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.
01 Sep 2018 posted in Properties
Despite recent economic woes, tourist spending levels and investment in real estate in Turkey is surging ahead thanks to favourable exchange rates. The weak value of the Turkish lira against the US dollar is ensuring retailers, developers and Turkish estate agents are enjoying increased sales to foreigners.
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 Properties
The area’s recent facelift, alongside a wave of new facilities including Şehit Fethi Bey Park are ensuring this former sleepy resort is fast becoming one of the most sought after locations in Fethiye.
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.
18 Aug 2018 posted in Properties
Staying true to form, Antalya rocked in as one of the most popular destinations, with many nationalities including Middle Eastern and European looking to cash in on competitive prices.
10 Aug 2018 posted in Lifestyle
It may surprise you to know that many American movies shot in Turkey have broken box office records. To make a blockbuster film, you need creativity, inspiration, and passion and Turkey gives all that and much more, easily explaining why many famous directors often choose the country for their works of art.
06 Aug 2018 posted in Food
Many cooks, bloggers and food lovers have written about Turkish food. But which stand the test of time as favourite reads and what are the latest publications readers are raving about?
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.
27 Jul 2018 posted in Travel
This introduction for first-time visitors to Marmaris covers travel basics, and we think you will be pleasantly surprised with what the town offers.
27 Jul 2018 posted in Properties
International property buyers with a budget of 100k GBP or less would do well to look at the Turkish real estate market. As testament to its popularity abroad, in 2017, foreigners of 72 different nationalities bought just over 22,000 homes
Fethiye on Turkey's South West coast has plenty to offer the family traveler. If you're planning a holiday with young kids or teenagers in tow, Fethiye's enticing mix of action packed activities, historic sites, fabulous food and modern facilities really is hard to beat.
Head to Datça to escape, to feel a world away from your traditional commercial resorts. Visit Datça because it's simply a beautiful place to be and you are unlikely to return disappointed!
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?
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.
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