06 Feb 2019 posted in Lifestyle
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.
22 Jan 2019 posted in Lifestyle
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.
13 Jan 2019 posted in Lifestyle
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!
12 Dec 2018 posted in Lifestyle
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.
10 Dec 2018 posted in Lifestyle
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.
06 Nov 2018 posted in Lifestyle
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.
14 Sep 2018 posted in Lifestyle
We’ve put together a handy packing list for Turkey, that considers local dress practices, the weather and climate and making the most of airline suitcase allowances.
The 55th Antalya International Film Festival later this month promises to highlight Antalya as far more than simply a holiday destination. The event is sure to push Antalya to the forefront of Turkey's cultural and arts scene and the 2018 festival plugged to be even bigger and more impressive than previous years.
07 Sep 2018 posted in Lifestyle
As well as a return of confidence in safety and security, other factors contributed towards Turkey’s success in the first half of 2018. An in-depth part of their 2023 tourism vision plan was diversification of niches and nationalities of visitors.
Turkey now ranks as the third most popular halal tourism destination in the world after Malaysia and Indonesia. It takes a 2% share of this rapidly growing $226 billion industry having quadrupled its halal tourist numbers in just 5 years.
18 Aug 2018 posted in Lifestyle
At the turn of the century, Turkish clothing brands emerged as a force to be reckoned with. The Internet made it easier to reach the masses, and they not only gained countrywide recognition, but some also went global.
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