― Taksim Square, Istanbul ∙ Could anything top Egypt? After our last trip there, still overwhelmed by this strange, yet magnetic country, my husband Peter and I talked about other possible travel destinations. The city that kept coming up in our talks was Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey. Istanbul, like Cairo, is an ever-expanding city, sucking people from the surrounding countryside like a vacuum cleaner. Like Cairo, no one is sure exactly how many people live there, but the [...].