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Dibek Traditional Cook – Nevşehir

We kept our dinner at Dibek Traditional Cook for our last evening in Cappadocia, and regret it a little. Dibek Traditional Cook is hands down THE BEST restaurant we went to during our entire excursion – and we shoud’ve had dinner there every evening!!

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Arnavutköy – Istanbul

Arnavutköy Albanian Village, by its full name, was actually Armenian and Greek under the Ottoman rule.  Currently, it is a posh neighborhood on Istanbul’s Bosphorus,  with beautiful wooden Ottoman mansions and boats lining the crystal blue waterfront. Look for the striking Monument of Atatürk, across the street is a small rooftop cafe, perfect for an afternoon tea and Bosphorus view.

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İstanbul Üniversitesi

Istanbul university originally, established in 1453 under the Ottoman empire as “House of Multiple Sciences”  the campus was re-structured in 1925 into a modern university by the most non-other then  Atatürk!

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Canım Ciğerim – Istanbul

Canım Ciğerim is one of those places that we found with our noses, wandering the back streets of Istanbul – only to find out that it is in fact quite well known!   I’m sure the team at Canım Ciğerim is there right now laughing and grilling :)