A Fethiye to Antalya cruise is a must-do experience when visiting Turkey. This relaxing journey of the turquoise coast, cannot be matched. Also known as part of the Turkish riviera, it’s unlike its counterpart in France because Turkey’s long stretch of gorgeous coastal towns caters for the rich and elite but also budget travellers.
Sitting 20 kilometres, or a 25-minute drive from the town centre, international travel publications rarely talk about Yaliciftlik on the Bodrum peninsula of Turkey. But, for many Turks, it is a gem, untouched by tourism and an idyllic resort to visit and buy property in.
A visit to Kayakoy ghost village leaves you yearning to know more. Wandering the deserted streets, and passing by crumbling houses and a church, curiosity washes over you who lived in that house, how old were the children going to school, and did residents, with a clear memory of their home village, miss it, after it was all but abandoned 100 years ago.
To learn all about Ortakent, it is to delve into one of Turkey’s most favoured seaside resorts. Despite its low profile on the international travel scene, Turks know it as a prominent destination, full of beautiful tangerine orchards and home to the peninsula’s largest shopping mall, and many medical facilities.
Anyone who chooses Antalya city centre for a fun-filled holiday will be surprised with the vast range of things to do. As Turkey’s second most popular holiday destination, keeping tourists entertained is what it excels at, whether this is family-friendly activities or romantic experiences for couples.
Cirali and Olympus, two small coastal resorts on Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline could not be more different if they tried. While Cirali keeps a low-key reputation and ambience that attracts couples and those looking for a romantic, secluded getaway, Olympos caters for backpackers, many of whom are on a round-the-world tour.
The Turkish Lira has been on a turbulent ride the last few years, gripping Turks and emerging economies with a financial interest in the country, falling by 42% since the beginning of 2018 alone. What's happening to the Turkish Lira in 2019? We explore the reasons for the Lira crisis and what it means for investors in Turkey.
For pleasure-seekers and holidaymakers, there are plenty of things to do in Kas, a gorgeous Mediterranean coast resort of Turkey. Admiring magnificent scenery is just one. White houses cascading down the hillside to the harbour and costal line are everything a beautiful picture postcard scene should look like.
Tourists who want to get away from touristic Istanbul would do well to look at things to do in Uskudar, an Asian district offering visitors a chance to see the city’s local culture upfront. Sitting between trendy Kadikoy and green Beykoz, Uskudar is underrated and without a doubt, deserves more admiration than it receives.
Welcome to the Basaksehir area of Istanbul, a European district that in recent years has exploded on the real estate market as an ideal place to buy property. As one of 39 communities making up Turkey’s largest city, Basaksehir hasn’t always been a prominent area, having only gained independent status in 2008, after a population boost. It is now a top area for investors.
Travellers looking for things to do in Zeytinburnu and Bakirkoy, in Istanbul will find quite a lot to satisfy them, despite its off the tourism grid reputation. Sitting on the European side of Turkey’s most significant and busiest city, Zeytinburnu’s name means “olive tree cape,” but throughout history, it was a leather production hub. See our top ten things to do.
We recommend you visit Eyup, the conservative neighbourhood respected by Muslims from all over the world. Sitting on the European side of Istanbul, and stretching from the Golden Horn to the Black Sea region, Eyup’s historical landmarks stand out as the most important Islamic buildings in Turkey.