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Shopping in Istanbul

Using Global Blue’s services in Turkey’s best-known city where you can save on purchases over 108 TL including VAT. Never has shopping in Istanbul been so advantageous.



Golden accessories

The golden hour in Istanbul

Shimmer and shine in style in Istanbul this summer with these golden toned highlights

Chanel spring/summer 2016

Trend report: the glamour of travel

The world’s leading labels rediscover the glamour and extravagance of a life in transit


Sahi ceramics

The history of İznik ceramics

Discover the past, present and future of these beautiful Turkish creations

Karaköy Güllüoglu est 1820, offers delicious baklava

A culinary tour of Istanbul

The best dishes, snacks and restaurants to try in the city

City Guides

Backyard cafe restaurant Istanbul

The best cafés in Istanbul

Four of our favourite places in this historic Turkish city to grab a great brew

department stores

Best tax-free shopping department stores

10 of the best tax-free shopping department stores

Güneş Mutlu, the founder of Mehry Mu handbags

My Istanbul favourites: Güneş Mutlu

We quiz the founder of Mehru Mu on what to do in Istanbul this season

Petra Roasting Co. Istanbul

Four top coffee spots Istanbul

Istanbul has plenty to offer in terms of coffee; discover four of the best spots to enjoy yours