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Top Turkish dishes to cook at home

31st July 2013

If you fancy yourself as the next Gordon Ramsay or Masterchef champion, then why not put your culinary skills to the test – in the comfort of your own home.  Whether you like to bake, poach, roast or fry, there are a number of different Turkish dishes to tickle your taste buds. Now try...

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Schools Out: Guide to education in Turkey

29th July 2013

Children as we know are certainly the future. But if you’re considering sending your little one off to a Turkish school, what are the choices available? Under the supervision of the Ministry of National Education, teaching is governed according to the actual constitution of the Turkish...

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Top tips for haggling in Turkey

25th July 2013

Whether you’re already in Turkey or visiting for a short fun filled trip, you will certainly be looking to fill your bags as well as cases with a treasure trove of goodies.  Haggling, known as Pazarlik is considered to be an important element in Turkish society. If it is done the right...

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Guide to buying property in Turkey

23rd July 2013

So you have decided to make the move and live out your ultimate dreams in the sun. But what are the elements you need fulfil your property fantasies? Here below is our ultimate Turkish property guide. DocumentationEven before you set foot on foreign soil and have slapped on the suncream, it is...

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The heat is on: Top tips for staying cool

19th July 2013

When we are frolicking in the sun without a care in the world, we all think we know how to keep cool. Yet it is all too often easy to slip your mind. As Donna Summer sang about Hot Stuff, we can certainly feel the heat out there. With temperatures promising to break the mercury across Europe, we...

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Guide to etiquette in Turkey

19th July 2013

If you are fortunate enough to visit or reside in Turkey, there are some aspects you may not be aware of. This beautiful Aegean country boasts a food culture all of its own as well as that old favourite Turkish delight and some incredible coffee.  Yet what rules are there on social etiquette?...

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Moustache and go: Males head to Turkey for facial-hair implants

11th July 2013

Does the moustache make the man or the man make the moustache? Well it seems that people are flocking to Turkey to take advantage of several deals incorporating both facial hair surgery and short stay holidays. You too can achieve the perfect Magnum P.I. look thanks to the latest craze hitting the...

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Alo 179 - Explained

4th July 2013

Alo 179 is a 24/7 free phone helpline that’s designed to help expats and tourists resolve complaints about businesses or services that they are unhappy with. Initially it is advised that you look to try and resolve matters with the person or business with who you are dissatisfied. You can...

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3rd July 2013

This month marks the start of Ramadan, an important period of fasting that Muslim people take part in every year. In Turkey, Ramadan will start on the 9th July, each year the start and end dates change as they are determined by the moon. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar; it is a...

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