Monday, July 06, 2015

The Travel Bug's 3 Fascinating Facts About Istanbul


While vacationing in Istanbul, The Travel Bug uncovered some fascinating facts about the city.  He’s always keen to learn more about his holiday destinations…


Someone made a 'ME' cake in Istanbul! 
  • Istanbul is THE ONLY CITY ON EARTH that is in two continents: Asia and Europe.  It is split by the Bosphorus River. 
  • The Bosphorus River froze over in 1954 and people could walk across massive chunks of ice to get to the other side.
  • Agatha Christie wrote ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ at the Pera Palas Hotel in the city.

Have you any fascinating facts about Istanbul for The Travel Bug? 

TTB x