A step by step all inclusive account of a luxury sailing trip around the Black Sea. Heading from Romania to Istanbul, Turkey - have a read of the trials and tribulations of what it is like to be sailing the seas in Europe in some of the world's best loved sailing routes enjoyed by families each year who are seeking something a little different from the traditional summer holiday to a beach - why not try out your very own sailing holiday to Turkey? After reading these memories, we reckon you will more than want to make your own sailing dreams come true in the Black Sea.
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From calamari to caviar, looking at the finest examples of haute cuisine in Turkey, the fine and intricate way to prepare exotic meals of the highest mouth watering quality is becoming ever more popular on Turkish shores as world class chefs and restaurants implement the complicated French preparation into some of the most famous restaurants in the country. Find out exactly where to find the highest quality examples of haute cuisine influence on restaurants in Turkey.
Turkey has just knocked France off its position to become the third country in the world with the highest number of blue flag beaches. With 383 blue flag beaches, 21 marinas and 13 yachts, Turkey becomes the 3rd out of 46 countries. Antalya in the Mediterranean coast boasts top position for blue flag beaches in Turkey with 179, followed by Mugla (Aegean and Mediterranean), Izmir, Aydin and Istanbul. Turkish holiday resorts in Oludeniz, Kemer, Bodrum and alike welcome the news as it signifies..
Turkey and the European Union has just recommenced (as of November 2013) a new round of talks on path to Turkey's accession to the EU. The talks come at a time when Turkey's economic performance well outstrips Euro-zone countries and desire within to join the EU is an all time low. Projected to become one of the top 10 world economies by 2023, Turks ask themselves 'do we really need to be part of the EU or are we better off without?'
500,000 tourists are expected to head to Turkey during Eid al-Adha - spending over 500 million Liras and providing a boost to the already flourishing international tourism industry. However, is this the only reason for visiting Turkey at this time? What impact will this have on the real estate market and why would tourists and travellers choose Turkey at this time of the year rather than other strong nations?
Residency permits and visas - never the words people want to hear when looking to buy a home overseas. Choosing the right place to buy your property and in some cases, retire abroad is essential for long term happiness with your decision. Our guide to getting a residency permit in Turkey is a step by step walkthrough for everything you will need to complete your move abroad without any hassle with trusted international estate agents.
Russell Crowe meets Turkish culture minister at Topkapi Palace, Istanbul in order to gather support for his new movie which tells the story of ANZAC soldiers who went missing during the Battle of Dardanelles in the First World War. Our blog looks at how international media affects property sales in Turkey. The James Bond Blockbuster Skyfall which was partially shot in Turkey had focused much interest in Istanbul and Mediterranean coast of Turkey, this could be yet another major attraction
Turkey property market becomes the new safe haven for the GCC and Middle Eastern investors buying abroad after London, Paris and New York. Persistent economic growth coupled with increasing real estate values makes Istanbul a natural investment destination. Seaside town of Bodrum on the Aegean coast of Turkey seems to be well positioned to take advantage with willing overseas real estate buyers eyeing up lifestyle and investment prospects.
With the strong development of the Turkish economy over the last few years, what does the future of the Turkish economy hold? Property Turkey blogs about the overview of the economy, the driving factors in shaping it, and what the future holds for Turkey and the seemingly flourishing economy.
Built by the Knights of St John in 14th Century, Bodrum Castle is the most visited landmark of modern Halicarnassus on the Aegean coast of Turkey. The papal decree may have opened the gates of heaven to the construction workers as promised at the time, that we can't know, yet we can't fail to enjoy the Museum of Underwater Archaeology and many hidden tunnels in this heavenly building which stood test of time in the heart of town.