After enjoying a panoramic view of the Istanbul peninsula from the top of the Galata Tower, my colleague, Sarah, and I crossed the Galata Bridge, weaving our way through a mass of fishermen, street vendors, and other pedestrians.  From the other side of the bridge, we had a decent view of both the bridge and […]

Because it was a Saturday and the weather was unseasonably warm, a colleague and I set out on foot to get as much sight-seeing as possible crammed into our gorgeous day.  The Galata Tower is a medieval stone tower that was a short walk from our hotel.  When it was built in the 1300s it […]