Thermal Tourism in Izmir

In terms of thermal tourism, thermal springs have been used both in terms of Spa-Wellness and for therapeutic purposes since prehistoric times in Izmir. Izmir also contains important thermal springs. The city, which has healed so many people since the ancient times with its many hot springs such as Balcova Agamemnon, Allianoi, Asclepion, Karakoc, Cesme-Sifne […]

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The Nature of Izmir

The nature of Izmir hosts a wide variety of habitats such as forests, wetlands, marine and coastal ecosystems. Three river basins of Western Anatolia; Bakırçay, Gediz and Küçük Menderes are located within the borders of Izmir province. In Izmir, forests cover approximately 40 percent of the city and where the forests end, the vegetation turns […]

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Is July a good time to visit Turkey?

Peak season in parts of the country but pleasantly free of crowds in others, July is midsummer in Turkey and the temperatures are high. If you love beaches or like the idea of having amazing cultural sites mostly to yourself, consider visiting Turkey in July. Read on to learn more about traveling to Turkey in […]

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Living in Izmir as an Expat

Norwegian Kari Jensen, who married a Turk, moved to Izmir, and started to work here, tells us how it is to live in Izmir as an expat. When and why did you move to Izmir? I moved to Izmir in 2014, after I and my boyfriend decided to get married. He was already living here […]

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Izmir Is The Most Livable City In Turkey

There are beautiful and natural places to spend time in Izmir for every budget.   Along the coastline by the sea in Izmir, there are large park areas where people can breathe and spend their time comfortably.   Izmir has a historical and public city center. eg; Konak Square   As in almost all European […]

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Common Myths About Buying Property in Turkey

Myth 1: “Buying real estate in Turkey is a difficult process, since the legal procedures take a long time, as in many countries around the world.” Truth: The Turkish government has made the process much easier for foreign buyers in recent years. Thanks to this, buying real estate in Turkey is much easier and faster […]

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REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT A MINI-GUIDE

To be successful in real estate investment, there’s one absolute essential. You need to make informed, intelligent decisions, and not let instinct or your heart overpower your mind.   KNOWING WHAT YOU WANT Establish your budget. Whether you are buying with mortgage or cash, for living in or for renting as investment purposes, your purchase should […]

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The 5 Most Ideal Sectors to Invest in Turkey

Turkey is a perfect country for Investment due to a young, dynamic and skilled workforce in a country of almost 80 Million people. Besides that the Governmental Incentives, Tax Exempts and Free land allocations are making Turkey even more appealing to Investors.   IT and Technology Recent years Turkey has been showing great importance in […]

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Faith Tourism in Izmir

Developments in the scope of technology,without an exemption of all national boundaries, bring people close together. Since the discovery of writing, perheps 9.000 or 10.000 years ago, certain places in the world were the grounds for close contacts among different cultures, civilizations and religions. The foundations of the various ancient civilizations’ on the lands of […]

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What does 2+1 mean on Turkish apartment advertisements?

When researching Turkish properties for sale or rent, you keep seeing addition sums like 1+0, 3+1, 4+2, etc. If you have ever wondered what the + means on the property advertisements in Turkey, we have the answer: In Turkey, the number of rooms is given separately. The first part of “the sum” is showing the […]

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Frequently asked questions about Turkish Citizenship

What is the difference between Turkish Residency and Turkish Citizenship? Turkish Residency allows you to reside in the country for a certain period. After this time, the residence permit can be renewed if you fulfill some requirements. The residence permit also allows you to enter Turkey without a visa. Turkish Citizenship gives you the rights […]

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