VAN LIFE in 🇹🇷ISTANBUL TURKEY during a pandemic - Around the world drive

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Our Van life adventures in Istanbul continue as we stay self isolating in the carpark we are staring to call home. Home is where you park it !! The pandemic has paused our around the world drive by it's not over - we will make it around the world its just a question of when !!

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Travel vlog 297 | Istanbul | Country 30/197

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After more than 22 years of marriage we are still best friends

The aim is we are going to step foot in every country in the world before we die - or die trying !. So stayed tuned for more clips as we TREAD the Globe in either Trudy the TREAD camper van or armed with our backpacks!

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💬 Comments on the video

You guys are an amazing couple, this is the first time I actually was able to watch a VLOG fully without skipping ahead, and I'm also glad you can get a taste of the Turkish hospitality! Enjoy the rest of your quarantine adventure!!

Author — Ok k


Oooh you must absolutely download the Turkish Food Delivery app yemeksepeti.com — then you can enjoy all the kebabs you want in the comfort of Trudy :) The last i checked they had an English interface

Author — nominominus


OMG, Marianne, you guys with the intro giggles!... I just about peed m'self! lol. love love

Author — DeeTrvl4 Life


Good Morning gardaşlar, how are you, when are you leaving?Türkiyeyi sevdiniz mi?

Author — İsmail Çelik


😂😂😂 oh man that's the laughs when you can't move 😂😂😂

Author — Talking with Bob The vamily show


Türkçeye tercüme ettiğiniz için çok mutluyum. umarım google translate sizi pek belaya sokmaz. Kafama tavuk gibi şapka koymayı seviyorum 😂😂😂😇

Author — Tuur


Hi guys you are living our dream that we hope to make in the future, loving your Turkish posts, Turkey is our 2nd home as my husband is Turkish, we are from the UK but currently living & working in Berlin for the last 12 years. We love Istanbul, we were there last September, the Turkish peoples hospitality is amazing! We hope in the next 5 years to get our own camper van and travel around Turkey and Europe, have fun xx

Author — Tracey Oral


So funny looking back at day 11! You really looked like you were going nuts but you made it till now! You guys are so funny! Can’t wait for the dance routine! 😆

Author — Discovering LockeNest


TTG Drinking Game warning, at 5:30 Chris says "we are lying in bed thinking of things to keep us busy". I totally did a red wine spit take. Also, did a spit take when Marianne said Chris his was hiding food in his beard. Thanks for the comic relief.

On a serious note, I love the way the Turkish people have engaged with both of you! It is actually lovely. :)

Finally, Turkey and Istanbul are now added as TTG Drinking Game words. It only seems right to raise a glass to the people of the city and the country who have welcomed you and shown lovely hospitality .

Author — Steven Rose


Love seeing how kind the locals are. Istanbul is definitely on my bucket list. I found your channel because another channel I watch interviewed you. I started watching only because you were stuck in Istanbul, my next adventure. I will continue watching after you leave Istanbul because I like your personalities.

Author — Peri


I laughed with you when I watching😁 Thank you

Author — Neşe Doğan


My favorite lovely couple <3 :) You guys super lovely <3 :)

Author — VeV


Ahaha siblings thats oil meaning "yağ" :D

Author — Emre Bilgin TM


Best forever wishes

Please keep safe all. X

Author — Boo B


Hi Chris!!! Yummm, Salvadoran Coffee The Best. Thank you for keeping us Much Love to you Both Big Hugs....

Author — Desde el Inicio


Sue and I have regular morning coffee. We have been buying the Guatemalan Lidl's Coffee....cause we have been there.

Author — EDD Vanlife


Hey guys. I have some places for you to visit in Istanbul: Dolmabahce sarayi, yerebatan sarnici, kiz kulesi, florya etc.

Author — Engin 222


Great fun vlog. We wanted to share the Turkish Delight 🤣 stay safe 💕 Trev n Sue

Author — Poshcats Camping


Wow you still have Salvadoran coffee in your possession? in my home that would have been gone a long time ago! LOL. i really enjoy your videos, thank you for letting us share your travels. i love watching them because they make me feel as though i'm there! And, now Turkey is on my bucket list because of your videos, it's just beautiful there!! be safe!!

Author — ylangylang26


That is a *lot* of mint! 😱 You might say it's so much it's *mint*-al! 😆🤣😂

Author — Aaron P