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Some good finds in Istanbul - For sharing with other YellAli Members

29th March 2015

I was in Istanbul for work this week. I have been to Istanbul a number of times for work and I have to say I am always disappointed by the restaurants I go to. Topaz in Gümüşsuyu, Istanbul being the exception. Topaz is always great but more for special occasions as a bit pricey. I know I...

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Typical Turkish – 10 Traits, Customs and Etiquette of Turkish Society

27th March 2015

As in every country, each society has their own unique characteristics and practices native to that country, Turkey being no exception.   So here are our '10 Classic Turkish habits' - Enjoy! 1. Eat Yogurt with every meal Breakfast lunch and dinner, plain yogurt is enjoyed at nearly every...

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The Friendliest Site: Lost Dog Turkey

25th March 2015

The Friendliest Site: Lost Dog TurkeyFounded by Pegasus Family Member Ceyda Keceli 'Kayıp Köpek Türkiye' (Lost Dog Turkey) uses the power of social media to enable ads for lost and found pets to reach the greater public. The volunteer based non-government initiative acts as a mediator,...

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Important Turkish Dates for Your Diary

24th March 2015

Important Turkish Dates for Your Diary.  Children's DayDate: April 23rd Turkish children take seats in parliament and symbolically govern the country for the day.  This is to commemorate Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who founded the Turkish Republic.  The child parliament elects a...

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Turkish Traditions for Children

23rd March 2015

It's no secret that Turkish people adore children, and many Turks love to spoil and pay lots of attention to babies and small children. There is a holiday on the 23rd April known as; ‘Children’s day’ (Çocuk Bayramı), in celebration of the children of Turkey, and is...

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From Expat to Native – 12 Signs you have become a true local in Turkey

18th March 2015

You’ve been living in Turkey for a while now; you know that you have truly become a native in Turkey when you do the following. You wrap up warm during Autumn/Winter/Spring Months It's easy to spot the tourists visiting out of season; flowing sari, sandals, t-shirts and shorts and you...

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TURKISH WORK PERMIT - Why it is so Important (Updated)

17th March 2015

Foreigners who are working in Turkey, whether it be for a company or their own business, need to have an official work permit. Otherwise working without a work permit it is classed as 'working illegally'.No legal rightsThe results of working without a work permit mean you are not entitled to any...

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Popular Iҫmeler Excursions

17th March 2015

Iҫmeler is a popular Turkish resort located on the Turkish Riviera.  This quaint municipality is surrounded by pine forests that provide fantastic hiking opportunities.  Over the last 15 years the town developed rapidly to keep up with the burgeoning tourist demands.  The main...

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What NOT to Forget on your holiday to Turkey

16th March 2015

Turkey is one of the top holiday destinations for travellers from the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Germany. And with its fantastic weather, tasty food, amazing sights and beautiful landscapes; it’s easy to see why.
So for all you Turkey lovers out there, who count down the days, hours, and...

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International Women's Day 2015: Top 15 inspirational quotes on women empowerment

8th March 2015

The world will celebrate International Women's Day (IWD) on 8 MarchThe world will celebrate International Women's Day (IWD) on 8 March and this year's theme is Make It Happen.IWD has been observed since the early 1900s and was established by Socialist International, in their meeting in...

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