Huge bird flying over Hagia Sophia. The photo was taken in the month of April. That’s maybe the best time to visit Istanbul, because April is the month of the Tulips Festival, which dresses up the whole city in delightful colors.
Hagia Sophia is a beautiful but sad museum. It went through a series of transformations which you can read about in David Lansing’s article about the history of Hagia Sophia.
Violeta writes for people who want to design, research and plan their own travel experiences. After two decades of working in advertising and marketing, she decided to pursue her two passions, to travel the world and to write about it. Since 2012, she authors and administrates a network of travel blogs.