High up in the green hills of Selcuk, in Aegean Turkey sits a small, unobtrusive village with roughly 600 locals. Hidden away from sight, the only way to reach it is via a long, winding road snaking its way up Ephesus Mountain. Yet every week hundreds of foreign and Turkish day-trippers ascend the mountain, having heard about the many good reasons to visit Sirince, one of a few villages in Turkey that are still thriving.
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Buying a property abroad is an exciting experience that opens up a different lifestyle. With many countries to choose from, Turkey is a favourite choice, mainly because of low prices in a relatively, new property market. There is much potential especially for long-term investors, and plenty of locations to choose from, ensures potential buyers have an extensive portfolio at hand. One of those idyllic destinations is Antalya on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Numerous reasons explain why it has captured the attention of foreign Turkish property buyers.
The last two decades have seen incredible changes for Turkey's largest city. In response to a growing population and fuelled by a strong economy, there are more construction projects underway than ever before. But in a city with almost more neighbourhoods than you can count, where do you start? Answer: with our list of the top five Istanbul investment property hotspots for 2017.
July's coup attempt, rising numbers of Syrian refugees, terrorist scares and a Russian charter flight ban all contributed to what was a very bad year for Turkish tourism. Visitor numbers are down 30%, a figure that's worrying not only to tourism officials, but to the small businesses and operators who rely on the tourist industry. What will 2017 bring?
Every country has its drawbacks - even Turkey. We came up with a list of twenty-three reasons to steer clear of the country that straddles Europe and Asia. Read on to discover why you really should steer clear of Turkey.
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.
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.