When looking for a place to eat, the rule of thumb is usually to go wherever the locals go because you're bound to find the best price and great quality. Marie Coggin explores the peninsula's restaurants, rediscovering a few old favourites and uncovering new gems. Enjoy a culinary trip around Bodrum.
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The list of famous buildings in Istanbul runs into hundreds, not a surprise because the city is Turkey’s top tourism, real estate, business and education hub. It was also the Byzantine and Ottoman empires former ruling centres, so landmarks receive attention from millions of tourists. Sitting on both the Asian and European sides, these landmarks, whether modern or ancient are architectural wonders showing what humanity can achieve.
Foreigners looking for the best place to buy property in Turkey are entering a healthy market with many destinations offering a full portfolio of off-plan, new build and resale apartments and villas for sale. Mass availability is driving Turkey’s real estate market, and buyers have many advantages to tap into and use. You have much potential for a profitable investment and here are the best places to buy in Turkey today.
The Fisherman of Halicarnassus is a name many have heard, but few know the history behind the intriguing personality that has left an indelible mark on the Bodrum Peninsula. Marie Coggin, a longtime resident of Bodrum, explores the myth and legend surrounding the mysterious poet, prisoner and raconteur.
New styles and trends are born in cities, and the modern architecture of Istanbul isn’t an exception to this rule. Previously only renowned for its historical landmarks like the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque, new constructions portray the latest in architectural trends and are the brainchild of many esteemed international and Turkish architects. So which buildings are changing the face of the city’s urban landscape and skyline?
What better way to devote the daylight hours than to the pursuit of culinary pleasure? Our suggestions for a day of eating your way around Turkey's largest city leave no gastronomic stone unturned. Explore some of the finest food available on Istanbul's streets. Bon appetit - or as they say in Turkey, afiyet olsun!
Since 2002, Turkey’s real estate market has grown in popularity with foreigners who either seek a life in the sun or want an alternative method to build their investment portfolio. At the moment, while other industries struggle through current economic woes, the foreign housing market is at an all-time high. In September 2018, foreign property sales increased by a staggering 151 year on year.
Soak up the sun, take in a ruined castle or just drink in the atmosphere: in Turkey, there is a destination for every traveller. From the romance of Kalkan to the sunny Side beaches and the ever-popular Oludeniz beach, we explore some of Turkey's best-loved tourist destinations and show that whatever your preference, there's a place for you.
Colourful Istanbul is another side to Turkey’s largest metropolis. Whether it is streets, houses or notable landmarks, this side of the busy city reinvents urban living and is the perfect antidote to put a smile on your face. For years, scientists have confirmed colours like blue, green, yellow, red, and orange have a soothing subliminal effect, so if you need a happy fix while in Istanbul, here are the places to head to.
Bomonti, Bostanci, Kadikoy and Eyup: to outsiders these Istanbul suburbs don't mean much. To us, however, they represent fortunes made - or lost - in Istanbul's fast-moving property market. Learn the kind of insider information that sets us apart from our competitors, and creates wealth and opportunity for our investors.