Are you planning on taking a family holiday to Turkey this summer? Or perhaps you live in the region with your children? We take a look at what there is for children to do in the Bodrum peninsula, compiling our list of the very best activities and must-see's for any family, ensuring you will enjoy a fun-filled vacation keeping the little ones occupied with family friendly activities and tourist spots during the sun-filled hours of the day.
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One of the most travelled regions in Turkey, the Bodrum peninsula on the Aegean coast of Turkey is a welcoming blend of modern lifestyle merging with old, traditional values. Stemming from a small fishing village, Bodrum has developed over the last 10 years to emerge as Turkey's premier destination for luxury and high class living. In this blog we take a look at roadtripping the Bodrum peninsula, including travel tips and must see's for anyone in the region.
Surrounded by four seas and thousands of kilometres of coastline, Turkey is a ocean-goer’s dream. Whether you’re seeking a leisurely exploration of hidden coves, an idyllic island-hunting expedition or a more challenging voyage to the Black Sea, there are enough excursions to keep even the most seasoned sailor happy. Owning a property near a marina or even with its own jetty means you’ll have the ideal base from which to explore the coastline - as well as having the trappings of a Turkish Mediterranean lifestyle on tap.
Mediterranean Turkey, known as the Turkish Riviera or the Turquoise Coast is one of the most popular areas in Turkey for tourists and expats looking to move to sunny settings to enjoy the impressive range of sandy beaches, modern towns, traditional villages, and historical ruins that you will find in this part of the world. From the busy city of Antalya, to the hill-steeped Kalkan, Mediterranean Turkey is simply the place to be.
What is the Blue Evil Eye? Turkish people believe the Blue Evil Eye absorbs bad energy whilst at the same time, protecting you. If the evil or curse is abolished or broken, the evil eye will crack, to signal the danger is over. Given at weddings, purchased by tourists as souvenirs, in this blog we take a look at the mystic and wonderful with an in depth look at the Blue Evil Eye, also known as Nazar Boncugu.
Moving to Turkey with the whole family is not an easy decision to make. When Beatrice and Adam Solberg moved to Antalya with their young children all the way from Sweden in 2005, they had no idea they would be as settled nine years later with a motto of "young, free, and adventurous." In this blog we look at their life in Southern Turkey.
With great affordability and lovely family homes for sale, Fethiye is the ideal year-round destination for those looking to buy property in Turkey surrounded by beaches, centre's and all walks of life. With a plethora of natural beauty and sunny weather, more and more expats are seeking a new life in Fethiye. But with expats, more often than not, comes children. In this blog we look at raising a family in Fethiye, a look at the pro's and con's of taking children to Turkey.
Bodrum is one of the top destinations in Turkey for expats and foreigners looking to move to Turkey on a permanent basis. Once you have made the move, what next? How about raising a family in Turkey? In this blog we take a look at raising a family in Bodrum, including language barriers, best schools for children, and local activities to keep everyone happy and enjoying their new life in Turkey. Tips on how to raise your children in a foreign country.
After making the move from Manchester to Side, Antalya, some 13 years ago, Stephen Wright knows more than most about what it's like to live and be an expat in Turkey. We ask Stephen all the questions that someone who is looking to retire in Turkey would want answering - including all the information and some pre-move tips to ease your move abroad, as well as a look at how life has changed for Stephen since he first made the move all those years ago.
Lining the seafront of the Bosporus is a grand total of 620 Yali Mansions - some as old as the city itself, and some as prestigious as anything you will find in the world. Owning a Yali mansion in Istanbul is something most of us could only dream of, so for those looking to enjoy a read of life as dreamy as the mansions themselves, in this blog we present some of the best Yali mansions along the Bosporus in Istanbul.