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A food odyssey in Istanbul

Istanbul is one of the world’s most colourful cities and Isabel Conway travels across it to uncover a satisfying journey of culinary discovery.  

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Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel

Looking out of my bedroom window thirty two floors up the gleaming new Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel, the full effects of the recent Siberian snowstorm were all too apparent. Istanbul was covered in a heavy white blanket and there wasn’t a car in sight.

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The Pera Palace, Istanbul.

The Pera Palace is an Istanbul legend since 1832 when passengers from the Orient Express were carried in sedan chairs up the hill  to stay overnight.

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