A BIRD’S-EYE VIEW OF ANCIENT ISTANBUL | Darrin Henry Wandering the maze of bustling streets around Old Istanbul and the ever thriving Outer Harbour region of the city, the nipple-like Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi in Turkish) was always catching our eye,
MORE THAN A MILLENNIUM DOME | Darrin Henry The Hagia Sofia museum in Istanbul, Turkey, is a treasure trove of photographic possibilities; a stunning architectural fantasy of a building filled with light and shadow gliding softly across the ancient marble surfaces.
52 STEPS BACK TO CONSTANTINOPLE | Darrin Henry As man-made water reservoirs go, the Basilica Cistern in Istanbul, Turkey, known also as the ‘Yerebatan Cistern,’ is probably one of the most amazing. Hidden below the ancient city of Constantinople, now Istanbul
ROOM WITH A MAGICAL VIEW | Sharon Henry The week before our visit to Istanbul, microscopic plankton invaded the Bosphorus strait and turned the water such a dazzling turquoise it made headline news around the world. The tiny organisms were
SPEAKING MY LANGUAGE IN TURKEY | Darrin Henry When we travel people always ask if we speak other languages. Although the answer is “no, just English,” really, that’s not completely true. Today on the streets of Istanbul, my international language of ‘football’