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Expat living in Turkey is a subtle blend of good and bad. Most of the time, the dream of an expat life by the sea can be fully indulged in, as we soak up the gorgeous weather, dine al fresco and enjoy a laidback lifestyle.

Every day, across the country, Turks drink thousands of glasses. Starting with at least two cups, alongside a traditional Turkish breakfast, in business and offices, a brew is on the boil for most of the day.

The whole city is part of the festival named the Istanbul Tulip Festival (Istanbul Lale Festivali) and all the different municipalities take part planting tulips just about anywhere there is space - roundabouts, avenues, and of course parks where literally millions of tulips are planted per annum.

As well as being a top summer destination for sun, sea, sand and self-indulgent nightlife, the pleasure-seeking atmosphere has pushed Bodrum’s luxury real estate market into the eyesight of many wealthy and famous people all around the world.

For first time visitors, using money in Turkey may seem like a daunting task. The unfamiliarity of notes, coins, prices and money transactions that are foreign to us, often has even the hard-core travellers worried.

Many tourists enjoy souvenir shopping in Turkey. If you are looking for ideas of what to buy, take delight in knowing you have a huge choice from cheap and cheerful to luxurious and culturally favorite items.

While Turkey’s youngest and brightest architects are redefining the structural design of new, and modern Turkish houses, taking a trip down memory lane to see the earlier architecture of past generations pays homage to bygone eras.

Turkish traditions and culture are an amalgam of many cultures both ancient and newer. The country has a very long traditional history dating back 10,000 years. Here we are going to explore just a few.

Gone are the days of paper maps, getting lost, language barriers and eating in the worst restaurants in town. Apps help to make a trip around Turkey smooth and easy-going, therefore turning it into one of the best trips of your life.

The revival of interest in Bodrum, especially over the last 7 years, sees both Turks and foreigners flocking to the region. They see an area with mass future potential but what is driving this renewed interest and why are people choosing Bodrum as an ideal location for investment?

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