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Expats in Turkey: Starter Guide to Live in the Country

Expats in Turkey: Starter Guide to Live in the Country

Ask any expats in Turkey, and they say living abroad in this country was the best lifestyle move they made. Don't just take our word for it, either. Thousands of expatriate circles exist in towns, villages, and cities. According to the annual expat survey by HSBC bank, they also ranked Turkey as the seventh-best country for overseas living by foreigners.


10 Famous Places in Turkey: Top Tourist Attractions to Visit

10 Famous Places in Turkey: Top Tourist Attractions to Visit

To list all the famous places in Turkey would take a book since each deserves recognition for a specific reason, whether this is Trabzon, the hazelnut production king, or Gaziantep, that earns admiration as the best place to buy baklava. From the shores of Gallipoli, to the capital Ankara, Turkey's political hub, each one is as intriguing as it is famous.


Britain's enduring love affair with Fethiye

Britain's enduring love affair with Fethiye

One in 20 residents of Fethiye hails from overseas, and a high number of those are Brits. Despite coronavirus, the lure of this part of Mediterranean Turkey remains strong. We look at Fethiye's enduring popularity with British people, and highlight some of the attributes of an area rich in history, culture and natural beauty. 


All About Fethiye - Turkey and Why Everyone Loves It

All About Fethiye - Turkey and Why Everyone Loves It

Fethiye in Turkey inspires everyone to get on a plane. Sitting on the Mediterranean coastline, this region is a central sailing hub of the Turquoise coast, and a sailors' playground for international yachts from around the world. The many sandy beaches, nearby ancient ruins and the gorgeous climate also make it a top holiday destination for many nationalities.


What is Special about Turkey? Unique Things to Make You Visit

What is Special about Turkey? Unique Things to Make You Visit

While we can list many things, it is hard to define precisely what is special about Turkey. It is a combination of qualities, but every foreigner who visits this country picks up the vibe. The unique ambience washes over everyone from the moment they step off the plane. Following them around for every day of their holiday, it easily lures them back year after year.


Seven Regions of Turkey: A Delightful Geographical Collection

Seven Regions of Turkey: A Delightful Geographical Collection

Getting to know about the regions of Turkey is a fascinating insight into a country so geographically diverse, that it boggles the mind. As the 37th largest country, with more than 8,000 kilometres of coastline and surrounded by four seas, the Republic of Turkey’s geography vastly differs from east to west.


Where is the Best Place to Live in Turkey?

Where is the Best Place to Live in Turkey?

If we follow trends, deciding where the best place to live in Turkey is, Istanbul firmly stands out. Turkey already has thousands of foreigners of various nationalities residing here all year round and stats show they tend to gravitate to some areas more than others. As a general rule, you will find very few foreigners living in the south in places like Mardin. They are landlocked districts, keep a conservative ambience, and few locals speak foreign languages.


Notable Areas of Turkey: Regions, Major Cities and Attractions

Notable Areas of Turkey: Regions, Major Cities and Attractions

From the Aegean to the east, notable areas of Turkey everyone should know about are plentiful. Before we start, though, here are a few facts for anyone interested in learning. The seven regions of Turkey break down into 81 provinces. Some like the Mediterranean boast of golden beaches and a warm climate. In contrast, the black-sea focuses more on tradition and in some places, promoting landscapes of natural beauty like the Kackar mountain range.


The Best Istanbul Neighbourhoods for Expats Looking to Relocate

The Best Istanbul Neighbourhoods for Expats Looking to Relocate

The long list of Istanbul neighbourhoods run into hundreds and this is no surprise given, it is Turkey’s largest, most populated city. As a hub of everything and anything, including business, education, tourism, health, and economy, people flock from all over the world to boost the local population of Turks. Many Istanbul expats are working professionals, while others just like an urban lifestyle. All have one thing in common, though, and that is to live somewhere decent.


Living in Istanbul as a Foreigner: 9 Useful Things to Know

Living in Istanbul as a Foreigner: 9 Useful Things to Know

From tourist to expat, if you are thinking of living in Istanbul as a foreigner, it is a great lifestyle move to make. As Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul offers so much including a low cost of living, a unique culture, the best nightlife and shopping scenes in the country, as well as abundance of tourist and historical attractions.


Izmir Travel Guide – Pearl of Aegean Turkey

Izmir Travel Guide – Pearl of Aegean Turkey

To get to know all about Izmir is to join the success and great admiration of Turkey’s third-largest city, and smaller coastal resorts. The province has long enjoyed fame as a central Aegean point, and throughout the country, its name is synonymous with setting trends and being a forward thinker.


The best Instagram Spots in Istanbul to take photos

The best Instagram Spots in Istanbul to take photos

In our list of the top Instagram spots in Istanbul, you will not only find out where to go in Turkey’s biggest city, but also what makes these spots so unique. Instagram photos are about a lot more than blue skies, whether it is architecture, food, animals, or people. To be worthy of all those likes, an Instagram photo must tell a story, and Istanbul is the perfect canvas to do that.


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