Travelogues

Read the stories of travellers who say
"I was in Turkey".

Travelogues

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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

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...

$2000 spent in Istanbul

Written by Joseph Tame

It was my first night in Istanbul. Prior to my arrival in the city thatspans two continents I’d been travelling without sleep for three dayson rickety old Hungarian, Romanian and Bulgarian trains. All I wantedwas a bed – somewhere to rest my tired and confused head. As I searched for...

Double Dinner in Istanbul

Written by FoodJihadist

Oh, to be full – that glorious feeling of profound tautness across your middle section. I love everything about it: the light-headed rush of the food high, the subtle burps, the inability to hold your torso upright without support, and the final surrender to unbuttoning a notch on your belt...

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...