Again a great fashion show at Five hours of F.A.M.E.

 

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ive Hours of F.A.M.E. is a new event that provides a platform for young, talented and creative entrepreneurs in the field of fashion, art, music and entertainment (FAME). When I walked last night dowtown Amsterdam on my way to the event, I couldn’t believe this beautiful Posthoorn church was hidden in these small streets. I entered the church and was amazed by the high ceilings and the beautiful vaults which where illuminated by numerous spotlights.
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Discover the treasures of the Grand Bazaar

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hopping in Istanbul is a must! What is striking is that all shopping centers are very well protected and it is not only about shopping but also for entertainment. You can find in almost every mall a cinema, an arcade and even theaters. The numerous restaurants, often found on the top floor, ensure that you can spend hours here. Some malls even have a shuttle service that will bring you for free from central points in the city to the mall.
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Missistanbul loves food: kunefe!

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n my opinion, künefe is the best Turkish dessert! It is very sweet and honestly not very good for your waistline, but what cake is good for that anyways? It is best to serve künefe warm. Here is a great recipe:
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Citytrip to Istanbul? Read my weekly recommendations and book instantly!

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issistanbul recommends Sirkeci Hotel for a citytrip to Istanbul! This fabulous boutique hotel is in the heart of the historical Sirkeci district and within walking distance to all the landmarks.
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Taxi’s in Istanbul

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he first time I rode a taxi in Istanbul was a true adventure! I was holding on tightly the handle above the door while my driver zigzagged 100 miles per hour through the streets…. Since I only spoke a few words of Turkish then, I told my friend sitting next to me to tell the driver that he had to slow down because we wanted to get out of here alive.
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Enjoy the panoramic view at club 360

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hen people walk on Istiklal Caddesi in Taksim, they probably have no idea that on the upper floors of the tall retail buildings are trendy restaurants and nightclubs. Misir Apartmani is an apartment with companies and galleries that are on the floors from 1st to the 7th. However, I took the elevator to the 8th floor…
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Shopping in style is done in the Zorlu Center, and… uhh … do not forget your credit card!

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arely two weeks at home after visiting this great city, I long again to the chaos of the busy intersections, the smell of smoldering döner, the sound of honking taxis and even the muezzin from the mosque calling the people five times a day for prayer. I love the hustle and bustle.
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The Turkish bagel, simit!

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imit, or Turkish bagel, is a circular Turkish bread topped with sesame seeds. On every street corner of Istanbul, from the moment the sun comes up, you will see people waiting in line for the simitci (the simit seller) to set up his cart and start selling simit.  
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Shopping in futuristic shopping mall Kanyon

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hopping mall Κanyon is known for its huge and beautiful design located in the business district of Levent. The best local and international brands have their store even including Harvey Nichols.
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