Cappadocia’s fairy tale rock formations and expansive plains are breathtaking from the ground. But taking to the sky on a peaceful balloon flight offers a new perspective of this extraordinary landscape. We give you the lowdown on getting up high in Cappadocia.
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Spain and Turkey have many similarities. They’re both large countries with diverse landscapes and temperatures and an eclectic cultural mix. They’re both holiday favourites - thanks to the favourable summer heat and the many miles of beautiful coastline. But after that, the similarities grind to a halt. We outline some of the key differences - and why we believe Turkey is still the best bet.
Istanbul, the city sitting on two continents and the largest city in Turkey is a hive for events, festivals, and celebrations throughout the year. As a major hub of tourism, finance, and general business industries, the bustling yearly agenda from January to December brims over. Whether it is art and culture, traditions or the latest fashion trend, no one planning a visit should expect to have down time. Therefore, what are the major dates to schedule into your diary in 2016?
Much unlike its counterpart in France, the Turkish Riviera is a blend of budget and luxurious lifestyles. Places like Kalkan and Gocek offer some of the most spectacular scenery and lifestyle for those looking for a taste of Turkish charm. This blog takes a look at upmarket living in Kalkan and Gocek and why you need to add these two destinations to your list of places to visit in Turkey.
Stretching for more than 1 mile, from the tunnel funicular to the independence monument in Taksim square, Istiklal Caddesi is the busiest street in Istanbul and a must-see for anyone visiting this monstrous city. Its primary function is shopping and entertainment but old buildings still stand among modern and new builds. Such is the hype and attraction; more than 3 million people walk it every day - let us take you through the best things to see and do on Istiklal.
Atasehir is set to become Istanbul’s new financial heart, cementing the city’s status as a global economic powerhouse. The development also presents an incredible opportunity for investors, who are set to win fortunes on Istanbul’s Asian side. One such investor is Cameron Deggin, who believes his property in the Atasehir development will net him - and his clients - large gains.
With summer just around the corner, families and tourists are starting to make their plans for what holiday to take this year. Turkey offers a vast range of holiday themes to suit all types and people, and in this blog we showcase some of the most adventurous and adrenaline pumping adventure sports to do in Turkey this summer.
Carefully baked using filo pastry and nut fillings, then covered with thick sticky syrup, thousands of Baklava are sold all over Turkey every day, it is easy to see just why Baklava is the national dessert of Turkey. Read on to discover more about this tasty snack.
Travelling is central to Islam. Mohammed made many trips during his lifetime, and some would say that travelling is important to Muslims as they have to complete Hajj at some point in their lifetimes. But while making the pilgrim trip to Mecca is one travel event not to see much change over the course of time, all other aspects of travelling for Muslims has. In this blog we show just why Antalya is the go-to hotspot for Muslims who are looking to take a long summer holiday.
Spain, in particular the Costa del Sol, has always been a firm favourite with Brits, who have been moving their in the hundreds of thousands. However, the Eurozone crisis has turned the Spanish dream into a nightmare for many expats. High unemployment and plummeting property prices meant the end of the golden weather for many, who are heading home or looking further afield to more stable countries. We speak with former Spanish property owners who fell out of love with Spain and discovered a new life in Turkey.