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Turkish citizenship for owners of a property in Turkey?

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Suprising news came to light this weekend. Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybeki is said to be proposing a bill to allow foreign investors and those owning a property in Turkey the right to claim Turkish citizenship. You can tell the election is getting close when proposals that sound almost too ... Read More »

The 16th International Airgames 20th – 24th October 2015

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Don’t miss this – the season isn’t over yet! Next Tuesday see’s the start of the 16th International Airgames to be held in Oludeniz, Fethiye. Those that have visited Oludeniz will know that it is one of the few places on earth where you can be as lazy or as ... Read More »

Turks residing abroad head home to buy Turkish properties

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With the exchange rate standing at well over 4.5 TL to the pound, 3.38 TL to the Euro and almost 3 TL to the US dollar (according to Garanti Bank today), Turks living abroad are now rushing back home to buy up Turkish properties before the November 1st election. There ... Read More »

5 Country Properties in Turkey under £120,000

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Full English breakfasts, nightclubs and bustling resorts not your style? Maybe you prefer to soak in the quiet life listening to the cicadas, enjoying a glass of wine staring at the star filled sky or lay by your pool admiring the beauty of the mountains and pine forests? If that’s ... Read More »

Please don’t buy Chinese Sky Lanterns in Fethiye this summer

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Although they may be pretty, readers PLEASE don’t buy Chinese Sky Lanterns in Fethiye – they are illegal. They can, and have, caused fires. Sky Lanterns, also known as Chinese lanterns, Kongming Lanterns or Sky Balloons, originated in Asia and have been made for centuries. They are lightweight paper pockets ... Read More »

Michael Buerk, UK TV Presenter and Broadcaster, loves Gocek.

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Michael Buerk, UK TV Presenter and Broadcaster, loves Gocek. British TV presenter Michael Buerk loves Gocek reported the Telegraph. Buerk is the co-presenter of Britain’s Secret Homes, was a contestant on I’m a Celebrity …get me out of here last year and, during the 1980’s, an award winning BBC journalist ... Read More »

Bye Bye Thomson’s – the loved brand name is to be phased out in favour of TUI

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Bye Bye Thomson’s –  the loved brand name is to be phased out in favour of TUI The familiar British tour operator brands of Thomson and First Choice are to be phased out, reports the Daily Mail and The Guardian. Thomson’s has been a well loved high street and online ... Read More »

Important! New changes to the Turkish residence permit application process

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Important! New changes to the Turkish residence permit application process An important notice for foreigners living in Turkey requiring a residence or work permit – new changes to the application processes have been announced. Perhaps the two most informative news articles we have read regarding the new Turkish residence permit ... Read More »

Stage 4 of the 51st Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey in Fethiye

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“Get on your bike” suggests President Erdogan as he helped promote the 51st Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey (TUR) last week. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cycled his way from Maidens Tower to Harem Bus Station on his custom made bike last week to not only help publicise the national event, ... Read More »

Fethiye cruising into a bright future?

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This week is an important week for Fethiye Chamber of Commerce (FTSO) as their plans to build a deep water jetty may take a leap forward. From the Oceanwide Properties office overlooking Fethiye bay, you can’t help but notice the occasional cruise liner as it comes to rest for its ... Read More »

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