"I have many female friends who live and travel around Turkey as solo foreign women. Most are from the UK and a few from countries like Germany or Switzerland. Strangely enough, they all have a common bond in that they feel safer in Turkey than they ever did in their home countries." Natalie Sayin provides us with an interview on travelling and living in Turkey as a solo woman, giving lots of tips and advice to anyone thinking of heading to Turkish shores alone in the near future.
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How much of an expert on Turkey do you think you are? Do you know who Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is? Or what year Turkey was formed? How about which currency is used in Turkey? Of course, these are easy questions, but what if we dig a little deeper in the weird and wonderful facts that don't get too much coverage, but just might provide you with a few laughs and chuckles at just weird and wonderful Turkey can be! How many of these facts did you know? Let us know in the comments, and add some of your own.
Still debating where to spend the summer? We think these 11 reasons might just convince you Turkey is the world’s leading summer destination. From culture to food to history to stunning beaches, there's something to tempt just about everyone. Join us on a short trip around the best Turkey has to offer: from the mysteries of Ephesus to the bustling peninsula of Bodrum to the cultural goings-on in Antalya
When it comes to reasons to visit Turkey, food is right up there with beaches and culture for many visitors. And who can blame them? Fresh produce, quality meat and seafood combine to create a range of diverse dishes that reach far beyond the kebab and kofte you find back home. Join us on a culinary tour of Turkey, taking in the best places to enjoy some simply superb regional dishes.
Cultural misunderstandings can happen to us all, and most of the time we can laugh it off our differences. However, add a critical meeting or multi-million dollar deal into the mix and it might not be a laughing matter. Read our guide on how to conduct business in Turkey and strike that deal with confidence.
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.
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.