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Olu Deniz property Turkey

Nestled in a pine forest valley and sitting on the clear Mediterranean waters of the Turquoise coast, Olu Deniz has been alluring travellers and property investors to it's tranquil shores for years.  With Babadag Mountain overlooking it's aquamarine lagoon, Olu Deniz is one of the most photographed beaches in the world.  It is an...

Posted on 17 December 2008

Santa Claus is coming to town in Turkey

Saint Nicholas of Myra is the primary inspiration for the Christian figure of Santa Claus.  He was a 4th century Greek Christian bishop of Myra in Lycia, a province of the Byzantine Anatolia, now in Turkey.  Nicholas was famous for his generous gifts to the poor.  He was very religious...

Posted on 16 December 2008

Take off for Turkish Airlines Istanbul to Birmingham route

Turkish Airlines start their new direct Birmingham to Istanbul service today, December 15th.  Flights will operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sundays.  Prices start from £174.00 including taxes.  Passengers can take excellent connections from Birmingham to 33 domestic and 108 international destinations with Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines UK flights already...

Posted on 15 December 2008

A Property in Turkey is not just for Christmas

Turkey is a paradise of sun, sea, mountains and lakes and offers and complete change from the stress of everyday life in the UK.  Together with low property prices, low cost of living and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, there has never been a better time to...

Posted on 12 December 2008

Istanbul – cultural and financial centre of Turkey

Istanbul is Turkey's most populous city and the cultural and financial centre of Turkey.  Located on both sides of the Bosphorus, the narrow strait between the Black sea and the Maramara sea, Istanbul is the only city in the world that sits on two continents - Europe and Asia.  With...

Posted on 11 December 2008

Easyjet commence flights to Istanbul, Turkey from London Gatwick

Budget carrier Easyjet takes off for it's first flight to Istanbul from London Gatwick this Friday, December 12th.  The flights to Turkey will run daily and prices start at a bargain busting £59.98 return.  Easyjet expect 100,000 passengers to fly on the the new route in the first 12 months.  This...

Posted on 09 December 2008

Weather in Turkey vs weather in England

The weather in Turkey is traditionally thought of as being predominately hot - but just how good is the weather in Turkey?  Let’s look at the facts.  The month with the lowest average temperature is January with the mercury falling to 59 Fahrenheit.  Compare that with an average temperature in...

Posted on 08 December 2008

Turkey “the Only Logical Choice” for Expats According to SpotBlue

According to AXA, the current state of the nation will see up to 500,000 Britons flee the UK in 2008, with a survey from HSBC revealing that Britain is now not even considered a good place to live by people from other countries. So it seems that the UK is...

Posted on 02 November 2008

Where in the World?

Where in the world..Can you find an adoringly restored natural stone built house, with Laura Ashley interiors, surrounded by fruit orchards and olive groves? France? Spain? Croatia? The answer is Turkey in the local ecological village of Kirazli. We have spoken to Karyn Phillips, the lady who owns this beautiful...

Posted on 03 August 2008

Turkey’s Attraction Alleviating FREDs’ Fears

A brand new demographic group has been identified in Britain and labelled FREDs.  Members of this demographic are over fifties who are ‘facing retirement earnings doubts,’ and according to the likes of Liverpool Victoria, the friendly society, and the Office for National Statistics, this group of around two thirds of...

Posted on 05 June 2008