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August 25, 2006

Part 2

They came with their ship and enslaved us...that was the best slavery ever :P Here are Pirates of Mediterranean from Russia...
Two brothers...they look very innocent but if you guys were there with us and saw how they acted in the sea...all that wrestling , fighting and stuff with their hot and wet bodies...OMG ,even just remembering them is not good for our old hearts!!!LOL.There are more of them...
Here and after the jump!
And this one...he was a real piece of art! You guys should appreciate that how hard it was for us to take these photos without taking a bite :P There is one more of him....a seductive should definitely take a look at!
And have you missed Part 1??? It's still HERE

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Murat Sargın - Photographer

Murat Sargın is a fashion/portrait photographer from Istanbul.He's doing lots of photoshoots with Turkey's top models for fashion magazines , also he's well-known with his album sleeve photographs...Click here for more info.
Casual in Istanbul/So Slowly

A Brand New Turkish Snack...Murat Boz

Every week we are gonna try to inform you about Turkish Pop Culture includes design , music , fashion , photography etc. with the collaboration of our blogmate So Slowly. So Slowly is the perfect example of a blog that reflects the popular culture from our home country and abroad.
Mb02 Let us introduce you Murat Boz...a pop singer whose debut single "Aski Bulamam Ben" has just arrived.He is 26 , working in music industry for a long time as a back singer of most of the Turkish Pop Stars...He's the back singer of Tarkan for five years!He has a very nice voice , he can dance well and he is extremely hot! We first saw his music video on TV couple of weeks ago ; we had no idea who he was and the concept of the video was a Peep-show ; he was singing his song in the middle of a room that surrounded with windows , there were hot girls behind the windows and he was singing while undressing!!Actually the end of the video was a bit disappointment , he didn't undress enough!That's why we are waiting for his second video impatiently just like trying to sleep again when a horny dream interrupted...For more pictures of him check So Slowly.


August 24, 2006

Part 1

Our summer vacations are always good for relaxing , tanning , partying and stuff...but they are also a nice source for Casual in Istanbul. Our destination was the southern part of our country : Mediterranean shores where tons of hot guys from Russia and from eastern European countries lay down on the beach.On our first days we generally just look around and explore , finding some targets(lol...sounds like safari).Then the harder part comes...time for shooting. With cameras and sometimes with cell phones...
Here is Part One : Hidden or not...for your viewing pleasure ;)
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This one was a tough work...he is a Russian boy in his early as hell!But always around with his family and a very protective older brother. We waited and waited till our last day then Mehmet lost all his patience and took those photos of him by the pool...
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This is P. We became friends with him. He is a really nice guy from Switzerland. He is working as a bartender/model! A big guy with a hot body and a very warm smile. He had some naked photos of himself in his cell phone and he promised to send the hi-res ones to us via e-mail...
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And some random can see the larger ones by clicking on them.
Wait for Part Two...very soon...

August 23, 2006


Alternative Holidays Events are a direct response to the diversity of gay community. We are all different. We have different tastes, different ideas about what we want to do and where we want to go. Fulfilling those different expectations is what Alternative Holidays is all about. This year's event takes place in the stunning resort of Bodrum ; Queen of the Aegean Sea - in exotic Turkey. A truly inspiring location!
We have been in Bodrum several times ; besides it's incredible climate , turquoise sea ; the city is 24/7 pure of the best ones in whole Europe...We hardly recommend to all of you guys. You can relax, explore, take time off, shop, be yourself, meet guys from around the world and party till you drop - it's your choice and it's in a completely safe, open environment, with staff primed to grant your every wish. Sounds like heaven?From 24th of September , to 1st of October...
Don't be late and book here!

August 22, 2006


Hey Guys , we're back finally...but as usual we left our brains , hearts and eyes there!!10 days of fun , sun , sea , sex and eye candies ;it's really hard to come back to Istanbul. After spending really good time together 24 hours a day ; today Mehmet began working and i already missed him while doing the laundry all by myself(sigh)...Gotta go now but no worries , we're gonna share the hot stuff with you asap!

August 10, 2006

Holiday Break


August 07, 2006

(Ha)Luk Piyes

Haluk aka Luk is a new generation Turkish actor from Cologne /Germany. His acting career is not a huge one yet , he's taking the steps slowly but very strong. First of all he is already a fabulous actor. He took classes from Actors Studio. He starred in five movies and now he's everywhere in Turkey because of his new TV Series..."Fake Princess".
He's 31 years old at the moment. As all the Turkish hotties , his photos(especially the naked ones) are impossible to find on the internet but as far as we can see from a swimming pool scene at the TV Series , he has a fit and a hot body.
As a Law School Graduaute and an actor his acting career started in 1997 in a German TV-Film called "Mädchenfalle". After some more TV-Films for various German TV Channels , his first acting performance on big screen was in a German Gangster movie called "Kanak Attack" in 2000.He played some leading parts in four other more movies , then came back to Turkey for a TV-Series...

August 02, 2006

See the Stars they're shining bright...

