Turkey's largest southern city might just have it all: a long beach, an attractive Old Town, great connections and links to some superb nearby areas. It's little wonder the city of 2 million people is attracting outside interest - not only from the traditional tourist set but from investors, health tourists and fans of the sustainability currently being championed at Expo 2016.
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Nobody likes to fall ill at the best of times, and falling ill whilst abroad is certainly not ideal. Whether you are on your summer vacation, or own a property and live in Turkey all year round, visitors and expats alike can enjoy peace of mind with the high quality of healthcare in Turkey and range of facilities readily available. In this blog we take a look at looking after your health while in Turkey, and what you can do to help prevent any health problems while on Turkish soil.
We take a look at the top 6 most asked questions by people who are looking to move to Turkey with family and children and are worried about how their children might settle into life overseas. We address safety, schools, language, healthcare and more.
With fascinating heritage, and oceans of greenery that has helped it acquire the 'cleanest city' tag in Turkey and now draws in tourists looking for a health kick, Trabzon is one of the most beautiful underrated spots to visit in Turkey. For first-timers, here is a round-up of some of the key places and experiences to sample during your stay in Trabzon.
The idea of living permanently or part-time in Turkey is still a dream for many potential expats, but the over-riding question asked by many is how much does it cost? Including property, healthcare, running costs such as electricity and essentials such as food, people want to know whether Turkey, in 2016, still gives you more bang for your buck? So, let's take a look at some of the average costs involved.
Today's national holiday celebrates those who will shape Turkey's future: it's children. Stemming from the very birth of the Republic of Turkey when Ataturk dedicated the nation to those who would lead it in future years, Children and Sovereignty Day celebrates Ataturk's ideals in a huge festival of children. Turkey's Children's Day eventually formed the benchmark for International Children's Day, which is celebrated by around 50 countries around the world.
When you've just landed in Turkey as a tourist, one of the first things you'll do is power up your phone and look for a signal. Likewise, one of the key must-haves for an expat is Internet access for keeping in touch with the family, for business, banking, or talking to friends. This blog takes a look at Internet in Turkey and how to get online when you arrive as a tourist or expat.
As one of the most fascinating countries for history, Turkey attracts millions of foreign visitors looking to sample some of the historical attractions in Turkey. But while most tourists beat a path to the likes of Cappadocia, Ephesus, or old Istanbul, dozens of other ancient sites receive little or no recognition, from the rest of the world. With more than 60 sites waiting for ratification as UNESCO World Heritage sites, here are some of the best ancient sites to visit in Turkey.
If you are looking for a thrill-seeking, adventure holiday, Turkey is synonymous with outdoor pursuits and adventure activities. Thanks to the government's foresight in promoting the diverse sports, and investing heavily in safety regulations, more and more foreigners are turning to Turkey for their thrill-fix, so we are putting the spotlight on some of the activities that make Turkey an ideal travel haven for action.
This residential and commercial project represents a lucrative foot-in-the-door for investors wanting a piece of the action in Istanbul. Property Turkey is offering exclusive pre-launch prices which will allow investors to see an incredible 60% return on investment within 15 months - as well as ongoing rental income. The centrally-located project is in one of Istanbul's most heavily invested areas, with links to Ataturk Airport, the city centre and plenty of five-star local facilities.