Moving to Fethiye with a family: the pros and cons
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 for kids: raising a family on the peninsula
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.
Retiring and making a home in Antalya, Turkey
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.
The Magnificent Yali Mansions of Istanbul
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.
10 Reasons Why Antalya is the 2nd Most Visited Destination in Turkey
One of the largest working cities in Turkey, Antalya is the perfect mix of city life with sandy beaches and wonderful activities that has seen the region ranked as the 2nd most visited in Turkey in 2014. In this blog we take a look at what makes Antalya tick, what there is to do for tourists, and why so many people are making Antalya their home away from home. A complete guide to why Antalya is so popular for travelling and summer vacations.
Don’t invest in Turkey before you read this
As more and more people look towards investing in a Turkish property, it is inevitable that you begin to hear some horror stories of those who have seen their dream purchase in the sun turn into a nightmare. In this analysis, we unpick the facts and look into the good, the bad, and even the ugly when it comes to investing in Turkey. Do not buy in Turkey before you have read this blog.
Antalya the Mediterranean Miami investment property
2015 is set to be a golden year for Antalya - with its sparkling sea, rich history, and cultural melting pot atmosphere, Antalya is prime for investment and has property buyers flocking to the area compared to as the Mediterranean Miami. Find out just why this ancient city is the perfect blend of city and beach for those looking for a prosperous and sunny investment in 2015, you might just find out one or two things about this region of Turkey that you didn't know before.
Top 6 overseas property investment markets for 2015
2015 is well under way, and many property investors are asking themselves: "Where are the best markets to buy a home in 2015? And why?" - with this blog we present our top six destinations for overseas property investment, including a couple surprise countries you might not have expected on the face of it. Are you an overseas investor? What are your top tips for 2015? Let us know in the comment section of this article.
Enjoy Alacati an Aegean town close to perfection
Considered as one of the finest resort towns in Turkey, Aegean Alacati certainly lives up to its name. With its tastefully restored Greek houses, colourful streets and wonderful cuisine, Alacati simply has to top your 'to see' list. Property supply is limited yet there are fine renovated stone houses for sale in Alacati that will give any Tuscan property a good run for its money, certainly in terms of affordability.
Enjoy some Greek in Turkey from Bodrum to Kayakoy
Being neighbouring countries, and with such a rich and intertwined history between the two, you are bound to see Turkish influences on Greek lifestyle, monuments and buildings, and vice versa with Greek influences in Turkish way of life, houses and culture. In this blog, we take a deep look into the influence Greece has had on the formation of two of Turkey's most loved regions - Bodrum and Kayakoy in particular. Stretching all the way back to the Ottoman Empire and beyond, you just might be surprised at what we have managed to dig up from the past in this fascinating read on the historical guidance that came to shape Turkey today.