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Fethiye Evi – The place to buy local homemade produce

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At last, with all the wonderful local produce available around Fethiye, there’s finally somewhere to go and buy it! Need a house warming gift or a lovely jar of olive oil for your property in Turkey? Look no further – head over to Fethiye Evi at the Erasta shopping mall. ... Read More »

Is Turkey safe? Consider this…

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Is Turkey safe? Consider this… There have been bombs in London. Did you cancel that camping trip to Cornwall or that lazy cruise along the Norfolk Broads? There has been a terror attack in Manchester. Did you opt out of that Stag do in Blackpool or cancel that weekend away ... Read More »

Turkish village house blown up by dynamite is now rebuilt.

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A family who lost their home in an explosion last year is now happy in their newly rebuilt and furnished bungalow thanks to Fethiye Belediye and Oceanwide Properties. Some of you may recall reports concerning the home of a Fethiye family dramatically blowing up due to dynamite that had been ... Read More »

Fethiye’s Ozgecan Aslan Memorial Park now open

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Fethiye’s new memorial park opened yesterday to coincide with International Women’s Day. If you are in Fethiye make sure to take a stroll along the seafront promenade and visit the new Ozgecan Aslan Memorial Park opposite Marine restaurant. The park was officially opened in an emotional ceremony yesterday by Fethiye’s ... Read More »

Erdogan cracking down on smoking outdoors.

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According to the Hurriyet last Tuesday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intends imposing an outdoor smoking ban later this year as part of his “war against the habit”. This announcement was made by Mehmet Muezzinoglu, the Turkish Health Minister. It comes the day after Erdogan hosted a World Smoking Cessation Day ... Read More »

Genuine fake Picasso found by police in Istanbul

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A painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso recovered in Istanbul last weekend is dismissed as a fake. Istanbul authorities were excited to announce that the original painting Woman Dressing Her Hair by Picasso was recovered by Turkish officers in an Istanbul cafe last weekend. According to the Guardian and Anotolia ... Read More »

Motorists protest against rise in Gocek Tunnel toll charges

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Motorists gathered in Gocek over the weekend to protest against the recent hike in tunnel toll charges. According to Milliyet online, local citizens and regular users of the tunnel clubbed together following a social media appeal and petition on Change.org for support. There was a good turn out and the ... Read More »

“Turkey is a safe port for investment” says Turkish PM

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According to a report yesterday in the Daily Sabah, Turkey’s Prime Minister believes, “Turkey is preforming well”. He believes that the countries current economic reform agenda holds the key for investors seeking opportunities in today’s problematic economy. Turkey’s PM Ahmet Davutoglu arrived in London yesterday on a whistle stop 2 ... Read More »

Important dates in Turkey 2016

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It’s a new year so we thought we would give you a list of important dates in Turkey 2016 to note in your diaries. See table below for public holidays, the start of Ramazan, Byram, school holidays, Formula One in Istanbul and others: Important Dates in Turkey 2016 Date Event ... Read More »

Our property in Turkey predictions 2016

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The past twelve months have been a bit of a roller coaster for property in Turkey but thankfully Oceanwide Properties enjoyed a good 2015. The Fethiye region has always been a favourite location for overseas property seekers. It is easily accessible from most of Europe year around and benefits from ... Read More »

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