Dining out in Istanbul is an appetising journey through some of the best cuisines of the world. It's diverse multicultural population ensures a host of international food ranging from A la carte delicacies to tasty street snacks. Travellers looking for cheap meals are just as delighted as the tourists who prefer to dine in prestigious restaurants - have a look at the mouth-watering culinary scene of Istanbul.
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At Christmas time, expats are divided into two camps: those who try to recreate the festivities and atmosphere of home, and those who give into new traditions. In Turkey, it's easy to do both. Just about all the trimmings and decorations you could wish for are available (tinsel, trees, turkeys) but Turks don't celebrate on 25 December. Instead, they save the big celebrations for New Year's Eve, when they roast a turkey and exchange gifts.
With the coastlines of Turkey being home to four seas, the Mediterranean, Aegean, Marmara and Black Sea, naturally there are hundreds of beaches to enjoy for travellers over an area stretching more than 7,000 kilometres. We present six of the best under-rated beaches in Turkey, giving you the opportunity to get off the beaten track, and experience some amazing beaches you might not have heard of before.
Istanbul's economy is one of the fastest-growing city economies in the world. Fuelled by a construction boom, billions of dollars worth of trade and its burgeoning middle class and overseas buyers' demand for property, Istanbul's economy is better than ever. Explore some of the factors behind Turkey's largest city's immense draw for investors.
Covering more than 783,000 square kilometres, Turkey is officially the 37th largest country in the world. Naturally, there is a huge range of picturesque destinations and holiday spots for those thinking of travelling to Turkey to choose from. From sandy beaches, the cosmopolitan cities, to historical sites, here are six wonderful destinations for those travelling to Turkey for the first time to visit.
Turkish tourism was built on its beaches. However, Turkey's attractions encompass a huge number of interests and industries. Explore the huge array of options on offer during off-peak months. Whether you enjoy spa breaks or surgery, sampling food or skiing, we give you a few good reasons to explore this intriguing country this winter season.
“When in Rome do as the Romans do” - this mindset particularly appeals to people when they travel or become an expat in another country. No one wants to stand out as a naive foreigner, so in this blog, we present four simple ways to act like a Turk when you are in Turkey.
Are you an expat, traveller, or tourist in Turkey looking for things to do or see while on this side of the world? In this blog we give you our top hobbies and activities to undertake whilst in Turkey - some that might be obvious, some not so. A large percentage of foreigners in Turkey are either retired or cannot work legally in the country for one reason or another, so what do you do with your time if this is the scenario you find yourself in? At some point, dreams of sitting by the pool, basking in the sun while sipping on a glass of wine soon become monotonous. Find out how to keep yourself entertained here.
Around 12 million tourists visit Antalya each year. It's not hard to see why: the city and wider region are full of wonders. Ruins, beaches, outdoor activities, tourist hotspots - there's something to attract every kind of visitor. This list highlights the things we most love about Antalya. Come and explore the best of the region with us.
Life in Turkey is certainly a lot cheaper than life in the UK, both in terms of property prices, and just general living costs - in this blog we dive into exactly how much it would cost you to live in Turkey permanently, what your outgoings would be, and compare those to that of life in the UK. You might be surprised at just how much of a saving you could make with your new Turkish life.