26 Feb 2019 posted in Travel
The Eyup area of Istanbul is slowly growing in popularity as increasingly more tourists and property buyers look towards the neighbourhood that has shed its past mistakes and reinvented itself as a desirable place to live and work.
24 Dec 2018 posted in Culture
Like Rome, Istanbul was built on seven hills, but this isn’t a canny coincidence. The Byzantine Empire built the city on seven hills to proclaim themselves as the new Rome. It was a deliberate snub to the former grand empire in the beginning stages of decline.
17 Nov 2018 posted in Design
The Bosphorus mansions are Turkey’s crème de la crème of real estate. Also, called yali houses, these luxury villas in Istanbul are worth more than the average person will earn in six lifetimes.
Since 2012, Istanbul property values in many areas have almost doubled. Apartments in Istanbul originally sold for as little as GBP 50,000, now achieve nearer GBP 100,000 and this trend is continuing.
Some call it a city within a city, which should give some idea of the intense hype surrounding Istanbul New Third Airport. With phase one, set to open in October 2018, it is without a doubt, one of the world’s most ambitious man-made structures.
03 Mar 2018 posted in Properties
The Istanbul real estate market is undoubtedly Turkey’s star performer when it comes to attracting investors from all corners of the globe. What exactly is luring domestic and foreign buyers to invest in Istanbul real estate and more importantly, will this trend last? We think so.
09 Jan 2017 posted in Travel
Istanbul Grand Airport (New Airport of Istanbul) is going to be the biggest and one of the most strategic airports in the World. With completion date is only a year away the project is known to be "The world's largest build-operate-transfer project" so far.
Sultanahmet, the historical area of Istanbul that was once the throne for both the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, sits perfectly preserved in all its glory so current and future generations can see magnificent buildings from which important decisions that shaped the future of the world were decided.
Locals say the best way to experience the heart and soul of modern day Istanbul is to wander the 1.4 kilometre stretch of Istiklal Avenue. Known in Turkish as Istiklal Caddesi, it has earned countrywide fame as the country’s busiest street.
Dolmabahçe Palace, the beating heart of the 19th Century Ottoman Empire, all that and much more! Meet one of the master pieces of Ottoman architecture.
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