Explore two thousand years of Istanbul in only 48 hours
A lot of cities or countries like to think that they’re the centre of the world, but one place which can claim that title and has done so for a few thousand years – is Istanbul, Turkey.
Being one of the fastest growing destinations of choice for South African holiday makers, we hop aboard a Turkish Airlines plane to find out exactly what it has to offer.
Stepping aboard is like having reservations at the finest Turkish restaurant, thirty thousand feet high, personally attended by Chef Can Dogan.
As part of her trip, Lorna had taken up the Turkish Airlines ‘Stopover’ offer where business class travellers get two free nights at a five star hotel and economy travellers one night.
Even if you stop over for only six hours, you can still take the free, guided tour, which we highly recommend.
Lorna heads right into Istanbul’s rich history, and on top of her list to see are the Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III, the Topkapi Garden, and the Blue Mosque...
Find out more about the Turkish Airlines Stopover: www.turkishairlines.com/en-za/flights/stopover