Today I’ll tell you everything about my first day in Istanbul last week. It wasn’t a complete day since most of the time we were traveling, but still. We left home at 7.15 a.m. So early! I hate the fact that you have to be at the airport 2 hours before the plane leaves. Fastforward: 11.40 a.m. our plane took off and around 16.30 local time (Turkey is an hour later than Belgium) we arrived. It was a flight of 3 hours. I was sitting by the window so I had an amazing view!
When we arrived, it was ‘Belgium-weather’. Cold and rainy. We went straight to our hotel, checked in, installed us en went out for dinner. It was an amazing evening! We drank some coctails (had 2 free shots each), did some water pipe and danced. We sat in a small room with many pillows, it was very cosy. The bartenders taught us some local dancing. It really was a great welcome to us.
This was the end of a short but great first day in Istanbul. If the weather did or did not get better, I’ll tell you next time 😉