Frazee C.United States
Ogus took us through the Hagia Sophia, at our request; something we didn't want to miss. He was very knowledgeable and made it most interesting. The restaurant, at the top of a hotel, gave us a great view of Istanbul, as evening fell, and the cheese plate and wine was really very good. Only complaint was Oguz seem rather distracted, spending a great deal of time on his cell phone. Our experience on the street car was very stressful; he could have made it a lot better with a little more information.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: How can the guide make the tour the most interesting yet spend great deal on the phone? They were busy cheese wine , and chat. ( I was not invited, dined elsewhere,came back, for the end ) I respect privacy, but I also showed my respect by participating the conversation. And waited the dinner to finish,I checked my emails towards the end. Street cars at rush hour a ,not fun, doesn't get better with more details: Info for street car is limited like "please get in, this is our stop let's get out" :)