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Turkish leather is famous – or should that be infamous? But the horror stories of being ripped off can leave one feeling rather scared when forking out cash to get your object of leather desire. Unless, of course, you’re in the know-how.
Don’t leave home without your top ten tips – before you go to Istanbul… Before you embark on your getaway trip to Istanbul for a glimpse of Byzantine and Ottoman history, below are ten tips for your travels in Turkey. If you’ve only got time for a weekend getaway in Istanbul, it helps to fast track the leaning process of helpful hints without the awkward moments.

Turkey Travelogues

2 Days in Istanbul

Written by Tim

My first experience with Turkey was on a Celebrity cruise. The Golden Horn is the old section of Istanbul. It is like a peninsulawith the Bosphorus on one side and narrow river like inlet. Located inthis area is the BlueMosque, the Hagia Sophia and the Topkapi Palace among other sites....

Not as cheap as we remember

Written by Pat Helen

Parachute camping (the man’s name is indeed Parachute but relies on a Turkish character set to look convincing) is one of the best camp grounds around failing only to have good shelter from the walloping winds that blow around there and rather meagre toilet facilities. Now these could be considered...

Cappadocia: Quad Bike Cruising, Out of this World

Written by Ivan

“It’s like being on the moon.” “It’s out of this world.” Cappadocia is one of Turkey’s most beautiful places, dotted with fairy chimneys, cave churches and underground cave cities. There are myriads of accommodation and tour options in Goreme, including the highly rated sunrise hot air balloon tour over the...

Real Estate in Turkey

Where to buy a property in Turkey?

where-to-buy-a-property-in-turkeyFor anyone having an interest in buying a property in Turkey, the question “Where to buy a property in Turkey?” is naturally to decide where to actually buy it. If you have been to a certain location and have a pre-defined idea, the decision is easier to take, however if... Continue reading...