YellAli's words of wisdom


Welcome to YellAli Articles

Check out YellAli Articles and read; Tips, Guides and various information about a variety of topics in Turkey - including ;
Turkish culture - working in Turkey - Health - Shopping and much more.....

Turkish desserts to enjoy during the festive season

23rd December 2014

Will you be eating Turkey in Turkey this Christmas ? ……And for dessert?, which treats will you be indulging in over the festive season? Turkish desserts : We have it covered and have some inspirational ideas for you to choose. So put down that mince pie and try some Turkish treats...

Read More

Duty Free Allowance Turkey - Will you be bringing over goodies for Christmas?

20th December 2014

'Tis the season to be jolly'Will you be visiting Turkey for the festive season? Here's our guide for your duty free allowance:-Duty Free Allowance for Items purchased AbroadThe following goods may be imported into Turkey by travellers aged 18 and over without incurring customs duty: • 400...

Read More

Discover The Sumela Monastery (black sea region)

16th December 2014

The Sumela Monastery is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary at Melá Mountain within the Pontic Mountains range, in the Maçka district of Trabzon Province in modern Turkey In Turkish: Sümela Manastırı; Panagia Soumela, "Virgin Mary of Soumela" in...

Read More

Did you know that Santa Claus came from Turkey (and not the north pole!)

8th December 2014

Over the years, the true story of the origins of Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus), have been long forgotten. The popular mythic Santa Claus we see today with his white beard and red suit is popular throughout the world. Saint Nicholas (more commonly known as Santa Claus/Father Christmas) was born...

Read More

What is the best way to heat your home this winter in Turkey?

1st December 2014

For many it can be quite simple keeping your home warm during the cold winter months. With facilities such as main line gas supplies and central heating, a simple click of a switch and one has a warm home. But what if you live in the cities or rural coastal areas of Turkey? Many expats live in...

Read More