With the advancement of technology over the few years and the introduction of the app store, information for all your daily living is just a push of a button or a click of a phone away. For expats who move to Turkey, you can find everything from helpful tips, tour guides, historical facts, currency convertors, leaving no question unanswered about life in another country. Here are some apps that every expat should use.
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In Turkey, there are currently more than 50 different versions of the famed kebab. With the standard donor kebab recipe having been around for more than 10 centuries, if you want to explore the kebab scene in Turkey; this blog will open your eyes with new facts and showcase 7 tasty kebabs you have to try when in Turkey.
Heroes of the ancient world, gladiators were revered for their fighting prowess and physical strength. The gladiator graveyard at the ancient city of Ephesus continues to reveal the secrets of the lives of these legendary fighters, from their diet to the way they fought and died - and the results have been surprising, challenging what we thought we knew about gladiators.
From textiles to tomatoes, Turkey's largest city offers a wealth of bargains for keen shoppers. Istanbul is a shopper's paradise, with markets found in every corner of the city on every day of the week. There is truly something for everyone - even non-shoppers will enjoy sitting down with a cup of tea and watching locals and tourists sift through the piles of antiques, leather goods, brassware and produce. We give you the lowdown of the 10 very best markets.
When you think about those who have upped sticks and moved abroad to sunnier climates, you probably assume a life of luxury, sunbathing and enjoying cold margaritas by the beach or pool. However, some expats have decided to make a difference, and this blog showcases expat charity organisations in Turkey heading from strength to strength.
Discussing beverages to drink while you are in Turkey, is a conversation that could last for hours. In this blog, Property Turkey explores the top seven drinks you must try when you visit Turkey for the first time. Ranging from Raki to Ayran.
There's plenty to like about living in Turkey. Moving away from home has its challenges, but it certainly has its rewards. From its colourful street vendors to its great customer service, here are the things that keep people coming back again and again - and even up stakes and moving to the country where east meets west.
The small, beautiful holiday resort of Kas is located on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey and is widely popular with holidaymakers and expats purchasing second homes. Reasons for this are bountiful but the initial lure and appeal comes from its unique charm and atmosphere, being a small Turkish town that has embraced the modern world yet stayed true to its Turkish roots. Find out why Kas is a must-see for anyone holidaying in Turkey.
The Turkish language is full of unusual proverbs. Some will be slightly familiar to English speakers as there are equivalents in our language. However, there are a number of proverbs that will leave you scratching your head. Once explained, however, most of them tend to resonate as proverbs are by and large the expression of common sense.
Kurban Bayram, or the Sacrificial Feast starts today in Turkey and throughout the Muslim world. Commencing 70 days after the end of Ramadan, the four-and-a-half day festival is centered around family and community, and usually celebrated by slaughtering a goat or sheep and preparing a great feast. Read up on how Kurban Bayram will affect you if you're in Turkey - and what you can expect if you're taking part in a Kurban Bayram feast.