“Istanbul - where the world meets” rightly said by a fellow traveller. A poster boy of the borderless world if I may say , it is here that Europe sits down with Asia by the Bosporus and have some lip smacking kebabs which Istanbul has to offer .
The all famous tulip festival is on charts for 2019 April and guess what , if you are a budget traveller like me ? you are going to have a hard time finding your way around if you don’t have the right sources . So, here I am for the moment being your superhero to the rescue . Aaah jeez that wasn’t funny was it ?
Things you need to know
1. The temperature during the tulip festival will be just about perfect to catch those 30 million tulips in action on the streets of Istanbul
2. The currency used here is Turkish lira which is about 15 Indian rupees to 1Turkish Lira
3.You can apply for the e- visa or use the visa on arrival facility which will cost about 2800 INR which will have a 60 day validity period
4. According to my sources , tourists often get cheated by them taxi drivers, shopkeepers PS Just like India ain’t it ? . So the word is keep an eye out to save yourself will ya, and make sure you bargain with anyone and everyone wherever you can
Here’s my itinerary for April 2019 tulip festival , Ahem! I call it - “The backpackers itinerary!”