Istanbul, Turkey
Glorya, 23
Communication-Interactive Student
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breakfast and brunch cocktail bars fine dining street food sushi clothing

What do you do and why do you do it?

Taking pictures because you will live a life you cant fit in frames

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

teoman, Model's songs, sertap erener, pinhani, duman,yalın,kenan doğulu, candan erçetin

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Turkish: Oyle bir gecer zamanki, Kavak Yelleri, Medcezir, Avrupa Yakasi. International: Prison Break, The Sinner, Gossip Girl, 90210, Westworld,LA CASA DE PAPEL,

Name some spots in Istanbul that are good for a Tinder date.

Zorlu Center, Nişantaşı, Moda, Bağdat Caddesi,Ortakoy,Bebek,Arnavutkoy

Who’s your hero and where in Istanbul would you take them out for a serious hang?

... I will hang with ... in Karaköy

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Beymen, Zara, Mango,Oxxo,Stradivarius ,Bershka,Penti,Koton,H&M...

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?


What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Ortaköy Bazaar(eat Kumpir+Waffle), walking at Arnavutköy to Bebek. Eat Baklava

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Istanbul and where did you get it?

Namlı Kebab(iskender+lahmancun+soup), GÜLLÜOĞLU Baklava, Adıyaman Çiğköfte, Ortaköy kumpir, Sütiş tavuk pilav.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Istanbul that you particularly like?

Alexandra , Any, Jolly Joker, Beer Hall

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Istanbul? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Soho house- spa . Raffles Hotel .spa. Cantinery restaurant. Lucca İstinye Park. Zuma Sushi. İyoki Sushi

What restaurant in Istanbul looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Marmaris Büfe, Namlı

Where can you get the best cocktail in Istanbul? Which one do you like?

Alexandra,geyik, 5 cocktails and more, fin karaköy ,lucca

Where would you take your partner in Istanbul if you wanted to really pamper them?

Zeynel, Beyaz Fırın, J'adore Chocolatier, Lucca, Midpoint,Moms Cafe(milkshake)

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Kahve dünyası ,turkish delight, künefe, baklava,lokma

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Istanbul?

taksim,magnum store,vialand

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Istanbul?


What are the Istanbul spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

sultanahmet ,ayasofya, grand bazaar, galata tower

Tomorrow’s your last day in Istanbul. How do you spend it?

make a bosbours tour

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Turkey-Çeşme bec u can have a great food, best sea, bars and historical place to see.

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