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"I was in Turkey".

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Turkey is becoming a popular film production hub for Hollywood as filming in Turkey becomes more favourable for the producers. VAT rebate recently offered by the Turkish Directorate of Cinema and success of popular films “Skyfall” and “Argo” are the reasons behind the increasing number of foreign productions.
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.

Turkey Travelogues

Life and times of a modern day orientalist

Written by Roachie

This is my first installment of what has been a quarter of a century love affair with Turkey. I know it sounds a bit naf the word ‘orientalist’ Like something directly from previous centuries the name invokes memories and feelings of those who came before us, who for some reason...

Ancient Lycia

Written by Abandoned? assoc.

We unpack the campervan and move our lives into Michael and Muge’s beautiful duplex apartment on the Cukurbag (Kas Peninsula) on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. What bliss to have such space and home comforts after nearly 6 months on the road and over 15,000km travelled. We decide to stay for a...

Airport Day for Kim

Written by Robert

A little excursion last night to report on and an up-date. Last night after the hammam (Turkish car wash) we went out to shoot some pictures of some Detroit Iron we saw the day before along side the main highway near the posh hotel where we’ve been staying. We wanted...

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...