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  • Reply quelle June 2, 2009 at 11:20 pm

    oh jealous! i am dying to see the hagia sophia in person.

  • Reply robyn June 3, 2009 at 1:41 am

    i am so envious of your trip to turkey!

    the hotel looks amazing. there is another hotel called adam&eve that looks absolutely amazing, although i don’t believe its in istanbul.

  • Reply Kelsey June 3, 2009 at 7:26 am

    Quelle — I know! Ever since learning about it in art history, I’ve been dying to see it.

    Robyn — so funny you mention Adam&Eve, I would looooooove to stay there — I actually posted it a little while ago

  • Reply Liv June 3, 2009 at 8:47 am

    so fabulous. those beaches look amazing! Can’t wait to see what treasurers you haul back.

  • Reply creative Be June 3, 2009 at 9:31 am

    I have been several times, you are going to have an amazing time! I am sure that you have a whole list of must see locations but if you are looking for ideas… here are some of my favorites (many of which I am sure you are already planning on seeing:

    – the Grand Bazaar
    – Hagia Sophia
    – Dolmabahce
    – Topkapi Palace
    – Blue Mosque
    – Bebek (a street that has lots of great restaurants and views of the Bosphorus) anyplace that you eat here you have a stunning view of the city.

    Hope this helps!

    Be :)

  • Reply hauteworld June 3, 2009 at 11:52 am

    Oooh, I love Istanbul! But that’s the only place in Turkey I’ve been to. Are you just going to the city or different other places? Basically everything creative Be listed is a must. I loved the Spice Markets and all the mosques. I would just roam the city, it’s quite bohemian and the food is divine. I hope to go again real soon. There’s also a ferry that takes you across to ‘Asia’ if you want to set foot on another continent ;-) You’re going to have a great time!

  • Reply Kelsey June 7, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    Thanks you guys! I so didn’t have a list of must-sees (I’m the worst for doing research before I go anywhere) so thank you thank you thank you for your suggestions!

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