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8 reasons everyone should visit Turkey in the spring

8 reasons everyone should visit Turkey in the spring

Whatever time of year you choose to visit Turkey, you’re sure to be enthralled by this incredible country. Of course, some seasons are better suited to certain activities, whether that’s sunny days on the beach, racing down the snowy ski slopes, or soaking up the wealth of culture on offer throughout the country.However, many visitors neglect spring, choosing to holiday in Turkey during the summer months instead. What many fail to realise is how much there is to see and do in Turkey during spring, with the added benefits of lovely weather and fewer tourists. Find out more about why we think everyone should take a trip to Turkey during the spring.


Why everyone’s talking about Troy

Why everyone’s talking about Troy

The ancient city of Troy has long fascinated historians and lovers of a good story. But did it ever exist? Was there ever a famous battle? These questions and more will be explored at a new museum at Troy, dedicated to the history and mythology of the famous ancient site.


Why we’re joining the Bitcoin revolution

Why we’re joining the Bitcoin revolution

Bitcoin is taking over the world. Since its 2009 inception, the cryptocurrency has grown in value and popularity so that now it can be used to purchase anything from food to flights. Always eager to embrace new technologies, Property Turkey now offers a selection of properties available for purchase with Bitcoin. Director Cameron Deggin explains why the company is embracing Bitcoin.


Ferries between Turkey and Greece

Ferries between Turkey and Greece

Turkey is a large country with a wealth of beaches, cultural activities and historical sites. But if you’ve exhausted your local things-to-do list, take a trip to a neighbouring Greek Island. It’s easy and fast to take a ferry from Turkey to Greece, allowing you to take a day to explore, or stay overnight on beautiful islands like Kos, Lesbos, Rhodes or Chios.


The crazy, colourful world of camel wrestling

The crazy, colourful world of camel wrestling

As events go, this is certainly one of Turkey’s more unusual. Camels decked out in colourful outfits, wrestling each other until the “loser” screams, falls down or runs away. Marie Coggin, who lives in Bodrum, attends a local camel wrestling festival and reports back on the sights and sounds of this unique event.


7 reasons Turkey is becoming a major winter destination

7 reasons Turkey is becoming a major winter destination

While most people associate a Turkish holiday with golden sand and endless sunshine, there is just as much scope for enjoyment in the colder months. Read on to discover why we love Turkey in the winter - and why a holiday there will save you money and make for a more authentic holiday experience.


Turkish economy: 2018 snapshot

Turkish economy: 2018 snapshot

After a stellar 2017 which saw growth beat expectations to reach 6 percent, experts are predicting the year ahead. While foreign direct investment and domestic growth will continue, the Turkish economy will be hampered by its current account deficit and the issue of inflation. Overall growth is expected to be around 5 percent over the next five years.


5 reasons to invest in Basin Ekspres property in 2018

5 reasons to invest in Basin Ekspres property in 2018

Basin Ekspres property is no longer Istanbul’s best kept secret. The region on Istanbul’s European side has well and truly come into its own, with quality housing developments and improved infrastructure. We explain why real estate investors should look to Basin Ekspres in 2018 - which will mark the last year of incredible bargains to be found in the area.


Parallel path: a tale of two friends who moved to Turkey

Parallel path: a tale of two friends who moved to Turkey

Marie Coggin didn’t notice Jenny on board the gulet. But on the way to the airport, the pair started talking - and didn’t stop. Many years later, they’re still friends - and they both live in Turkey. Marie remembers the beginnings of her friendship, and the different paths the two women took on their journey to Turkey.


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