Travel Guide: Eurasia – Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul has land areas in two continents, Asia and Europe. These two continents are split by Bosporus (Strait of Istanbul), the world’s narrowest natural strait that connects the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea as well as the Aegean Sea. Bosporus is roughly 32 km long and currently has 2 functioning bridges (Bogazici and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridges). A third bridge…

Travel Guide Eurasia: Istanbul, Turkey

Arrival Istanbul has two international airports. The old Istanbul Ataturk International Airport is the main airport in terms of international travels. It is located at the European side of Istanbul. The newer Sabiha Gokcen (named after the First Turkish Woman pilot, also an adopted daughter of Ataturk) is located in the Anatolian side of the city….