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Have a go at our fun and festive quiz.

Christmas Quiz

This year, rather than simply send your average “Happy Holidays” email wishing you all a great Christmas and Happy New Year, we thought we would do something a little different – a Christmas Quiz. Test your festive knowledge with our 15 questions covering Christmas traditions, popular Chrimbo culture, festive history, ... Read More »

Don’t write off Turkey in winter – it’s a great time to visit!

Turkey in winter

Don’t underestimate Turkey in winter. Although it’s cold of an evening, it’s still sunny most days and a fabulous place to visit – dare I say it, winter is the best time to visit! Think of a holiday in Turkey and chances are sitting in a beachside restaurant, drinking an ... Read More »

7 Reasons NOT to live in Turkey

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Considering living or buying a property in Turkey? Got reservations? Have a read of this, our 7 reasons NOT to live in Turkey or visit for a holiday. 1.The weather is far too good. According to holidayweather.com Dalaman and the Fethiye region of Turkey suffer great temperatures year round averaging 26°C. July and August ... Read More »

The dos and don’ts in Turkey and Britain

Here’s an amusing little guide on the common dos and don’ts in Turkey and Britain. Maybe you can relate to a few? Have we missed any? UK – dos and don’ts… TURKEY – dos and don’ts… Don’t expect to eat at someone’s house unless invited. Brits often have empty fridges. They rarely ... Read More »

How to ward off mosquitoes in Turkey

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Is your summer in Turkey buzzing for all the wrong reasons? Are your glorious sundown drinks and evening BBQs spoiled by tiny unwanted guests that leave you itching for the remainder of the night? Here are a few traditional (and not so traditional) ideas that may help you rid yourself, ... Read More »

Cost of alcohol in Turkey rising following recent tax hike.

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Alcohol prices are on the rise in Turkey following a 7.8 percent increase in special consumption tax announced this week. According to the Hurriyet yesterday, this tax rise will go into effect immediately. This means the average increase on a 70cc bottle of the Turkish national drink Raki, will be ... Read More »

Valentines Day in Turkey & top destinations to spend it.

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Valentines Day in Turkey and romantic destinations to spend it. Valentine’s Day in Turkey, or ‘Lovers Day’ (Sevgililer Günü) as it is known, is not a day traditionally celebrated. The concept has only really taken hold over the last twenty years. Walk through the malls or high streets in Istanbul, ... Read More »

Turkey Tourism 2017 – Can we expect a better year?

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Turkey Tourism 2017 – can we expect a better year? There is no denying 2016 was a struggle for tourism and many other industries in Turkey. The normal presence of Russians was all but non-existent. A spate of bombings and an attempted military coup really didn’t sit well with holidaymakers ... Read More »

Celebrating New Year in Turkey

New Year in Turkey

Are you celebrating New Year in Turkey? If so, you are in for a real party – the Turks love New Year and all the party and cheer that comes with it! At first glance, you would be forgiven for thinking that Turkey celebrates Christmas. Head along to a shopping ... Read More »

A look at the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkey

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Turkey has a phenomenal history. Few realise just how important the country has been throughout time. It’s easy to stumble across a historical ruin whilst out and about on holiday, or head off on a day trip to Ephesus or a tour of Istanbul whilst enjoying your break away. But ... Read More »

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