19 Feb 2020 posted in Properties
In the world of international real estate, property in Trabzon is the rising star. Once a neglected destination with a stagnant housing market, it has risen the ranks to become one of the most desired areas to buy property in Turkey.
Sitting in Northern Turkey, the UNESCO status has boosted Bursa’s tourism industry, although it has for many decades been a favourite getaway place for Istanbul locals
25 Jan 2020 posted in Culture
In this article, we have picked a well-rounded group of facts to introduce the city of Istanbul and give everyone reasons to visit. Let's find out 9 interesting facts about Istanbul
While Trabzon lacks in miles and miles of gorgeous beaches, it delivers in many more ways including city breaks, historical attractions, and hundreds of acres of stunning landscape scenery, that make you wonder if you are in a Swiss alpine resort. Trabzon deserves much recognition and, in this article, we aim to help every first-time visitor prepare for their trip by listing what you need to know, where to go, and what to do.
Out of all the historical sites in Turkey, the 4th century Sumela Monastery stands in a league of its own. Clinging to a cliff facing the Macka National Park in the northeast every year more people visit to discover its story, the ancient monastery and fantastic views over the green countryside.
Curious holidaymakers are always pleased with the range of places to visit in Bursa. Standing in a league of its own, Bursa has risen the ranks to become Turkey’s must-see destination. So, if you are planning a trip, what places should be on your list? Let us look at the attractions in the city centre and the larger province.
To visit Istanbul in winter is to see an alternative face to Turkey’s biggest and most prominent city. Summer in the metropolis is fun but winter can be as well because there are significant benefits you won’t get during any other season.
Uludag Ski Centre, covering the two hills of Fatintepe and Kusaklikaya, is 30 minutes from Bursa city centre, and ideal for skiers who either want a day trip or an overnight stay. Although already a firm favourite of Turks, its popularity grows every year, as more foreigners arrive to find out what the hype is all about.
While Turkey’s reputation as an ideal beach holiday destination makes people think of sand, sea and sun, the country’s skiing resorts are growing in popularity as Turkey seeks to transform itself into a year-round holiday place.
10 Dec 2019 posted in Lifestyle
As one of Turkey's most popular holidays, expect lively street parties, copious amounts of delicious food, music, dancing, firework displays and much more. For this special occasion, Turks will not compromise and cut corners.
One big reason to come here for December 25th is to pay homage to a famous person i.e. Santa Claus. We are not talking about the commercial Santa who rides across the sky in a sleigh. We're talking about the original bona fide Santa Claus who was born in Turkey.
08 Dec 2019 posted in Travel
By promoting winter activities in Antalya, Turkey is edging towards its goal to become a year-round tourist destination. Many customers are surprised when they learn people choose Antalya for winter vacations, but it is a great time to visit, because of fewer crowds and massive opportunities to save money.
03 Dec 2019 posted in Properties
Property buyers in Turkey should bring purchasing plans forward if they want to take advantage of the current reduced stamp duty incentives that will help them save money. The incentive will finish on 31st December, and to date, there is no news of an extension
Eminonu is a great place to soak up the authentic Istanbul atmosphere because it reflects a lot more than tourism. This major transport hub offers glimpses into the daily life of Istanbul locals. Just sitting on a bench and watching people go by their business opens a different world that no travel magazine could describe.
Many of us who have explored grand palaces in Istanbul know about the quirky and heroic adventures of Ottoman royalty, but it is harder to find information about everyday life in the city, then called Constantinople. Mark Twain’s book called “The Innocents Abroad”, mentions it but for real time inspiration, many travellers head off the beaten track to discover the only heritage left, which is the houses.
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