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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

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

Never a better time to buy property in Turkey

In these times, it is challenging to identify good property investments. After more than a decade of price appreciation, most property markets suffer from oversupply, high prices and the effect of rising interest rates. Hence Turkey stands out. Residential prices in Turkey rose after relaxation of foreign ownership restrictions in...

Posted on 26 November 2008

Foreign investment in Turkish property grows

Foreign investors have spent over 10 billion dollars on property in Turkey over the last five years according to the latest available figures. The amendment of the Foreign Direct Investment Law, which would overhaul the conditions for foreigners’ real estate investments, is expected to allow foreign companies and individuals to...

Posted on 20 November 2008

Ramada expanding in Turkey

Ramada, a major international hotel chain, is in talks with investors to build new hotels in Turkey, a senior executive of the company has said. Murat Keloglu, the CEO of the Ramada Hotel in Istanbul, revealed that they are considering the cities of Izmir, Ankara, Adana and Istanbul for the...

Posted on 17 November 2008

Turkish football closes gap on the big five European leagues

With its big-name signings and loads of money spent, Turkish league is closing in on Europe’s big five leagues of England, Spain, Italy, Germany and France. Turkcell Super League’s bid to become one of the world’s top football leagues has been strengthened as it has been declared the sixth most...

Posted on 14 November 2008

Owning a property in Turkey could not be easier

Popular with holidaymakers, Turkey is becoming a destination to watch on the global property investment map. Interest in Turkey's property market has picked up considerably. "It was kind of a chicken and egg thing. Turkey was a country that had property with exceptional value. People started to discover this, so...

Posted on 12 November 2008

Yachting in Turkey – A Sailing Paradise

The azure waters of the Mediterranean, the Aegean, and the Black Sea, as well as the Sea of Marmara, surround Turkey to the south, west and north. With over 8,333 kilometres of coastline along the four seas, Turkey is a veritable treasure chest of coves, inlets, bays and beaches at...

Posted on 10 November 2008

Discover Golf in Turkey

Turkey is now well established as a golf destination. The excellent climate, high standards of service and accommodation, good value for money and a fantastic range of international courses have put Turkey firmly on the map for golf tourism. Turkey was awarded ‘Best Golf Destination in Europe 2008’ by the...

Posted on 07 November 2008

Interesting facts about Turkey

1. The famous Trojan Wars took place in Western Turkey, around the site where the Trojan horse rests today. 2. Ephesus and Halicarnasus, the place for the two of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, are in Turkey.3. St. Nicholas, also known as Santa Claus, was born in Demre,...

Posted on 31 October 2008