January 02, 2011

And the Winner Is…Istanbul

<<In early 2010, as our readers were no doubt whittling down their list of New Year’s resolutions, we asked them a question that is a bit more fun to contemplate: where do you want to travel this year?

The question, in a multimedia presentation, accompanied our 2010 Places to Go issue.
Now that we are putting the finishing touches on our 2011 list, voting is officially closed, and we can unveil the winner for 2010: Istanbul, by a landslide.

The readers who recommended Istanbul repeated some themes. Alan of New York, Peter of Istanbul and others mentioned the history. “What you see here today literally spans the centuries (and millenniums), in terms of the stones beneath your feet and cultures,” Peter wrote. Several other readers mentioned the people and the culture.>>
Read More on the New York Times: And the Winner Is…Istanbul


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