Known as the bridge between East and West, Istanbul often becomes one of the most awe-inspiring cities in the lists of various explorers of the world. And it’s easy to understand why. It has historical traces from so many eras which seamlessly unite in the modern metropolis of 15 million people. Istanbul has breathtaking architecture, yummy food, beautiful Bosphorus strait, and one of the world’s oldest and largest covered markets. On top of it, it’s full of ancient and rich traditions! Even a weekend in this city is enough to make you wish to return here again and again.