Low key Gundogan isn't typically on the Bodrum tourist trail. But that's changing: more and more visitors to Turkey are discovering this peaceful spot, with its unusual rock formations and laid-back charm. Property in Gundogan is select: a lack of land means limited options for construction, which makes Gundogan a little pricier than the rest of the peninsula. But is it worth buying property there? Read on to find out.
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Looking for a bargain Turkish property? We've compiled a list of the nine very best properties for under £99,000. Whether you're looking for an investment, lifestyle or retirement home look no further - our list covers just about all bases. From investing in Istanbul to retiring to sunny Calis Beach, take a look at some of the best budget properties in Turkey.
Moving abroad can be challenging enough without having to adapt to your partner’s culture - not to mention their extended family. There's a language barrier, bureaucracy to navigate and friends to make. And that's just the first year. We speak to two people who have been there and done that: get the lowdown on moving to Turkey for love.
Lakes are a scenic place of beauty, where flora and fauna thrive, and an idyllic retreat for humans from the hustle and bustle of the 21st century. The country of Turkey certainly has plenty of them, from the east to the west coast. With the country’s landmass covering more than 700,000 square kilometres, the sizes of a few lakes makes them some of the biggest in the world. Turks, in particular, love their weekend retreats to these scenic utopia-like havens, and many are popular tourist attractions with picnic, camping, or hotel accommodation for rent. Which are the most popular and best ones to visit, though? Here is our pick.
Torba, a small village on the hedonistic Bodrum peninsula of Turkey, deserves to win awards for its stunning and open landscapes. Sitting outside of the central town area, life is good for locals who enjoy the crystal blue waters of the Aegean Sea, cool summer evenings and an average of 300 days of sunshine a year. Find out just why Torba is one of the top spots in Bodrum for those looking to buy properties and invest in the peninsula.
With around 30 million tourists heading to Turkey each year, it is no surprise that more and more tourists are turning into expats, adding to the ranks of foreigners who have purchased real estate in Turkey. With the standard of living increasing on a yearly basis and the infrastructure and development of the country providing a rapid rise in quality of life, the questions would-be expats are asking is: where to live? With 770,000 square miles to choose from, the abundance of choice can prove to be a difficult one to make: in this blog we provide you the most popular and best areas for expats to live in Turkey.
There are two types of people who move to Turkey: the planners, who spend time researching their new country and all their new lives will bring, and the impulsive, who dive in headfirst, making it up as they go along. Which group you belong to can greatly impact your chances in a new country. However, as much as you plan for the concrete there will always be a few things you hadn’t anticipated. We look at some of the most common mistakes people make when they move to Turkey - and how you can combat them.
An environmentally-friendly building in Sisli heralds a new era of sustainable buildings in Turkey. The country already rates in the global top 10 ranking for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design due to the strides it's made in the industry, and Oxygen Istanbul represents the pinnacle of the green movement - while also embracing quality building and design, and a superb investment opportunity.
Sophisticated and cool, with some of the peninsula's best beach clubs, Turkbuku has always been popular with holidaymakers - including Turkish celebrities. Now, this beautiful summer spot is becoming one of the most popular spots on the peninsula for property investment. Read on to discover why.
Many visitors to Turkey are surprised by the huge variation of mezes on offer at even the smallest of restaurants. Eaten before the meal or as a side dish, Turkish mezes are bursting mouthfuls of flavour. Freshly made with local ingredients, mezes are an integral part of dining in Turkey, and should always be enjoyed slowly, with good company and plenty of raki or cold beer.