Balat - textures

Balat is one of my favorite places to get inspired. It may be run down but the light shines differently here. There are textures, colors, scents and a mood you won’t find anywhere else in Ist…

Sirkeci Train Station

Sirkeci Train Station

Sirkeci Train Station - Istanbul

Sirkeci Train Station - Istanbul

pocket watches - The Antique Market – Kapalıçarsı

pocket watches - The Antique Market – Kapalıçarsı

Şakirin Mosque

I’d definitely say the Şakirin Mosque falls into the former category. This place of worship is notable for its extremely co…

serdar-ı ekrem sokak

When I first moved to Istanbul I rented a flat in the Galata neighbourhood which was scruffy but interesting area on the city map. Later, like a lot of Beyoglu, it became a bit disillusioning.

Sultanahmet, Istanbul

Sultanahmet, Istanbul

Karga Bar, Kadıköy, Istanbul

Karga Bar, Kadıköy, Istanbul

Discovered in a han - magic light

Discovered in a han - magic light

Büyükada evening at the iskele/ferry port

Bicycling to the station midpoint of the Island, I locked up my rental bou…

The Bosphorus Brewing Co, Istanbul

The Bosphorus Brewing Co, Istanbul

Unter in Karaköy, Istanbul

Unter in Karaköy, Istanbul

Hintonburg Public House, Ottawa

On my recent trip back to Ottawa I noticed some very positive developments in both the food and the retail sectors. The one thing Ottawa once missed was local flavour on a world-class scale.

Discovered in a han: old stair

Discovered in a han: old stair

Haydarpasa

Haydarpasa

Kumbaraci Yokusu, Beyoglu Istanbul

Kumbaraci Yokusu, Beyoglu Istanbul

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