Istancool International Festival of Culture in Istanbul, Turkey

Istancool: another Turkish delight

As if a waterfront city that straddles two continents and brings together historic architecture, exotic dining and sensual spas needed more enticements, Istanbul has recently…

Hotel of the week: A’jia Hotel

Last night, Mrs Smith dreamed of spices and sultans, of honeyed pastries and perfumed harems, of hammams, baklava and Byzantine domes. In obedience to her…