We asked our own Istanbul bloggers about their favorite independent Istanbul blogs & websites. Here’s a list of their tips in alphabetical order!
If you’re looking for excellent local restaurants, food tents or carts, check out Istanbul Eats! With over 12 years of experience, Ansel Mullins and Yigal Schleifer run this blog about local food places as told by two Istanbul locals. They have a diverse selection of restaurants with highly informative reviews, and always ensure that their content is up to date with new spots, classic spots, and upcoming spots!
Food and culture have gone hand in hand for as long as society has existed, and we learn an incredible amount just through the food of a particular place. This is particularly true when it comes to the Istanbul Food blog, which is a locally run independent blog about the best places to eat at in Istanbul according to blogger Tuba! The blog focuses mainly on the more genuine tastes of Istanbul, focusing on the interaction between food and the local culture.
The Guide Istanbul
Looking for fun, informative, and fresh advice about what to do, see, eat and experience while in Istanbul? The Guide Istanbul has a little bit of everything that you’re looking for: from art and culture to events, food, lifestyle, and travel in Istanbul, this blog offers detailed articles and reviews about the city! Their content is fresh, up to date and they post regularly about all that’s happening in Istanbul, providing readers with fun and exciting content about the city!
If you’re looking for a different perspective to Istanbul, but still on a local level, then Istanbul based Franco-Turkish blog Tooistanbul (in French – translation here) is a blog you should check out! The content is a fresh, new perspective on what goes on within the Turkish city, and focuses on citywide events, Turkish cuisine, lifestyle, and travel. This blog offers readers with fun guides on where to go in Istanbul, what to eat, and what to do and see within the city!
Zero Istanbul (in Turkish – translation here) is a blog that has practically everything about what is going on in Istanbul – from new restaurants opening to music, events, culture, travel, and lifestyle, this blog has it all! The content produced is always fresh, innovative and updated regularly, offering readers informative and interesting articles and reviews of restaurants, theater plays, cinematic films, and more!
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