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Istanbul 34330, Turkey
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Traveling Spoon provides travelers with private, authentic food experiences, from homemade meals to cooking classes and market tours, with local hosts in their homes.
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Oct 20, 2017
“Delicious, authentic, and unique experience”
Oct 13, 2017
“Wonderful & Authentic Experience!”
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Istanbul 34330, Turkey
Besiktas
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

We loved our experience with Ipek and Nuray. First, we especially enjoyed seeing a different part of Istanbul that was off the tourist path--taking the train out to their normal Istanbul neighborhood was a welcome difference from the downtown areas. Second, the food was incredible,...More

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TSReservations, Owner at Traveling Spoon, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful, thoughtful and beautifully written review Robin! I know Ipek and Nuray loved hosting you. We hope to serve you again soon!

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Ipek & Nuray were wonderful hosts! They made me feel very comfortable & cared for as I was alone during a 15 hour layover in Istanbul! The food was wonderful & gave me an understanding of Turkish cuisine. I would go back to dine with...More

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TSReservations, Owner at Traveling Spoon, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Thank you Sara for your wonderful review! We are so glad your experience with Ipek and Nuray gave you an understanding of Turkish culture and cuisine. We hope to serve you again on your next travels!

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

We had a great time with Nuray and her son during our visit. They were very friendly, helped give us some more context about Turkey/Istanbul, and made sure we learned a bit about Turkish cooking. Although we did help some with chopping/mixing, Nuray did most...More

Thank Jennifer J
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TSReservations, Owner at Traveling Spoon, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review - we are so glad you had a great time. Thank you also for giving us your thoughtful feedback. We really appreciate your interest in our success. Our host Nuray now offers a more hands-on cooking class...More

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