Do you find yourself sitting in your desk job on a rainy day in the UK wondering just what life would be like if you got up and moved to a warm country abroad? Find out exactly what life is like in Turkey for those that decided that enough is enough - those that got up, chased the dream, and are now enjoying life in Turkey working (if that's what you call test driving yachts, chasing the sun in the Mediterranean, and enjoying fine dining under the stars in t-shirts and shorts) Have a read of Adrian's journey to Fethiye where he now works and lives - will you be brave enough to follow in his footsteps?
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When you think of things to do or see in Fethiye, your mind will automatically think of the famous landmarks and well tredded paths of Oludeniz Beach, Calis Beach, Fethiye Town centre amongst a range of others. In this blog, we aim to scratch below the surface and dig up some hidden gems and unexpected paths that you must see or do whilst in this part of Turkey - you are missing out on some truly remarkable experiences if you haven't tested these. Heading off the beaten track in Fethiye, come with us on an adventure that will take you around the region to some of the less travelled, but certainly just as amazing, sites to add to your bucket list for next time you travel to Turkey.
A big favourite amongst expats and those looking to retire in Turkey, Fethiye has a laid-back Turkish charm that just seems to capture you from the moment you touch town in the area. A sunny, relaxing, and friendly region, Fethiye has a beat like no other and homes that reflect upon the region and all it stands for. With large plots, swimming pools are generally a good size, we take a look and show off some of the most spectacular and impressive swimming pools you will find within your Fethiye villa for sale. Come take a look at just why people can't seem to get enough of Fethiye.
Who hasn't dreamed of packing up and roadtripping around the world for a period of time? With over 300 days of sunshine per year, Fethiye is arguably Turkey's top tourist destination - why not spend your summer uncovering some of the hidden gems and landmarks that this fascinating and diverse part of Turkey has to offer? Our guide to travelling around Fethiye will not leave you disappointed, in fact, it just might leave you heading for the airport this summer. Take a look at our best things to do in Fethiye and beyond with this comprehensive guide to roadtripping around Fethiye.
If you look around the world real estate markets, there is a significant downwards trend throughout Europe and beyond. One country that has remained largely unaffected by it all, is Turkey, and specifically - beautiful Kalkan. Many overseas purchasers are looking towards Kalkan for the sweeping sea views, spectacular surroundings, and mesmerising charm of the region. One other attraction of Kalkan? High rental dividends for those looking to buy from an investment perspective. We take a look at why Kalkan is the ideal buy-to-let destination for those seeking a sunny second home abroad along the Mediterranean.
Join us on a sailing tour of the stunning Bozburun peninsula found a bay away from Marmaris and right in the middle of Turkey's finest sailing route from Aegean Bodrum to Mediterranean Fethiye. Bozburun offers a unique glimpse into authentic Turkish coastal life set against a backdrop of mountainous villages and unspoiled natural beauty with breathtaking scenery from almost every corner. Do you think you could live in paradise? Real estate in Bozburun area is tricky to come by, yet there are those who are set in their heart to escape to their own private paradise in Turkey - if you are one, we are happy to assist your search, it is more than worth it, especially if you are a keen sailor.
From the quaint cobbled streets, to the beautiful whitewashed houses covered with bougainvillea, to the sweeping sea views and alluring surroundings voted as one of the worlds top 10 views - it is evident that there is just something about Kalkan that captures the imagination as soon as you step foot in the region leading to many holidayer's turning into full time expats purchasing a second home in Kalkan to become part of the regions history and charm. The unique attraction of Kalkan is that houses are built on the hillside, meaning that everyone property offers incredible views - and here we showcase five of the very best of them.
Bodrum is home to people from all walks of life, from all ages, and cultures. You might not necessarily think that Bodrum will capture your heart, but once you spend any period of time in this haven in Turkey - you will soon be calling Bodrum 'home'. From being "adopted" by Turkish families, welcomed into the relaxing pace of life in Bodrum with a pot of tea, to endless nights of partying by the beaches; read one man's story on hipster Bodrum leading the way for those seeking a bohemian lifestyle in Turkey. Warning: one read of this blog will surely leave you green with envy at life in Bodrum; read with caution.
The gateway between the Middle East and Europe, a vast and diverse country, Turkey stands at a crossroads of cultures and traditions solidified over hundreds of years of different empires and influences resulting in a huge variety of customs and local traditions that you should be aware of depending on where abouts in the country you find yourself. Highlighting the key differences between Turkey and what you come to expect as the norm back home, we blog to make your move to Turkey easier, your purchase of a house smoother, and your transition into life in Turkey a seamless and easy process. Think we have missed something from our list? Comment and let us know your experiences of culture in Turkey.
Moving abroad is not a step you take lightly, it is a huge decision for anyone. From around the world people uproot and move on a daily basis, whether to a new city, a new country, or new continent. Those who make the decision to go for a life abroad probably face the hardest questions of all - it is not a lifestyle cut out for the faint-hearted. Once you have decided to buy a home in Turkey, what decisions are you going to face? What is the difference between life in Turkey and life at home? We answer the tough questions for you and try to make your move a smooth and easy process along the way.