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Tagged With: Grand Bazaar

Turkish Glass Mosaic Lamp — My Favourite Travel Souvenir Of All Time

When I visited Istanbul in October 2010 on a business trip, Turkish glass mosaic lamps seemed to be in every street corner (at least, the streets frequented by tourists). True, there were carpets in every street corner as well. But buying carpets was out of the question because (i) you can get ripped off if … Continue reading »

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Grand Bazaar: Istanbul, Turkey

A trip to Istanbul is never complete without making a visit at the famous Grand Bazaar, known locally as Kapaliçarsi. If you get there through the tram, you’ll instantly know when you’ve reached the stop for the Grand Bazaar — in addition to the automated announcement on board the tram, most of the passengers (obviously … Continue reading »

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