1) My husband and I will be arriving in Istanbul next weekend and we have a 23 hour layover before we head over to Naples. When we arrive on Saturday at 4:40pm, we will have time to take one of those dinner cruises (with belly dancing :) on the Bosphorus. My question is, has anyone taken any of these, and if so, which one (company) did you use? There are several out there to choose from, and their ratings are all over the map in regard to the food, service and entertainment. Also some seem sketchy in that they advertise "unlimited" local drinks in their price, but then when you send them an email to ask about it, they answer back that the price with alcohol is higher than what is quoted on their website. Also some reviews have noted some problems with credit card issues and also being made to pay twice. The next morning/early afternoon will be spent visiting some highlights in the Sultanahmet area before we head back to the airport.
2) On our way back from Naples, we again have an overnight layover. This time we are taking advantage of the free hotel that will be provided by Turkish Airlines. Our flight back to the states leaves at 2:05pm. (14:05) on a Thursday. What time should we be at the airport, and do you think we would have time to make a quick visit (2 hours?) to one of the bazaars? And if so, which one do you suggest?
Thanks for your help!