Life in Turkey Blog Posts


Looking after Your Health While in Turkey

Looking after Your Health While in Turkey

Nobody likes to fall ill at the best of times, and falling ill whilst abroad is certainly not ideal. Whether you are on your summer vacation, or own a property and live in Turkey all year round, visitors and expats alike can enjoy peace of mind with the high quality of healthcare in Turkey and range of facilities readily available. In this blog we take a look at looking after your health while in Turkey, and what you can do to help prevent any health problems while on Turkish soil.


Road Tripping the Bodrum Peninsula

Road Tripping the Bodrum Peninsula

One of the most travelled regions in Turkey, the Bodrum peninsula on the Aegean coast of Turkey is a welcoming blend of modern lifestyle merging with old, traditional values. Stemming from a small fishing village, Bodrum has developed over the last 10 years to emerge as Turkey's premier destination for luxury and high class living. In this blog we take a look at roadtripping the Bodrum peninsula, including travel tips and must see's for anyone in the region.


Moving to Antalya with kids

Moving to Antalya with kids

Moving to Turkey with the whole family is not an easy decision to make. When Beatrice and Adam Solberg moved to Antalya with their young children all the way from Sweden in 2005, they had no idea they would be as settled nine years later with a motto of "young, free, and adventurous." In this blog we look at their life in Southern Turkey. 


Costs of living in Turkey versus the UK

Costs of living in Turkey versus the UK

Life in Turkey is certainly a lot cheaper than life in the UK, both in terms of property prices, and just general living costs - in this blog we dive into exactly how much it would cost you to live in Turkey permanently, what your outgoings would be, and compare those to that of life in the UK. You might be surprised at just how much of a saving you could make with your new Turkish life. 


Fethiye with children: the best kids activities in Fethiye

Fethiye with children: the best kids activities in Fethiye

With so many beaches, green areas, friendly people, and hotspots, Fethiye is a virtual playground for children to enjoy. In this blog we showcase just why those who move to Fethiye with kids will find that there is never a shortage of activities for the little ones and things to do to keep everyone happy in their new life in Turkey with the kids.


Moving to Fethiye with a family: the pros and cons

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.


Retiring and making a home in Antalya, Turkey

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. 


10 Reasons Why Antalya is the 2nd Most Visited Destination in Turkey

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. 


Bodrum for kids: raising a family on the peninsula

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. 


7 Strange Turkish dishes you just have to try

7 Strange Turkish dishes you just have to try

Known around the world as the land of the Kebab, Turkey has a food stereotype that has stretched across continents far and wide. In this blog we look to break some of the stereotypes you might have about food in Turkey and bring you seven of the strangest dishes you will find in this mouth-watering country of flavours and weird combinations of food put together in some of the finest cuisine you will find.


Interesting & fun facts about Turkey

Interesting & fun facts about Turkey

How much of an expert on Turkey do you think you are? Do you know who Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is? Or what year Turkey was formed? How about which currency is used in Turkey? Of course, these are easy questions, but what if we dig a little deeper in the weird and wonderful facts that don't get too much coverage, but just might provide you with a few laughs and chuckles at just weird and wonderful Turkey can be! How many of these facts did you know? Let us know in the comments, and add some of your own.


Antalya, the Mediterranean Miami investment property

Antalya, the Mediterranean Miami investment property

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, you might just find out one or two things about this region of Turkey that you didn't know before.


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