Bosporus Glory: The Pride of Istanbul

Bosporus Glory: The Pride of Istanbul

Separating Europe and Asia, the Bosporus strait in Turkey’s biggest city, Istanbul, is a pinnacle feature of its landscape. Throughout history, great empires have waged war to control it and many men have fallen defending it. These days, the 31-kilometre stretch of water is a symbol of unity and a main feature of tourism in the city. Paying homage to its magnificent glory, this blog takes you on a magical journey through the history of the Bosporus. 

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4 Excellent Reasons to Love Istanbul

4 Excellent Reasons to Love Istanbul

A city that instantly leaves a mark on those who visit, Istanbul is a bustling and cosmopolitan metropolis visited by millions of tourists every year. Some even return year after year, while others find it reinvents their outlook on life, promoting a new path and they return to be an expat by buying a property. We give you four good reasons why you will simply love Istanbul and all the city offers. 


Beyoglu: The New City of Istanbul

Beyoglu: The New City of Istanbul

Bursting with modern influences and trends, and popular with foreign expats who have bought homes in the area, Beyoglu is a centre of entertainment and lifestyle choices for those looking to make Istanbul their new home. Here is your complete guide to everything you need to know about Beyoglu. 

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4 Luxurious and Extravagant Palaces in Istanbul

4 Luxurious and Extravagant Palaces in Istanbul

As the former capital of both the Byzantium and Ottoman empires, Istanbul has housed and hosted many famous figures throughout history and the palaces are a perfect way to get to know their stories - here are four luxury palaces that you will find in Istanbul. 


Useful Turkish language phrases everyone should learn

Useful Turkish language phrases everyone should learn

If you want to understand a culture, you need to learn its language. The Turkish language is full of colourful expressions and wise sayings. It's not the world's easiest language to learn, that's certain. But these oft-used phrases are a great start, and using them will show a willingness to engage with the people around you - and some of them are very fun to say, too.

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Make Unforgettable Memories on New Year’s Eve in Istanbul

Make Unforgettable Memories on New Year’s Eve in Istanbul

Officially declared by Time Out magazine, as one of the best cities in the world to see in the New Year, Istanbul is a city that holds no punches when it comes to festivities, parties and an overwhelming feel good atmosphere to mark the dawn of another year. Here is our guide to seeing in the New Year in Istanbul. 

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The Delicious Culinary Scene of Istanbul

The Delicious Culinary Scene of Istanbul

Dining out in Istanbul is an appetising journey through some of the best cuisines of the world. It's diverse multicultural population ensures a host of international food ranging from A la carte delicacies to tasty street snacks. Travellers looking for cheap meals are just as delighted as the tourists who prefer to dine in prestigious restaurants - have a look at the mouth-watering culinary scene of Istanbul. 


6 Ideal Destinations for First-Time Visitors to Turkey

6 Ideal Destinations for First-Time Visitors to Turkey

Covering more than 783,000 square kilometres, Turkey is officially the 37th largest country in the world. Naturally, there is a huge range of picturesque destinations and holiday spots for those thinking of travelling to Turkey to choose from. From sandy beaches, the cosmopolitan cities, to historical sites, here are six wonderful destinations for those travelling to Turkey for the first time to visit.


4 Simple Ways to Act Like a Turk

4 Simple Ways to Act Like a Turk

“When in Rome do as the Romans do” - this mindset particularly appeals to people when they travel or become an expat in another country. No one wants to stand out as a naive foreigner, so in this blog, we present four simple ways to act like a Turk when you are in Turkey. 

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Cheap Travel: Visiting Istanbul on a Budget

Cheap Travel: Visiting Istanbul on a Budget

One of the top city break destinations in the world, Istanbul is a colossal city with a large diversity of things to do, places to see, and tourist attractions you cannot miss. To help you prepare for your trip to Istanbul, we prepare a budget article to show you just how far your money can stretch in Istanbul, and what you can do to make your trip as cheap as possible while still enjoying an experience to remember. 


Aegean and Mediterranean Cuisine of Turkey: Dining Delights

Aegean and Mediterranean Cuisine of Turkey: Dining Delights

The regional delicacies along the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts of Turkey possibly prove why it is a preferred destination for expats and foreign holidaymakers. The range of international food along with a sampling of fish, meat, vegetable and fruit specialities provides a well-balanced and rounded diet that doctors would certainly approve of!


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