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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

Are We There Yet?

Written by Robert

Woke up very early (5ish, I think, might have been even earlier); that’ll teach me to write about workshop hours. . . . But I got up and walked around the city until about 7:00, when I figured I’d try for wi-fi in the restaurant of the hotel. It had...

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....

Turkish Food Week, Part V: Cigarette Bread, Meatballs and Pizza

Written by Zack

For my final day of Turkish Food Week, I’d like to wrap up with a few more interesting dishes I encountered on my journey. We’ll return to my regular unvegan lifestyle next week! Cigarette bread is a mysterious food that was first served to me at the Ban Ban Cave...

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...