23 Mar 2020 posted in Culture
For language learners of all levels, knowing typical day Turkish greetings and expressions go a long way in daily life. don’t be afraid to put yourself out there. Turks admire people who take a chance when speaking their language and will respond in kind.
23 Mar 2020 posted in Travel
When it comes to travel trends in Turkey, Trabzon and Rize peak at the top of the list. Having risen in popularity among Turks, more foreign travellers now seek to get off the beaten track and explore lesser-known destinations.
Although Turkey was one of the later countries to confirm Coronavirus cases, they implemented swift action before the UK to curb social interaction but still ensure daily life carries on.
11 Mar 2020 posted in Culture
First-time visitors to Turkey often put a Turkish bath on their bucket list, but it is essential to know that this is no tourist gimmick. It is a time-honoured tradition that stems back centuries.
11 Mar 2020 posted in Culture
When it comes to Turkish proverbs, expect a vast variety covering many topics. While a few are confined to the history books, many are still used today, and they represent common-sense and practical advice to any situation.
05 Mar 2020 posted in Food
In 2013, UNESCO added Turkish coffee to their intangible heritage list. Such is the humble beverage’s importance to Turkey's cultural identity, the practise of making the drink and social etiquette for drinking heightened it to super promotion levels.
Fish and seafood feature in many recipes and the fishmonger is a respected trade. Just as much as the local farmers' market features in every social calendar, daily fish markets are an integral part of the community, even in inland places away from the coastline.
26 Feb 2020 posted in Travel
Once an unknown destination, rarely heard of outside the country, Bursa’s fame now spans the globe and every year, it hosts thousands of tourists arriving independently or on guided tours.
Stretching for 1000 metres and being 500 meters wide in some parts, the whole attraction of Uzungol is Mother Nature’s power and activities embrace this theme. Many people enjoy the laid-back atmosphere by strolling around the lake and enjoying refreshments and food in lakeside cafes
If you are wondering how to buy property in Istanbul, the process is quick and easy. That is one aspect that attracts foreign buyers to Turkey because unlike other countries, buyers can become property owners in as little as three weeks if all financing and paperwork are in order.
As Turkey’s largest city, real estate investors also want to know which areas of Istanbul offer the most capital appreciation, prices per square meter and current market trends. In this article, we look at the neighbourhoods driving Istanbul’s housing market...
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.
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