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"I was in Turkey".

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Turkey Blogs

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

A Penny Farthing World Tour

Written by Joff Summerfield

To save myself the torture of of riding out of Istanbul with the taffic the wheel heads for the Ferry, and for an hour it carries us south across the sea to Yalova and its silent roads. Here the wheel finds an abundance of orchards giving out the most delicious...

Cold(s), Culture and Caravanserais

Written by birvidik

Winter is supposed to be a time of relaxation and recharging of batteries – a gradual working through the boat jobs in preparation for the next cruising season. In Finike it is a high pressure whirl of activities as detailed in the last blog but one. We haven’t had a...

Walking Turkey’s Enchanting Lycian Way

Written by J The Travel

So many people visit Kas, a lovely but well-visited seaside town on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, for the handful of pebbly beaches. But I came for more active outdoor adventures, including checking out a mini section of the Lycian Way. This is a long-distance, 300-some mile path that follows old mule...

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...