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Turkey Blogs

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

A Few Box Canyons

Written by Robert

Up late posting the most recent report, so I got a slow start this AM hitting the road (After some re-organizing of stuff in the car) about 10:30, but I wasn’t going very far, so didn’t feel any great rush.I was headed from Marmaris (the harbor where Nelson plotted the...

A Facts Sheet

Written by Thomas Hines

Fact #1: Everyone in Turkey speaks English better than I speak Turkish. Fact #3: Most of Turkey’s electricity is used at 5 AM to supply power to prayer tower loudspeakers. Awake at 5, up at 7. Wanted to find an Internet cafe to send yesterday’s letter. Found one about a...

Turkey 2002

Written by Ian Lloyd

The average Turk is extremely patriotic, but accepting of the fact that the country is largely run by fools or the corrupt. While their savings are devalued and the country’s rate of inflation soars, the average Turk hoists the red flag with the white crescent and star with pride. 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...