It's over again...after months of waiting with excitement it ended in almost two hours.17,000 Turkish fans shouted , sang the songs , waved hands...No need for fancy words this is Depeche Mode and they were great as they always be.The show was at one of the greatest spots of Istanbul : between Bosphorus and the trees. The atmosphere was great(we don't want to mention the Organisation Company sucked).Oh god it's too hard to wait for another five years.

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One More Time with Jason

Jason has a special place on Casual in Istanbul , we couldn't help ourselves to make a post about him when we saw something new...After two motion pictures(Starsky& Hutch and A Cinderella Story)where he played a hot dancer as well and Kylie's Showgirl Tour he was vanished. Now the announcement of Kylie's coming back with Showgirl Homecomig Tour  , he is back on the track!These photos are shocking...male strippers...
We have no idea what is this for ?Anyone has any idea? All we know is every single stripper except Jason doesn't care to take off everything. Besides we think he doesn't have to...he is extremely hot already and our hearts aren't strong enough to see him without his clothes!
Related::Jason...not so casual this time :: Jason Beitel...casual this time

July 27, 2006

Karaoke in Istanbul!

Klub Karaoke , Istanbul's one and only club for karaoke lovers is now open in Taksim.Has four different concept rooms : 3 of them are for reservations (Tokyo , Fetish and Zoo) , you can make reservation and have fun all nite with your friends. Central room is open to everybody for hanging out at the bar , have fun with karaoke and for happy hours...The place has special nights such as Turkish Night , 80's Nİght and Pink Freud Night (a special GLBT event).

Hugo Vieira

We've seen this guy months ago in GQ Magazine.Unfortunately there wasn't any information about the model in the mag not even his name...So we kept GQ for further investigations ;) Ta daa: here he is...Hugo Vieira.We still have no idea where he is from but his stats are delightful as you can see in the photos.185 cm height with dark brown hair , brown eyes and a breath taking body.
I won't tell anything more(actually these are the only things i know about him)just look at the photos they tell everything ;)

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July 26, 2006

Countdown to the Angels!

Depeche Mode Concert in Istanbul will be on this Sunday...we're extremely happy and impatient. We got our backstage passes and ready to meet the band!Till then a tribute to Depeche Mode...a hottie singing Somebody...he is a real eye candy...just ignore the guitar skills and voice ;)

July 24, 2006

U-20 Turkish National Basketball Team

Turkey and Serbia&Montenegro played the final match of FIBA European U20 Championship tonight. This is the event that keeps us home for the last ten days. Besides all the excitement our U20 Team is a really good team and also they're extremely cute! Unfortunately they lost the game and took the second place in the championship but they are still our golden boys.Let's be more specific...two of them are the best young players in Turkey:
Cenk01 Cenk is my favorite ; He's from Istanbul - Kadikoy ; our neighborhood.He was drafted in 2005 by the NBA's Atlanta Hawks after playing for the Turkish team, Efes Pilsen SK.He is the next great hope. His brilliant fundamentals make it look as if everything comes easy to him on the floor.Having played point guard as a cadet his dribbling and passing skills are excellent. He is a good shooter.His enormous wingspan and his ever alert hands make him a constant steal threat.A tireless worker that has future star written all over him.

6' 4"

Weight: 195 lbs.
Position: Point Guard / Shooting Guard
College: Turkey
Born: 16th April, 1987

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Ersan02 Ersan is Mehmet's favorite ; He is from Uzbekistan originally but he has Turkish blood in his veins.He is a professional basketball player currently with the Milwaukee Bucks. There are discrepancies concerning his true age. Some speculate that he was actually born in 1984, which would limit his  NBA potential.But the birth-year on his ID is 1987.He was drafted by the Bucks in the second round (36th overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft and signed a two-year contract with them in 2005.He did not play in an NBA game during the 2005-2006 season. He was instead assigned to the Bucks D League team, the Tulsa 66-ers where he played 46 games and averaged 12.5 points and 7.0 rebounds. This gave him a chance to get experience and the feel of playing in America.Ersan played professionally in turkey for Ulkerspor before he was chosen for the Turkish national team.
Height: 6' 9"
Weight: 235 lbs.
Position: Small Forward
College: Turkey
Born: 15th May, 1987
Cenk and Ersan are getting along together well in U20 Turkish National Team they're completing each other like we do...that's probably why we love both of them so much...
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July 21, 2006

Hot Footprints on the Sand...

Cristiano on the hot sands...we all saw the recent pics of him playing casual football around at Towleroad and Oh La La Paris. Now here are the most recent ones...
He's relaxing at the beach with his girlfriend and family...No need to say that he's hot because he is hot anyway...

July 19, 2006


July 18, 2006

This is Brent's birthday present for Casual in Istanbul(ok , that's a cool beginning but inside we're yelling , screaming and crying like teenage girls at Justin Timberlake concert!!)We've sent an e-mail to Brent recently and asked if he could send us a birthday present for our 1 year old lovebaby;)Here it is...And here are the nice words from him for Casual in Istanbul.
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This is the nicest  greatest hottest present we ever get. Thanks Brent  , for being so kind and sweet.
The image below is a pathway that will lead you to a magical place , you will leave all the sorrow and problems behind...
Brent is a dear friend and a really sweet guy. This nice gesture he made for us is a proof that how much he cares about his friends.To Avoid any unpleasent comments which will offend him and make him upset , comments are moderated by Casual in Istanbul. Your comment will be published after we have approved it.

