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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.

Much of Fethiye’s ability to gain admiration stems from its diversity. Accommodating both budget and luxury travelers, a wealth of activities means every day is a Turkish adventure into a Mediterranean hotspot

the colourful houses of Istanbul add another dimension to the city. For independent travellers who get off the beaten track to explore local neighbourhoods, they are just as important as the well-known landmark buildings of the touristic Sultanahmet district. Among today’s Instagram fans, they are a must add to your travel photography portfolio.

If you ask us if you should visit Antalya in winter, our answer is a firm yes. While the smaller coastal resorts scale down from November to April, life in the city centre still carries on.

Knowing when the best time to visit Turkey is, depends on where you plan to go and what you want to do because the country has seven different climate zones.

Anyone looking to explore historical places in Antalya will be surprised with its vast range of ancient ruins and old landmarks. Sitting on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, the region covers a large area from Gazipasa in the east to Kas and Kalkan in the west. All these areas boast of places that attract curious holidaymakers from near and far.

The Istinye property market is one of Istanbul’s most prestigious areas. The combination of a wise real estate investment and an exclusive lifestyle choice is a lure for both Turkish and foreign buyers.

As a peninsula, beach holidays are the number one priority for holidaymakers and Bodrum always delivers but gives more than just a stretch of sand. You can choose from hundreds of long beaches and small hidden coves but for help to decide where to go, here are our favourites.

Touring the Bosphorus landmarks and attractions not only enlightens you more about the history but also gives an insight into small villages, their culture, traditions, and day-to-day life

Hosting 12.4 million tourists in 2018, Mastercard ranked Antalya the world’s tenth most visited city, making more nationalities arrive to find out what all the hype is about. Also nicknamed Turkey’s citrus capital, alongside tourism, the region specialises in yacht production and has plans for a new marina, cruise ship port and suggestions of a film studio.

As the world’s 37th largest country, Turkey presents many places to visit. From the Kackar mountains rolling plateaux to the southern coast’s sandy beaches, it would take a lifetime to explore them all. So, in this article, we present the most popular places as ranked by visitor stats.

Although the name Bodrum refers to the main town centre, it is also the name of the larger peninsula containing many more quaint seaside resorts and places of interest. Hence, anyone planning a visit is certain to find a destination suiting their idea of a perfect holiday.

Many people who have not ventured to this part of the world before, often ask is Turkey safe for tourists? The answer is a firm yes. You do not just have to take our word for it because record-breaking visitor stats prove its popularity and safety.

Turkey Homes is proud to be one of the sponsors of this year’s Race for Life taking place in Fethiye on the 27th of October 2019. Departing from the town square in front of the culture centre at 10 a.m. this will be the fifth year of the event.

If you need good reasons to visit Bodrum, here is an overwhelming list. As one of Turkey’s top tourist destinations, the reputation of the large peninsula covering a significant part of the Aegean coast precedes it.

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