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5 Reasons Why Expats Like Living in Kusadasi

For hundreds of expats living in Kusadasi, life is exactly how they imagined it should be. Enjoying a laidback, beachside ambience, they also tap into glorious weather and embrace the Turkish dream. Belonging to Aegean Turkey, Kusadasi is one of the lesser talked about expat resorts, yet it keeps a...

Posted on 01 April 2018

Private School in Istanbul Offers Joint Turkish-British Curriculum

The private British International School of Istanbul is focusing on a new curriculum for Turkish students that combines the British education curriculum with the Turkish one. The school that now accommodates more than 40 different nationalities of students has been open for 25 years, and emphasise their small classes have...

Posted on 16 October 2017

Turkey Outranks UK on HSBC Expat Explorer Survey

Last month, HSBC released the 2017 results of their annual Expat Explorer Survey and in a surprising twist of events, Turkey outranked the UK has a favoured destination. Rising five positions from 39 in 2016 to 34 in 2017, it overtook the UK which dropped a massive 13 positions from...

Posted on 02 October 2017

Where do Expats Live in Turkey?

Ever since living abroad became a popular choice for retirees, potential candidates often look at Turkey as one of the countries that may become their second or even first home. There is still a slight urge, however, to keep ties with their nationalities and many people ask us where do...

Posted on 27 August 2017

Veganism in Turkey is on the Rise

Although the national diet of Turkey has for many centuries heavily included vegetables, fruits, nuts and grains, veganism as an alternative lifestyle was slow to catch on. That is changing, however, with a growing interest in the concept from the younger generation, who once they have tried it are eager...

Posted on 12 May 2017

Retiring In Turkey

Everyone’s motivations for buying a new home in Turkey are different, and the reasons are aplenty. If you’re considering retiring abroad then retiring in Turkey is most certainly the best place to do it – trust us.  Internal Travel Deciding to settle in any new environment is understandably daunting, but...

Posted on 17 December 2015

Stunning Sea View Properties

If you’re looking for a new home in Turkey then a sea view could be high on your wish list. Sea view properties in Turkey are hugely popular and are another reminder of the benefits of buying a property abroad. Stunning Seaview Apartment for Sale in Gumusluk - BOD 191 Kicking off with a...

Posted on 07 August 2015

“Sea views and a fantastic lifestyle every day” – Turkey’s charm wins over another British expat

Waking up to sunshine and sparkling sea views is now a daily treat for Sara Chandler from Essex, who has recently relocated to her apartment on a 5-star complex in Turkey, after successfully purchasing it through property agency Spot Blue International Property. Ms Chandler bought her two-bedroom apartment, located in...

Posted on 18 July 2014

Michelin-star Italian chef brings fine dining to Istanbul

Istanbul’s appeal to wealthy jet-setters and homeowners who enjoy eating out has just shot up, after Ristorante ltalia, a contemporary Italian fine dining restaurant inside Istanbul’s new Eataly, was opened by world renown chef Massimo Bottura at the end of May. Massimo Bottura is the highly regarded chef-patron of the...

Posted on 03 June 2014