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Antalya is Turkey's second most visited destination and a city set to break tourism records this year with over 14 million visitors expected to grace its shores. Often referred to as Turkey's tourism capital, Antalya speaks for itself, it's a cosmopolitan city that needs little promotion.

The districts of Kalkan form a small town that has garnered a prestigious reputation not only in mainstream tourism but among those sailing the Turkish Riviera. Foreign property buyers also adore it for its unique suburban outlook

With more and more foreigners now choosing to invest in Turkey and exchange rates very much in foreign favour, now is the ideal time to buy a property in Turkey.

As the world now actively encourages creativity and individual thinking, conventional Turkish art styles are making a comeback.

Hiring a car in Kalkan is a great idea for curious travellers who want to explore the rest of Mediterranean Turkey. Get the car delivered to your holiday home or pick it up at the airport, and from there, enjoy a week or two of exploration to see stunning landscapes, and a wealth of touristic sites and attractions.

From seemingly endless Turkish breakfasts to wonderful stuffed vegetables, the vast array of different types of kebabs to tasty meze platters, there are tons of options to suit every taste and preference. Here's our little run down of must-try foods in Turkey...

Bodrum airport is one of the top three touristic air travel hubs in Turkey, it is the easiest and best way to get to western Turkey, and this user guide helps flyers navigate it like a pro.

Going on holiday can sometimes turn out to be a costly endeavour that drains your wallet. However, the massive amount of free activities in Istanbul will appeal to budget tourists who still want to get a feel for Turkey’s most significant, busiest and famous city.

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.

During the 1960s tourism took over the region, and with it, a mass of multicultural influences washed over the peninsula. People wanted more space, comfort and luxury. The real estate market had stepped up a gear and world-renowned and esteemed Turkish architects looked to have their work appear on the peninsula.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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