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Turkish culture - working in Turkey - Health - Shopping and much more.....

A Complete Guide to the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

11th January 2019 Istanbul Grand Bazaar is high up on the list of things to do when visiting the city.  The enormous area is the largest covered market in the world.
It’s quite easy to get lost in the endless stalls, paths and narrow streets.  With so much to choose from it’s a good idea to...
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Perfect Turkish Christmas Gifts

20th December 2018 Perfect Turkish Christmas Gifts
Turkish lamps.  These beautiful traditional lamps come in lots of shapes and sizes. A wealth of colours, patterns and designs.  Hanging, plug-in and even battery operated.  Traditional and stylish, what home wouldn’t look better with...
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Istanbul - Top 6 Shopping Spots

10th November 2015 Istanbul is without a doubt the shoppers’ paradise, it offers a beautiful and wondrous range of shopping malls which are some of the finest in all of Europe. So if you’re looking for that dream shopping experience, let’s take a look at some of the many fantastic shopping malls in...
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How to avoid a scam in Turkey

5th August 2014 The vast majority of readers of this blog will likely have good experiences of Turkey. Turkey is a beautiful country, very safe and the people are welcoming and friendly, however as in any country around the world there are some untrustworthy people. Here are some tips about how to avoid a scam in...
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Why I love mooching in the local markets in Turkey

19th June 2013 Turkey is often referred to as the land of “genuine fakes” when it comes to shopping.I must confess that I love a spot of retail therapy and bagging a bargain.So Turkey really is the perfect shopper’s playground for me.I personally love a good mooch at the local markets (bazaars)...
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