Some books fail to hit the mark while others take you on an armchair journey through the country that these days can no longer be stereotyped and is often misunderstood. So, if you are an avid reader, which books should you put on your reading list?
Speak to expats living in Fethiye about their lifestyles, and you could end up wondering if they’ve discovered some kind of divine utopia that the rest of the world knows nothing about.
Art is seemingly everywhere in Istanbul from the sing song of the call out of various street sellers to the incredible architecture and traditional tile work all around.
11 May 2018 posted in Lifestyle
Expat living in Turkey is a subtle blend of good and bad. Most of the time, the dream of an expat life by the sea can be fully indulged in, as we soak up the gorgeous weather, dine al fresco and enjoy a laidback lifestyle.
13 Apr 2018 posted in Lifestyle
Many tourists enjoy souvenir shopping in Turkey. If you are looking for ideas of what to buy, take delight in knowing you have a huge choice from cheap and cheerful to luxurious and culturally favorite items.
Turkish traditions and culture are an amalgam of many cultures both ancient and newer. The country has a very long traditional history dating back 10,000 years. Here we are going to explore just a few.
In 2016, China confidently declared 2018 to be the year of Chinese tourism in Turkey. This massive endorsement is just one of many tourism, business and trade projects representing a growing friendship between the two nations
Istanbul has an air about it and even if a person has never been here or has just flown through the airport going to another destination it has a magnetic resonance as a place people know they want to experience.
The relaxed lifestyle of western Turkey easily lures in expats of various nationalities of which some choose to live in Bodrum, a rugged peninsula made up of small coastal resorts and a bustling town.
When you arrive to live in Turkey full-time, you can fall back on seeing out your 90-day holiday visa before you need to act. But when that finishes, what happens next?
Turkish weddings are a big affair, with hundreds of invites handed out to family and friends. Whether done on a budget or with unlimited expenses, Turks love to celebrate the good times and also invite people they have only just met, including foreigners travelling in the country.
The vast diversity of approved nationalities show Turkey is becoming a multicultural hub for workers and in line with earlier results, it also shows an increase in approved applications from 17,467 in 2011 to 73,584 in 2016
Whether you use Apple or Android or are a hard-core fan of desktop apps, technology helps us to learn languages, stay informed, manage finances, keep in touch, get organised and even start dating. So, with the extensive choice out there, which is the best to use?
09 Feb 2018 posted in Lifestyle
Many expats spending a considerable amount of time in Turkey, eventually adopt Turkish mannerisms without realising it. Known as the “rub off effect,” this refers to something we subconsciously start doing because of repeated exposure.
04 Feb 2018 posted in Lifestyle
These days, all the media hype about travel in Turkey generally focuses on how many foreign nationalities are visiting the country. Yet over the last eight years, domestic tourism in Turkey has risen by staggering amounts with increasingly more Turks choosing to explore their homeland.
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