Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul, Turkey

Blessed by geography, Istanbul is a culture-packed destination that straddles two continents. Discover picturesque Middle Eastern mosques and then spot colorful European architecture. Marvel at the 4,000 shops of the Grand Bazaar and try the rich Asian-influenced cuisine. Learn to say ‘Hello’ in Turkish, to your home for the month. We’ll handle the details, just bring your job.

Core Experiences

Each month on a Remote Year program, you have the option to opt into Core Experiences. A Core Experience is a weekend or weekday experience curated by the City Team to help immerse you in the local culture or community while bonding with your fellow Remotes and Citizens. One weekday and one weekend option is included in the program. 

To redeem your included experiences, read the following details and sign up below:
- Please select the correct program month and confirm options by selecting "Add to cart" in Step 1 & Step 2.
- After selecting "Add to Cart" in Step 2, you'll be prompted to checkout. You must checkout to confirm your spots.  
- One submission will be accepted per person. In the case of multiple submissions, the most recent will be prioritized.

Step 1:  Choose a Weekday Option

Step 2:  Choose a Weekend Option

Additional spots may be opened (dependent on availability) and purchasable using the links below:

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Local Experiences

Choose your own adventure and experience the city to its fullest. These experiences are curated by our local City Teams to highlight some of the best the city has to offer with vetted vendors and confidence of RY backing it up.

Arcadia Vineyard Day Trip
Arcadia Vineyard Day Trip
Arcadia Vineyard Day Trip
Arcadia Vineyard Day Trip
Arcadia Vineyard Day Trip
Arcadia Vineyard Day Trip
Arcadia Vineyard Day Trip
Arcadia Vineyard Day Trip

Arcadia Vineyard Day Trip

$147
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Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet
Street Food with Ahmet

Street Food with Ahmet

$75
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Pub Crawl & Drag Show
Pub Crawl & Drag Show
Pub Crawl & Drag Show
Pub Crawl & Drag Show
Pub Crawl & Drag Show
Pub Crawl & Drag Show
Pub Crawl & Drag Show
Pub Crawl & Drag Show
Pub Crawl & Drag Show
Pub Crawl & Drag Show

Pub Crawl & Drag Show

$48
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Bosphorus Canoeing
Bosphorus Canoeing
Bosphorus Canoeing
Bosphorus Canoeing
Bosphorus Canoeing
Bosphorus Canoeing
Bosphorus Canoeing
Bosphorus Canoeing
Bosphorus Canoeing
Bosphorus Canoeing

Bosphorus Canoeing

$88
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Dogs & Cats of Moda
Dogs & Cats of Moda
Dogs & Cats of Moda
Dogs & Cats of Moda
Dogs & Cats of Moda
Dogs & Cats of Moda
Dogs & Cats of Moda
Dogs & Cats of Moda
Dogs & Cats of Moda

Dogs & Cats of Moda

$33
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Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture
Turkish Coffee Culture

Turkish Coffee Culture

$70
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Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop
Mezze Cooking Workshop

Mezze Cooking Workshop

$95
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Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop
Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop

Paper Marbling Ebru Workshop

$100
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Good Cause for Good Karma
Good Cause for Good Karma
Good Cause for Good Karma
Good Cause for Good Karma
Good Cause for Good Karma
Good Cause for Good Karma
Good Cause for Good Karma

Good Cause for Good Karma

$30
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Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals
Nurgül's Homemade Meals

Nurgül's Homemade Meals

$100
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Side Trips

We curated unforgettable Side Trips that take you out of the city to explore new territory with new friends. We'll take care of the planning so you can adjust to your new home and do what makes you happy and productive.

Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal
Cappadocia Unreal

Cappadocia Unreal

$860
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Amenities and Services

Landing in a new city with new people, cultures, and customs can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. To help you ease into these new environments, we put together a few simple offerings curated to support a more comfortable transition.

Airport Transfer
Airport Transfer

Airport Transfer

$80
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Turkish Bath Hammam
Turkish Bath Hammam
Turkish Bath Hammam
Turkish Bath Hammam
Turkish Bath Hammam
Turkish Bath Hammam

Turkish Bath Hammam

$50
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Extend your stay
Extend your stay

Extend your stay

$100
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