Some of the most creative designs, motifs, logos and stencil drawings are seen across a variety of districts, but the stand out neighbourhoods are usually around Istiklal Avenue, in Taksim Square; Tunel, Karakoy; Sishane; as well as Maltepe, Kadikoy and Moda. Is Istanbul street art graffiti or talent? Have a read of this blog and discover some of the best street art of Istanbul.
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There are many reasons to move to Turkey: a fresh start, a new job, or retirement in a sunny location. Making the decision to move is easy: making the leap is another thing altogether. In our series on expat living, we talk with four foreigners living in four different locations around Turkey. Discover the highs and lows of living in their adopted home in Turkey. Part three: Antalya.
When you move to a new country it's easy to fall into the expat trap. But making friends with the locals is not only rewarding: it's incredibly useful, offering newcomers an insight into a fascinating new culture with all its traditions and history - and the countless quirks that make a country unique. Read our guide and you'll soon be making friends in Turkey, left, right and centre.
People relocate to Turkey for a number of reasons: a new life, a new job, lower cost of living or a life in the sun. Deciding to move is the easy part. Choosing where to go is quite another. In our series on expat living, we talk with four different foreigners living in four different places in Turkey. Discover what they love - and dislike - about their new home in Turkey. We speak to Jason, who moved to Bodrum with his young family, about the good and the bad of living on the peninusla.
Idyllic beaches, golden sunsets, stylish settings and the 'oh-so-close-to-paradise' feelings have helped contribute to a boom in recent years of European couples planning to say "I do" on Turkish soil. If you are looking to get married in Turkey, this blog has all the information you need to ensure your big day goes as smoothly as possible.
Although Turkish food has permeated almost every corner of the globe, it's fair to say the best Turkish food is found in Turkey. In fact, Turkish food is so delicious it's fair to say a high number of visitors are compelled to visit simply to taste as many Turkish dishes as they possibly can. We've compiled a list of the must-try Turkish foods. See if you can hunt them all out on your next trip to Turkey.
Sunny, chilled-out Fethiye is a favourite with many holidaymakers, as well as home to a sizeable expat population. We examine the things about Fethiye that keep people coming back again and again - and prompt so many to make Fethiye a permanent base.
As Turkey's largest city and most visited tourist destination, Istanbul is a sprawling network of streets, neighbourhoods, and buildings. Most people are already aware of its historical story as the capital-ruling centre for both the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, but we searched high and low to find the most unusual facts about Istanbul. How many of these facts did you already know?
On what is a special day for most newly married couples, the desire to follow up a fairy-tale wedding with a magical honeymoon is equally as strong. The honeymoon should be full of romance, surprises, and relaxing moments, and many destinations around the world provide these three essential ingredients including Turkey. Have a read of the best honeymoon spots for newlyweds in Turkey.
If you plan to come to Turkey between the winter period of November and April, which destinations should be on your list? In this blog we take a look at five must see destinations for anyone visiting Turkey during this period, giving you a range of things to see and do with your family.