I am planning to visit istanbul this coming August 2012. My plan is to experience the fasting month and eid celebration in Istanbul. I am planning to visit Istanbul for about a week.

My Questions:

1: How do i find a muslim host family that can share their ramadan and eid experience?

2: How hard for me to do my self tour around istanbul?

3: Is it easy to self drive in Istanbul?

4: What is the level of cost of living in Istanbul?

Thanks a lot. appreciate all help.