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  1. johanna trace

    Very nice info about Istanbul. Me and my husband, we have visited istanbul on 2019 winter. You have to pay attention when you buy something. Always negotiate if there is no price tag. Yellow cabs have a very bad reputation too about scamming people. We have used a private airport transfer service and recommend that

    • The Blonde Abroad

      Hey Johanna! Thank you for the tip. Yes, you definitely have to negotiate in the bazaars — which can be intimidating…or fun!

  2. Simge

    Hi Kiersten! Thanks for your sharing, it is really helpful especially for female tourists. As a small addition, I think tourists will also love Turkish delights and baklava.

    • The Blonde Abroad

      Hey Simge! Oh yes, Turkish delights and baklava should definitely be sampled while in Istanbul. So yummy! 🙂