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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.

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.

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.

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.

This introduction for first-time visitors to Marmaris covers travel basics, and we think you will be pleasantly surprised with what the town offers.

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.

Akkaya Valley is often referred to as the 'hidden' or 'secret valley'. It is a captivating location and remarkably untouched given its close proximity to the popular resort of Dalyan (25 km) and Dalaman International Airport (15 km).

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.

It's hard not to fall in love with Bodrum. Lying on the sun-drenched shores of the Aegean, Bodrum’s historic charm and alluring array of peninsular resorts offers the ideal mix of the traditional and the contemporary.

The pretty town of Gocek, 20 minutes drive from Dalaman Airport, is referred to by many as Turkey's equivalent of St Tropez. It's one of those places where the stars take a stroll around town trying to look inconspicuous, shop in designer boutiques or live it up in their luxury property in Gocek Hills or on beautiful Venician style developments with moorings for their dinghy's.

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