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Without a doubt, health insurance is the biggest concern for foreigners living in Turkey. We all like the reassurance and comfort of knowing that in an emergency or case of major illness, insurance will cover the cost of treatment.

This article details things you need to know but procedures always change so double check with the Turkish consulate in your home country or use the services of a professional pet transportation company.

Moving to Antalya is taking a journey into one of the country’s most cosmopolitan regions, and potential expats will have a hard time deciding where to live, just because most towns and villages make foreigners feel right at home.

People who think about moving to Turkey often fall into one of two camps. The first one has no ties, no financial obligations and get on a plane to live overseas without a second thought. The second group often has many questions, hesitations and look for advice from friends and family.

Whether you like to spend your time surfing and sunning yourself, spiking your adrenalin with ‘heart in your mouth’ activities or you prefer to soak up the local culture and Turkish life, Bodrum is the perfect place to visit and live.

Offering a rich mixture of history, stunning natural scenery, natural resources like thermal springs and mud baths boost the health tourism industry, but halal tourism and medical procedures like dental treatment, hair transplants and eye laser surgery are also gaining in Arab popularity.

For many, living in Belek is about pursuing a Mediterranean Turkish dream. As part of the larger Antalya region, the town presents newcomers with long beaches, a charming choice of shops, restaurants, bars and 300 days of sunshine a year.

Alanya, on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, is one of many expat hubs accommodating a growing number of foreigners moving to the country, and for it to be at the forefront of favourite destinations isn’t a surprise.

Anyone seeking a beach-side lifestyle in Turkey will find a delightful range of homes in Alanya that enable them to do just that. The growing reputation of the Mediterranean hub is appealing to increasingly more foreign property buyers who want a life by the sea.

Thinking of heading over to Turkey for Christmas or New Year? Do it, it's a great idea. Although Turks don't celebrate Christmas as such, many of the expats do and over New Year you are in for a real party!

Known as Smyrna in history, Turks have recognised Izmir for decades, because it is a leader in modern trends. Its cosmopolitan atmosphere attracts many nationalities of foreigners, and it also has a place in the heart of Turkish retirees.

In this article, we look at reasons why thousands of foreigners have made a move and now live all year round in Antalya. We also look at helpful hints, tips and advice from the people who have already done it.

Efforts to reduce Turkey’s environmental footprint go a long way towards ensuring the country remains one of the world's most attractive locations for many generations to come.

While international fairs and mainstream advertising methods like newspaper and internet ads can be credited, Turkish TV series step up to the podium as the king of influencing people to sit up and take notice.

Turkey is an attractive destination for an Indian traveller. Many shared cultural beliefs mean Turkey is an enjoyable destination and direct flights mean it's easy to access.

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