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July 17, 2006

Celebrating the 1st Birthday of Casual in Istanbul...A Year ago , when we decided to begin this we had no idea what would happen? By the end of our first month when we reached 1000 visitors , we were like "oh god?!". Now we reached 840,000 visits and 1,900,000 page views and we owe this all to you guys.Thank you.

"The best Gay Blog from Turkey ! We check it out regularly to see
what's happening in the most exotic european country. Love you guys, you are amazing...
We wish you happy anniversary!
Steph & Alek "

To Steph & guys are our inspirations and the best supporters for Casual in Istanbul.We are proud to consider you guys as friends...thanks for being so nice to us and for everything...


"They say everything has a start. Casual in Istanbul started off a year ago and look at it now. Makes you go Wow. Well, they also say everything has an end too but it is definitely not now. You guys keep it going. Make it worthwhile for all your readers out there. Congratulations Ali & Mehmet on celebrating its first birthday!! Jay & Kay"

To're the best"online"buddy a person can have. It's good to know that you're always there for us and never forget that we're always here for you.


To MK of Popbytes...we feel very lucky to meet you.You're one of the sweetest persons of all blogosphere. Keep on wiping up the culture when it pops ;)


To Best Gay Blogs Staff...It's a privilige and an honour to be listed under the title"Best Gay Blogs".Thank you for everything and for this :)

"In a world full of blogs and sites, it takes courage to start another blog, and deserves respect and admiration to continue. Ali and Mehmet, congratulations with your one year anniversary. We are almost there to join your celebration. Isn't that BEAUTIFUL.
Kisses from Ibiza
Yann & Rob"

To Yann & Rob of Beautiful...You're doing a brilliant job and we're gonna celebrate Beautiful's 1st Birthday in few months together. Thanks for everything buddies.

"Ali & Mehmet, I want to have your children!  Come to Miami and break my hymen! 
Daniel Renzi"

To Dan...You're the only and hottest celebrity we know ;)And the sweetest for sending us an "actual postcard" for Christmas.Thanks Dan.      

"Dear Ali & Mehmet ,We wish you a happy birthday !I hope to see you again very soon.Best regards Christopher"

To Christopher and all Préf Magazine...Christopher,David,Stephan and Scarlette :We love you guys. Thanks for the perfect day in Istanbul. We are hoping to see you again soon...

"Awww!! It's your first! Hope it's a great day! Glad you managed to keep Istanbul alive for me for a year - since I'm already missing it.

To Paul of Bedtime Stories...Hey Doc. thanks for nice and long chats and loving our city as much as we do. You definitely deserve all the Turkish Delights in Istanbul...

"Congratulations on your 1st year!  Here's hoping for many more years to come.  Your blog is the best! Todd"

To Todd of Paisley Punch...You're the real master of this universe! Thanks for the good wishes and the links.

"Congratulations!!I love your blog and the best word to describe it, for me, is a reference!!!Hugs from NUBA"

To Nuba...Thanks for all of your nice comments and sharing Portugal(which is one of our "fetish" countries).

"Happy Birthday to this great website that remains one of my favorites !
Boys, boys, boys, you're the best. ;-)

To Brice...Thank you , we're really flattered...

"Hey guys,Congratulations on the one year!As always top quality from a top site!Keep up your great work on keeping the world uptodate on the hip and hot Istanbul !

To Koos...Sorry for couldn't meet you in person in Istanbul ; we are waiting for you soon...

"Happy Birthday to Casual in Istanbul!  Yours was the first blog I ever saw that had real class.  It is the blog that inspired me to get started, and it continues to inspire me to improve mine.  I love visiting Casual in Istanbul every time!  You guys are amazing!  Thanks so much for supporting me as my blog grows, and for being such good friends! 

To Matty of Debriefing the Boys...Thank you for being such a good friend too.You really have good taste for picking up the boys to debrief and you're a talented writer...


"Congratulations for the wonderful 1st anniversary,you continue to shower us with much more photos and ideas. and i am looking forward more in the future.From the city of Bulls and Paella, Spain...Box of Recollections"

To Neil of Box of Recollections...we are admirers of your beautiful country and read every single thing about it on your blog...Thanks for your kind words and more bulls and Paella please ;)

Special thanks to our dear friend and photographer Terry George...Terry your brilliant works really inspired us to do this and thank you for the infamous "kissing couple"on the header of Casual in Istanbul .

Our words can describe your contributions to Casual in Istanbul.THANK YOU VERY MUCH , we love you all!

And finally A HUGE THANKS for our visitors all around the world...We love what we have...and we're glad to see that you all do...

Hugs and Kisses from Istanbul



July 15, 2006


Most of you guys probably remeber Bennu Gerede from here. Now her latest shoot for 2deBir Magazine ; hot guy in Hatice Gokce designs in a traditional Turkish Bath...
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Actually we don't know who the hot guy is but he's worth to see!Enjoy...
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