Polish people have spread out all over the world. However, there are very few places where they have held onto their language, culture and traditions. In Polonezky, Polish heritage is celebrated by locals and tourists alike, who visit this village an hour outside of Istanbul to learn about its unique history.
Property Turkey Blog
Property Turkey's blog is designed to give you an insight into all things Turkish, including tips about life in Turkey, Turkish culture, economic & political matters and how to get the best out of your home and investment. Showcasing many case studies of those who invested and/or moved to Turkey and integrated into the Turkish lifestyle, this blog is your informative guide for all you need to know about making the big move overseas to Turkey.
Focusing on the main hotspots of Bodrum, Antalya, Fethiye, Kalkan, Istanbul, Kas, Side, and more - you can expect us to blog weekly about the latest trends, case studies and news coming out of the top cities in Turkey. Also expect several investment tips and hot tips for real estate and properties that are hot and ready to sell now.
For those who are seeking a non-chemical, non-medical way to enhance their energy and intimate lives, the Spice Bazaar is the place to be! The spice shops are selling “Turkish Viagra”, an all natural remedy that will spice up your relationship with your significant other.
Life as an expat in Turkey isn't all sandy beaches and sunshine. Well - there is that, but with it comes the frustrations of settling into and adapting to a new life. Marie Coggin explores some of the things she gave up when she moved to Turkey, and realises that the things she found more than make up for what she left behind.
A Fethiye to Antalya cruise is a must-do experience when visiting Turkey. This relaxing journey of the turquoise coast, cannot be matched. Also known as part of the Turkish riviera, it’s unlike its counterpart in France because Turkey’s long stretch of gorgeous coastal towns caters for the rich and elite but also budget travellers.
Sitting 20 kilometres, or a 25-minute drive from the town centre, international travel publications rarely talk about Yaliciftlik on the Bodrum peninsula of Turkey. But, for many Turks, it is a gem, untouched by tourism and an idyllic resort to visit and buy property in.
Train travel isn't about short cuts, or getting to where you want to go as fast as possible. It's about the romance of a long journey, and taking your time to appreciate the passing scenery. Marie Coggin takes a slow train from Ankara to Kars, and soaks up the delight of a slow train through the incredible Turkish countryside that few tourists ever get to see.
A visit to Kayakoy ghost village leaves you yearning to know more. Wandering the deserted streets, and passing by crumbling houses and a church, curiosity washes over you who lived in that house, how old were the children going to school, and did residents, with a clear memory of their home village, miss it, after it was all but abandoned 100 years ago.
To learn all about Ortakent, it is to delve into one of Turkey’s most favoured seaside resorts. Despite its low profile on the international travel scene, Turks know it as a prominent destination, full of beautiful tangerine orchards and home to the peninsula’s largest shopping mall, and many medical facilities.
Anyone who chooses Antalya city centre for a fun-filled holiday will be surprised with the vast range of things to do. As Turkey’s second most popular holiday destination, keeping tourists entertained is what it excels at, whether this is family-friendly activities or romantic experiences for couples.
Cirali and Olympus, two small coastal resorts on Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline could not be more different if they tried. While Cirali keeps a low-key reputation and ambience that attracts couples and those looking for a romantic, secluded getaway, Olympos caters for backpackers, many of whom are on a round-the-world tour.