What to do in Fatih: Exploring Districts of Istanbul

What to do in Fatih: Exploring Districts of Istanbul

Anyone looking at what to do in Fatih, Istanbul will not be short of ideas. Often called the historical peninsula because of the Sultanahmet neighbourhood, and its many Byzantine and Ottoman landmarks, other lesser known places present ideal opportunities to see Fatih beyond the guidebooks. Explore the Fatih area of Istanbul in this blog.

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Gokcebel on the Bodrum Peninsula: Area and Travel Guide

Gokcebel on the Bodrum Peninsula: Area and Travel Guide

Gokcebel in the Aegean Bodrum region of Turkey is a well-kept traditional village blending old vibes with new influences. Sitting in the outskirts of Yalikavak, mainstream tourism has passed it by, yet it’s garnered favour with a small group of foreign property buyers who have made it their year-round home. The appeal is hard to deny.


Turgutreis Resort Guide: Area Information and Things to Do

Turgutreis Resort Guide: Area Information and Things to Do

This Turgutreis resort guide will show readers why this stunning coastal resort of the Bodrum peninsula wins admiring fans of many nationalities. Named after an Ottoman admiral called Turgut Treis and sitting on the Aegean coast in Turkey’s Mugla province, it's often overshadowed by neighbouring Yalikavak, but it still has an interesting story and lots to see and do.


Things to do in Hisaronu

Things to do in Hisaronu

Hisaronu's bustling vibe keeps visitors returning year after year. Just up the hill from Oludeniz Beach, the resort is popular with families and holidaymakers taking advantage of the summer sun. There's plenty of things to do in Hisaronu and the local area, and if you're willing to go a little further afield you'll find no end of cultural, historical and natural attractions to enjoy.


Besiktas Area Guide: Exploring Neighbourhoods of Istanbul

Besiktas Area Guide: Exploring Neighbourhoods of Istanbul

This Besiktas area guide will highlight one of the oldest and most prominent districts of European Istanbul. Speak to any Turk about Besiktas, and straight away, they will talk about its football club, an iconic top league team since 1903. However, the area offers a lot more regardless of your age or social background. Peep under the surface to discover many reasons foreign tourists and expats in Istanbul love Besiktas.


Arnavutkoy in Istanbul: Reasons to Visit and What to Do

Arnavutkoy in Istanbul: Reasons to Visit and What to Do

Arnavutkoy in Istanbul used to be a well-kept secret, but over the last decade, its popularity has grown as more tourists look to explore the city away from the main touristic attractions of Sultanahmet Square. Not to be confused with the district of the same name, Arnavutkoy fishing village sits in between Ortakoy and Bebek neighbourhoods of the Besiktas area on the Bosphorus European shoreline.

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Famous Buildings in Istanbul and Why They Stand Out

Famous Buildings in Istanbul and Why They Stand Out

The list of famous buildings in Istanbul runs into hundreds, not a surprise because the city is Turkey’s top tourism, real estate, business and education hub. It was also the Byzantine and Ottoman empires former ruling centres, so landmarks receive attention from millions of tourists. Sitting on both the Asian and European sides, these landmarks, whether modern or ancient are architectural wonders showing what humanity can achieve.


The Best Place to Buy Property in Turkey

The Best Place to Buy Property in Turkey

Foreigners looking for the best place to buy property in Turkey are entering a healthy market with many destinations offering a full portfolio of off-plan, new build and resale apartments and villas for sale. Mass availability is driving Turkey’s real estate market, and buyers have many advantages to tap into and use. You have much potential for a profitable investment and here are the best places to buy in Turkey today.


Modern Architecture in Istanbul and buildings That Portray It

Modern Architecture in Istanbul and buildings That Portray It

New styles and trends are born in cities, and the modern architecture of Istanbul isn’t an exception to this rule. Previously only renowned for its historical landmarks like the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque, new constructions portray the latest in architectural trends and are the brainchild of many esteemed international and Turkish architects. So which buildings are changing the face of the city’s urban landscape and skyline?

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Why Turkey’s Real Estate Market Attracts Foreign Buyers

Why Turkey’s Real Estate Market Attracts Foreign Buyers

Since 2002, Turkey’s real estate market has grown in popularity with foreigners who either seek a life in the sun or want an alternative method to build their investment portfolio. At the moment, while other industries struggle through current economic woes, the foreign housing market is at an all-time high. In September 2018, foreign property sales increased by a staggering 151 year on year. 


Colourful Istanbul: Streets and Houses Brightening Up the City

Colourful Istanbul: Streets and Houses Brightening Up the City

Colourful Istanbul is another side to Turkey’s largest metropolis. Whether it is streets, houses or notable landmarks, this side of the busy city reinvents urban living and is the perfect antidote to put a smile on your face. For years, scientists have confirmed colours like blue, green, yellow, red, and orange have a soothing subliminal effect, so if you need a happy fix while in Istanbul, here are the places to head to.


Istanbul City Guide and General Information

Istanbul City Guide and General Information

Istanbul’s iconic status makes it a high rolling global metropolis. Ranking alongside the likes of Rome, Milan, Paris and New York, its title as Turkey’s most significant and busiest city sees millions of tourists descend on it every year. Its vibrant history has a notorious reputation, and while these days are more peaceful, it is still a bustling hub of tourism business, educations, arts, culture, fashion and food.


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