18 Famous Things in Turkey

18 Famous Things in Turkey

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To list all the famous things in Turkey would take a complete book. Including history, food, science, production, exports, traditions, and culture, together they display an incredibly diverse country that deserves more praise and recognition. Of course, the best way to get to know Turkey is to visit for yourself. Tourists discover a nation that … Continued

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Furnished holiday lets set to spearhead the UK’s ‘green revolution’ in 2020

Heightened levels of concern over climate change combined with pressure on the world’s leading economies to reduce carbon emissions make the UK’s furnished holiday let (FHL) market an appealing investment option for British people in 2020, said property agency Spot Blue International Property in January. In tune with the most current and prominent global issue, … Continued

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Turkish Tourism Industry Hosted 39.5 Million Foreigners in 2018

The Turkish tourism industry hosted 39.5 million foreign tourists in 2018 and 6.62 million Turks living abroad, marking its most successful year to date. The numbers released by Turk Stat, the country official statistics portal showed an increase year-on-year of 21.45% from January to December. Although all months showed an increase in visitors, January and … Continued

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Turkey’s Tourism Season Ends on a High

Turkey’s tourism season ended on a high after results revealed a 23% increase in visitors’ year-on-year for the first three quarters. With October marking the last month of the official tourism time period starting in May, confident government officials say they will break yearly figures proving the travel industry of Turkey has rebounded in style. … Continued

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Luxury Halal Tourism Attracts Jet Setting Muslims in Record Numbers

Jet-setting Muslims are driving a new trend for luxury halal holidays like skiing and cruising, and Turkey, one of the top preferred countries is set to cash in. Ufuk Secgin, CMO of halalbooking.com, the number one travel website for Muslims made the comments published in the Arabian Business Magazine. Reflecting earlier reports by Turkish newspapers … Continued

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Regions of Turkey: Seven Geographical Areas Showcasing its Diversity

Whether you plan to just travel, or buy property and live here, the seven geographical regions of Turkey are a perfect introduction to the country’s diversity. The world stereotypes the country, yet it cannot be labelled, nor packaged into a tidy cliché, and for good reasons. A quick look at its geographical facts explains why. … Continued

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Turkish Lira Crisis Boosts Foreign Tourism to All-Time High

Over 2018 as the Turkish lira edged into an official economic crisis, many wondered how this would affect business in Turkey, but one sector gaining from the disaster is foreign tourism. Since January 2018, the lira has depreciated by a staggering 46%, and in August briefly touched 9 lira to the pound. However, tourism stats … Continued

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The Best Things to do In Kusadasi

The Best Things to do In Kusadasi

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Whether you are on holiday, or a local resident, there is an impressive range of things to do in Kusadasi that keeps everyone entertained, no matter what your age is. The Aegean coastal resort of Turkey really does deliver when it comes to historical, family, cultural and fun activities. The good news is while some … Continued

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Top Ten Beaches in Turkey as Named by Trip Advisor

Every year, Trip Advisor selects the best beaches in Turkey according to user reviews. Calling it the Travellers Choice Awards, they also rank these beaches among other regions including Europe and the world. Beaches are a strong lure to holidaymakers in Turkey, and beaches along the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts, make the resorts come alive … Continued

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Guide to Visiting Turkey in Winter

Guide to Visiting Turkey in Winter

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From May to October, airports, hotels, bars and restaurants around Turkey are in full flow as the official tourism season kicks into action. This is when travel agencies ramp up their marketing and adverts displaying the pleasures of summer living in the country. This isn’t to say though, that the winter months are dull and … Continued

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14 Things to Know Before Visiting Turkey

It seems like a lifetime since we naively set foot on Turkish soil for the first time. In those days, our only information source was Lonely Planet travel guidebooks, because the internet was in its infancy. Despite all its useful information, nothing could have prepared us for the momentous event, when we decided to move … Continued

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The Most Popular Coastal Holiday Resorts in Turkey

Turkey thrives as a tourist and expat destination, mainly because of the masses of coastal holiday resorts attracting beach lovers and expats seeking a life in the sun. Only a small area of the country is landlocked and the north, west and part of the south together have 5,000 miles of coastline. Many of the … Continued

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