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So DH and I have four child-free days for a belated honeymoon and we have booked....

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BarbaraWoodlouse Fri 10-Jul-09 12:12:58


Flights and hotel are sorted (we are flying into Ataturk(?) airport and hotel is picking us up).

Any tips or recommendations? What do we HAVE to do?

Responses saying "are you crazy, Istanbul is <insert problem here>" are fine but obviously I hope I won't get too many of those grin

TIA smile

claricebeansmum Fri 10-Jul-09 17:54:48

Oooo - Istanbul one of my favourite cities...

Sancta Sophia
Blue Mosque
The Grand Bazaar
And the sultan's palace - which I can't remember the name of

For mosques etc be prepared to cover up and take a shawl to throw over and make you modest!

BarbaraWoodlouse Fri 10-Jul-09 20:26:50

Thanks for the response. Glad you approve of our choice smile.

Will get googling your recommendations.

Noted re the shawl. Are arms/legs on show OK for the rest of the city?

CarGirl Fri 10-Jul-09 20:29:35

Your going for 4 child free days in a hotel it really doesn't matter where you are going grin

Simples Fri 10-Jul-09 20:30:50

I never get it when people say that
yes sex good but coem ON>.. Istanbul!

BarbaraWoodlouse Fri 10-Jul-09 20:31:28

Ha ha CarGirl. <whispers> we may also be TTC whilst we are there....

TBH however I think the lure of kebabs and Effes beer will be an even greater temptation to DH grin

CarGirl Fri 10-Jul-09 20:32:30

Hmmm I wasn't just thinking about sex! No food shopping/cooking, leisurely mornings, no dc bedtimes, walking around places at the speed you want etc etc etc

BarbaraWoodlouse Fri 10-Jul-09 20:32:34

I know my limits grin

CarGirl Fri 10-Jul-09 20:40:04

No cleaning for 4 days - sounds like bliss

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