11/29/2010 11:35 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Istanbul: Destination Of The Day (PHOTOS)

Istanbul has been generating a lot of buzz lately, and it's no surprise. A culturally rich and beautiful city, Istanbul lies not just at the nexus of the European and Asian continents, but likewise at the crossroads of ancient and modern, traditional and cosmopolitan. A stroll along the Bosphorus' blue-green waters will reward with sights of tiny wooden fishing boats and enormous Black Sea-bound oil tankers alike.

Have a look at these pictures, and we think you'll understand what we're talking about. And if you're lucky enough to have already experienced Istanbul's magic, we'd love to see your photos!

Destination Of The Day: Istanbul