Essential Information

Essential Information for Istanbul

Useful information for visitors to Istanbul such as general information about Istanbul, weather and climate of Istanbul, best time to visit, information about using Turkish money, useful addresses and when to expect the public holidays.

Top 11 Reasons to Visit Istanbul (Why You Should Visit Istanbul?)

Given that Istanbul is one of the most diverse, fantastic, and vibrant cities in the world, there is always a reason visit the city...

How Much Does It Cost to Visit Istanbul? (Average Daily Costs...

Istanbul is a popular European destination for travelers from all over the world. Istanbul is also a cheap destination when compared to other main...

Istanbul on a Budget: Top 13 Money Saving Tips on your...

Wondering how to save money during your Istanbul stay? Here with our top money saving tips, you can make the most of the city's...

Buying a Turkey SIM Card in Istanbul (Plans + Insider Advice)

If you're moving or traveling to Istanbul for a medium to long length of time, getting a Turkey SIM Card and phone number is...

How to Make Phone Calls to and from Istanbul & Turkey?

Here you can find our practical guide how to make phone calls to and from Turkey, Turkish telephone and mobile numbers information, Turkey &...

How to get WiFi in Istanbul? (Insider Tips & Best WiFi...

If you are wondering the answer of the typical traveler question of "How can I stay connected to internet during my trip?", here you...

Post Offices in Istanbul (Postal Services, Office Hours, Central Office)

Do you need a greeting or postcards, a letter or a parcel to send locally or abroad in Istanbul, Turkey? Than you can easily...

National, Religious & Public holidays in Istanbul, Turkey 2020/2021

Here, you can find information about the National & Religious celebrations that have official Public Holidays in Istanbul and Turkey during 2020 and 2021,...

Weights and measures, clothes and shoes size in Turkey

When visiting Istanbul, it will be helpful to know a bit about the system of measurement, temperature and clothing size. You can read below...

Turkish Liras & Money in Turkey

When visiting Istanbul, it will be helpful to know a bit about the Turkey’s currency and how it works. You can read our guide...

Electrical and video norms in Istanbul and Turkey

When traveling to different countries, you should keep in your mind that the electrical and video standards may be different from the ones adopted...

Cost of Living in Istanbul 2020 with Local Expert Help

Here, we will try to give you an idea of the cost of living in Istanbul, including "how much you should get paid to...