I am still so in love with the country of Turkey! I love talking about it, and helping others who are thinking about studying abroad or visiting there. Here are some links that I found from when I studied there in 2008. There are others I may add as I find them.
Istanbul City Guide, great for understanding transportation: http://english.istanbul.com/?aspxerrorpath=/Content.aspx
Istanbul Public Transportation: http://www.iett.gov.tr/en/
Havaş Shuttles (multiple cities): http://www.havas.net/en/shuttle-parking/
Online Food Ordering Service (multiple cities): http://www.yemeksepeti.com/TR/Sehir-Secim/a.ys?redirectUrl=city.asp
Front Page's of Newspapers from Around the World: http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/