Side, a charming holiday resort in Antalya’s coastal district doesn’t receive as much attention as its neighbouring counterparts of Alanya and Belek, yet it has a magnificent story to tell. As part of the illustrious Mediterranean coast of Turkey, and former Pamphylia, its inclusion on the diverse Turkish Riviera is a beautiful story to tell when combined with its historical past. Have a read of why you need to include Side on your next trip to Turkey.
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Turkey’s long history is full of firsts - hardly surprising in a country that has played host to some of the world’s greatest and most progressive empires, including the Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans. While you might know one or two of these facts, read on to discover a few of the lesser-known innovations - and innovators - that have come out of Turkey to change the course of world history.
If you’re seeking to rekindle the flames, celebrate an anniversary or spark up a new romance, pack your bags and head for one of Turkey’s many romantic locations. Whether it’s strolling hand in hand by the sea, exploring isolated ruins or dining under the stars, our list of alluring and atmospheric places in Turkey fits any romantic occasion.
The iconic central Golden Horn area, clearly visible on every city map, is smartening up. New developments and improved infrastructure are attracting investment and prices are climbing. Middle class Turkish buyers are snapping up property at extremely favourable prices. So why aren't more foreign buyers sitting up and taking notice?
It seems Turkish food is everywhere. Gone are the days when the only Turkish offering was the - admittedly, extremely tasty - kebab: today the range of mouthwatering Turkish food available in larger centres means you don't have to travel far to find flavoursome dishes from all over Turkey. We look at some of the Turkish foods that are becoming more and more well known as people discover just how delectable Turkish food can be.
Turkey has a long love affair with the moustache. Dating back to Ottoman times, Turks have sported a variety of upper-lip dos, some impressive, some just strange. However, did you know there's more to moustaches than meets the eye? Read on to discover how moustaches are more than just a facial hairstyle: they can tell you a whole lot about their owner.
From Albania to Argentina, Turkish television is rapidly colonising the globe. Its dramatic storylines - and luxuriant moustaches - are captivating the hearts and minds of television addicts from many different cultures. Discover why Turkish drama is so beloved by different countries and cultures.
Istanbul is not only Turkey's shining star, but the rising star of the real estate world with more than 250,000 properties being sold in Istanbul last year alone, leaving developers struggling to keep up with demand as more and more savvy investors look to take advantage of government initiatives for regeneration, prime areas, and the districts of tomorrow. In a city of 17 million, prices of Istanbul's real estate are rising quickly, and in this blog we put together our top investment opportunities in the city today.
Belonging to the Fethiye Peninsula, its nearby touristic attractions of the Blue Lagoon in Oludeniz or the ghost village of Kayakoy often overshadow its presence. Yet, British holidaymakers highly favour Calis, and it has turned into a pleasant expat destination. Reasons why property buyers chose Calis as their preferred place to relocate, are plenty - discover why Calis is one of our top picks for buying a holiday or permanent home in Turkey.
Famed for its white sugar cubed houses tumbling down the hillsides, Bodrum on the Aegean coast of Turkey also has another luring attribute. The small bays and caves of the peninsula are home to some of the country’s best beaches making it a popular holiday destination. Those stretches of golden sand, combined with the blue waters of the Aegean and a hedonistic lifestyle of boats and parties have catapulted it into one of the top spots of the Turkish Riviera. Enjoy the best beaches of Bodrum guide.