of accommodations that far surpass the term holiday rental. Here are the 15 most expensive hotels you could choose to drop your bags, admire the view and roll around on bedsheets fit for a king. Shangri-La Suite, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul The Shangri-La Suite boasts unparalleled views of the Bosphorus Strait and city…

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