Why Istanbul's becoming the next big business hub
The numbers of tourists visiting Turkey are finally where they should be and tour operators are rejoicing. However, there's a parallel boom going on and that's a rising number of conference and business travellers. With the new airport and Atasehir Finance Centre only months away from opening, Istanbul is on the cusp of ever rising numbers of business travellers.
Antalya Information: City and Holiday Resort Area Guide
Antalya, a Mediterranean delight, is a large province of south Turkey that excels in tourism, foreign house sales and expat living. Comprising of the city centre, and many smaller seaside resorts, its reputation for shopping, nightlife, amazing touristic attractions has earned it the title of second most popular destination in the country. This Antalya information guide is an in-depth introduction, but to know more about it, seeing and experiencing it first hand is recommended.
The superyachts sailing into Bodrum
The stunning Bodrum coastline is the ideal weekend getaway, and Cameron Deggin and his son Arden love exploring the calm Mediterranean waters. Last week, they spotted the luxury vessel the Adastra. It's far from the only superyacht to make its way to the peninsula, Deggin says.
Kalkan Information: Complete Area Guide and Resort Info
Kalkan is an enchanting place. Rising from a quaint fishing town, and trading port to an elite sector of Turkey’s real estate and tourism industries, it stands in a league of its own. While other Turkish coastal resorts garnered fame because of their colossal size and round-the-clock atmosphere, Kalkan established a more low-key identity. These days, it’s small size and exclusive, discreet reputation makes it a desirable place for holidays and permanent year-round living.
Why you should visit Giresun, where legends are born
As tourists begin to explore the full potential of what Turkey has to offer, they're discovering places like Giresun Island, on the Black Sea coast. It's the spot where Jason supposedly hunted for the Golden Fleece. Today, it's a beautiful, quiet nature spot, ideal for a visit as you travel the intriguing Black Sea coast.
Three ways to take advantage of Turkey's low lira
The lira crisis is on everyone's lips. Whether you consider it a disaster or an opportunity depends on where you're sitting. Financial collapse, or a chance to make a killing in a once-in-a-lifetime situation? Here, we look at the silver lining in the cloud, and explore the opportunities on offer for anyone with pounds or dollars in their pocket.
Starlit musical magic: Gumusluk's music festival
In August, the International Gumusluk Classical Music festival lights up the quiet Bodrum seaside town of Gumusluk. Marie Coggin writes about the festival's transformation from it humble beginnings behind the bus station to the glitzy affair it's become today. However, the magic, music and humour of the performances remain unchanged.
Fethiye Information: Complete Area Guide and Resort Info
Without a doubt, scenic landscapes in Fethiye on the southwest Mediterranean coast of Turkey drive the tourism trade. Its picturesque appeal is hard to ignore, and every year, thousands of foreigners of different nationalities and Turks descend on the area to enjoy sandy beaches, laid-back coastal resorts, and outdoor tourist attractions. Of course, though, a typical Mediterranean lifestyle is another big lure.
Bodrum Information: Complete Area Guide and Resort Info
Bodrum, the pride of Aegean Turkey, is a destination unlike anywhere else. Bodrum has many scenic landscapes, coastal resorts, and things to do, making it a popular tourist and expat destination for Turks and foreign nationalities. Whatever you think a typical seaside life in the sun should look like, Bodrum will step forward as an ideal contender. So, if you want to buy property in Bodrum or soak up the sun on a two-week holiday, what do you need to know?
11 things you never knew about Turkish cay
Turks drink tea at any opportunity. In fact, they go through a whopping three kilos of it each year, drinking it at home, work, and in cafes and restaurants. We explore the Turkish traditions and customs behind the popular drink, and let you in on a few little-known facts about the drink.