Everything You Need to Know About Turkish Carpets and Kilims

Everything You Need to Know About Turkish Carpets and Kilims

Undoubtedly, any visitor to Turkey will quickly notice the obsession with Turkish carpets and rugs. Adorning the tiled floors of most Turkish homes, shops in touristic centres make a roaring trade as people scramble for a traditional Turkish carpet as an ideal holiday souvenir or gift for a loved one. Have a read of everything you need to know when looking for carpets in Turkey. 


Beautiful Green Parks of Istanbul

Beautiful Green Parks of Istanbul

The last 15 years has seen a new trend across the world to preserve parks, squares, and gardens, within cities that are typically nicknamed concrete jungles. Istanbul is likewise rising to the challenge to provide sustainable living spaces away from tall skyscrapers and traffic jams. Have a read of the best green parks you will find in Istanbul.

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The Sunken Ruins of Kekova and Simena Castle

The Sunken Ruins of Kekova and Simena Castle

One of the most popular tours on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey is to sea kayak or take a lazy day boat trip over the sunken ruins of Kekova. Followed by a short trip across the water to the rustic and rather surreal village of Simena, this tour is popular with everyone from children to adults. However, what is it about Kekova and Simena that has earned it a favourable reputation with holidaymakers of all nationalities?


4 Excellent Reasons to Visit Beautiful Patara

4 Excellent Reasons to Visit Beautiful Patara

Browse through any popular travel brochure for Turkey and you will read about the most famous and popular holiday resorts of Fethiye, Marmaris, and Antalya. All are glorious within their own right but there is a hidden gem tucked away on the Mediterranean coast that is Patara. Patara is a small rustic destination with a gorgeous beach, historical ruins, and notable status as home to one of the world’s most famous people. Have a read about why you should visit Patara this summer.


Trabzon: The Gem of Turkey’s Northeast

Trabzon: The Gem of Turkey’s Northeast

With fascinating heritage, and oceans of greenery that has helped it acquire the 'cleanest city' tag in Turkey and now draws in tourists looking for a health kick, Trabzon is one of the most beautiful underrated spots to visit in Turkey. For first-timers, here is a round-up of some of the key places and experiences to sample during your stay in Trabzon.


The Cost of Living in Turkey in 2016

The Cost of Living in Turkey in 2016

The idea of living permanently or part-time in Turkey is still a dream for many potential expats, but the over-riding question asked by many is how much does it cost? Including property, healthcare, running costs such as electricity and essentials such as food, people want to know whether Turkey, in 2016, still gives you more bang for your buck? So, let's take a look at some of the average costs involved.


How to Get Internet Access in Turkey

How to Get Internet Access in Turkey

When you've just landed in Turkey as a tourist, one of the first things you'll do is power up your phone and look for a signal. Likewise, one of the key must-haves for an expat is Internet access for keeping in touch with the family, for business, banking, or talking to friends. This blog takes a look at Internet in Turkey and how to get online when you arrive as a tourist or expat.


11 Outdoors and Adventure Sports in Turkey

11 Outdoors and Adventure Sports in Turkey

If you are looking for a thrill-seeking, adventure holiday, Turkey is synonymous with outdoor pursuits and adventure activities. Thanks to the government's foresight in promoting the diverse sports, and investing heavily in safety regulations, more and more foreigners are turning to Turkey for their thrill-fix, so we are putting the spotlight on some of the activities that make Turkey an ideal travel haven for action.


60% returns in 15 months? It could only be Istanbul

60% returns in 15 months? It could only be Istanbul

This residential and commercial project represents a lucrative foot-in-the-door for investors wanting a piece of the action in Istanbul. Property Turkey is offering exclusive pre-launch prices which will allow investors to see an incredible 60% return on investment within 15 months - as well as ongoing rental income. The centrally-located project is in one of Istanbul's most heavily invested areas, with links to Ataturk Airport, the city centre and plenty of five-star local facilities.


11 Surprising Facts about Istanbul

11 Surprising Facts about Istanbul

As Turkey's largest city and most visited tourist destination, Istanbul is a sprawling network of streets, neighbourhoods, and buildings. Most people are already aware of its historical story as the capital-ruling centre for both the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, but we searched high and low to find the most unusual facts about Istanbul. How many of these facts did you already know?


Honeymoon in Turkey: Ideas for a Romantic Holiday

Honeymoon in Turkey: Ideas for a Romantic Holiday

On what is a special day for most newly married couples, the desire to follow up a fairy-tale wedding with a magical honeymoon is equally as strong. The honeymoon should be full of romance, surprises, and relaxing moments, and many destinations around the world provide these three essential ingredients including Turkey. Have a read of the best honeymoon spots for newlyweds in Turkey. 


Best places to visit in Turkey

Best places to visit in Turkey

If you plan to come to Turkey between the winter period of November and April, which destinations should be on your list? In this blog we take a look at five must see destinations for anyone visiting Turkey during this period, giving you a range of things to see and do with your family. 


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