Istanbul's a fast-paced, exciting city of around ten million people. For many, it doesn't seem like the ideal place to bring up a family, but for two expats, it's been the opportunity of a lifetime. Explore the ins and outs of living in Istanbul with a family, the good, the bad - and the Istanbul traffic.
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Fethiye, in southern Turkey, is the perfect example of a laid back seaside lifestyle. The backing Taurus mountain range and the calm, blue waters of the Mediterranean not only attract thousands of holidaymakers every year but also expats seeking to live out their days with copious amounts of sun, sea and sand. Away from the beaches, however, the attractions of Fethiye are equally as stunning and you will find them listed in this blog.
Istanbul's quieter during the summer months, as city dwellers head out of the megacity and to the long sands of Bodrum, Antalya and Fethiye's beaches. However, there are plenty of seaside delights to be found in Istanbul, as our list proves. Join us as we explore some of the city's nicest shorelines.
A Fethiye boxing academy is aiming all the way to the top. Coached by one of our consultants, Nezir Can, underprivileged Fethiye children are getting a boost with training sessions aimed at not only turning them into boxing champs, but turning their lives around. Nez talks us through why boxing is so valuable for youngsters, and how Property Turkey is behind the young fighters all the way.
Media Highway (Basin Ekspres) in Istanbul has benefited from a huge government investment, improving government infrastructure and pushing property prices up. However, the growing area is still a great option for entry-level property investors, with plenty of options for capital growth and rental income. We've rounded up our pick of the six most incredible investment opportunities in the Media Highway area.
Bodrum on the Aegean coast of Turkey is a popular destination, for many foreign tourists. On the surface, it offers copious amounts of sun, sea, sand and any other requirement that constitutes the perfect holiday destination. Yet for many Turks, who know its history, and esteemed status, it seems like an alternative reality, marked with bohemian traits. Enjoy cultural things to do and see in Bodrum this summer.
The vast region of Fethiye on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey encompasses the main city centre and smaller holiday resorts like Calis Beach, Hisaronu, Ovacik and Oludeniz. As one of the top visited destinations in the country, everyone, whether young or old enjoys a full range of day trips from Fethiye, find the best available excursions in this blog.
When it comes to Istanbul seafront property, whether you're buying for lifestyle or investment, one thing is certain: the closer you get to the water, the more lucrative a property becomes. Discover some of the most incredible Istanbul waterfront developments, ideal for investment or lifestyle buyers.
Covering a huge geographical area, it's not surprising that Turkey's tourist attractions are not confined to the well known Antalya, Fethiye, Bodrum and Istanbul. It's only with a recent push by Turkey's tourism industry that travellers are now discovering the little-known areas and attractions scattered a round the country. Explore some of the growing areas of Turkey's tourist areas.
Kalkan on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey is one of the lesser talked about destinations in the country, yet, it has a hard-core fan base of repeat holidaymakers and expats, who either live there permanently or for half of the year. Even the locals speak English with clear intent and confident knowledge of it as a second language. Find out why foreign expats love living in Kalkan in this blog.