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Turkish cities offer a rich diversity of social opportunities from arts and culture, culinary adventures, shopping bonanzas and an exciting collection of nostalgic architecture. Some are also home to historical sites and have a beautiful story to tell of bygone eras.

Any Turkish Riviera travel guide should start by saying that if you think the French Riviera is the go-to place for yachting and sailing enthusiasts, you have seen nothing yet. The Turkish Riviera stretching for more than a 1000 kilometres supports everyone including budget and luxury travellers and property investors.

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.

Spring is a great time to buy a property in Turkey. Why? Because the weather is starting to warm up and there's a batch of new Turkish homes ideal for those seeking first pickings.

Upon first glance, Cappadocia appears deserted but with closer inspection and some adventurous exploration, lunar-like plains come into view, and they are unique, mesmerising and unbelievable.

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.

From Bodrum to Gocek, Istanbul to Kalkan, today's luxury property buyers are spoilt for choice in Turkey. The market for luxury real estate in Turkey is very much alive and it's attracting more interest than ever before.

Are you an investor on the hunt for bargain property in Turkey? If so, let Turkey Homes do the work for you and check out our list of top Turkish properties available for under £100,000 this winter

Gobeklitepe joined the extensive list of Turkey’s UNESCO World Heritage sites in 2018. To celebrate the inclusion, Turkey called 2019, the “year of Gobeklitepe” in a global promotion to raise awareness about its historical importance.

Turkey is home to some great ski centres and a multitude of spa resorts and history packed cities perfect for a winter break. Although Turkey may not be a well-known winter destination just yet, it's gaining in 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.

Gastronomic tourism refers to taking trips or holidays to destinations primarily to sample and learn about the local cuisine. Recent years have seen a surge of people opting to take culinary tours and tourism figures are benefiting greatly as a result.

In 2018, while domestic sales slowed down because of higher interest rates, sales to foreigners increased by a staggering 78% year-on-year. Roughly 40,000 homes were sold to nationalities from all over the globe. Can 2019 match those figures? We think so, and for good reasons.

The real estate industry in Turkey is buoyant. Property prices have risen consistently due to the constant demand for housing in areas such as Istanbul, Antalya and Izmir. A new wave of affordable apartments are now on offer and Turkey is once again firmly on the foreign investment map.

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.

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