Walking tour of Istanbul 

We went on a walking tour of Istanbul yesterday and it was, as expected, fascinating. The history of Istanbul, Constantinople, Byzantium is fascinating and our tour guide was genuinely knowledgeable about the history involving the Romans, Greeks and Ottoman Empire eventually leading to the formation of the Republic of Turkey. We visited the Blue Mosque,… Continue reading Walking tour of Istanbul 

It’s just the culture

I saw a lovely photograph of one of my daughters on Instagram this week. She was wearing a headscarf in a mosque in Istanbul on her honeymoon. We had a good laugh about it as it would certainly be a triggering event for her mother. Myself and herself are going to Istanbul next week for… Continue reading It’s just the culture