Posts Tagged ‘Harem’

A Long Weekend in Istanbul

A Long Weekend in Istanbul

The next time you go to Istanbul, you have to stay at the Neorion  Hotel. It’s currently ranked #1 on Trip Advisor, and it deserves the ranking. The ratings are not necessarily for the hotel’s appearance or its location (both are very good), but for the service of the staff. This hotel goes above and [...]


36-Hours in Istanbul

36-Hours in Istanbul

I recently had the opportunity to chaperon a group of students and their professor on a trip to Istanbul related to their course, When There Were Two Europes: Islam and Chistendom, 711-1529. The course explores the economic, political, and cultural asymmetries of the long symbiosis when Europe was divided at the Pyrenees into a Muslim [...]