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  • interview with Polish expat Anna in Turkey
    Opinions

    Anna is a Polish expat woman living in Turkey. She came to Turkey in 2011, and in this interview shares how it is to be a foreign woman in Turkey for her. Read about how she is trying to make a business out of a passion, what kind of adjustments she had to make when settling in Turkey and more about her expat experience in Turkey.

  • Ramadan Turkey
    Lifestyle

    Ramadan is a religious period of time that tests the strength, determination and goodwill of Muslim men and women all over the land. Mortal souls that follow the religion of Islam  put themselves through the ultimate endurance test by abstaining from food, drink and intimate contact during the hours of daylight.

  • Turkish culture traditions
    Lifestyle

    One thing you will soon realize when visiting Turkey is part of the Turkish culture involves being very sociable. Turkish people love to meet new friends and think nothing of spending half the day talking to a complete stranger while putting the world to rights. People who come from countries that are reserved may be in awe of the friendly nature shown to everyone. Here is why there is a guide on Turkish culture and social traditions that you will encounter when visiting Turkey.

  • Turkish tea
    Culture

    People who are unfamiliar with the country of Turkey assume the national drink is coffee, but in fact, tea is the inseparable drink of Turkish culture. Women, family, and friends often meet in tea gardens, while men flock to the male dominated teahouses that are a focal point of most villages and towns.
    Meaning “To love is like tea, to be loved is like sugar. The poor like us drink their tea without sugar.”

  • Work in Turkey
    Society

    Foreigners cannot do certain jobs in Turkey and these generally include hospitals, qualified trades, legal offices, etc. but there are other jobs when being a foreigner is actually an advantage.

  • tourists Turkey print electronic visas
    Society

    Tourists visiting Turkey from the UK have been warned by travel agents to print off a hard copy of their e-visa, or risk being denied entry to the country.

  • Turkey economy 2019
    Business

    The Turkish economy contracted 1.5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, better than expectations, and recorded another positive quarter-on-quarter reading as it looks to shake off the effects of recession after last year’s currency crisis.

  • Amazon launch Turkey
    Business

    The e-commerce giant’s latest operation Amazon will sell books, electronics, tools, toys, and baby goods, among other lines, including ranges from over 1,000 Turkish businesses.

  • Eating fish Turkey
    Lifestyle

    Kebabs are not the only food that is the favorite cuisine of Turkish people. More and more Turks are also upping their consumption of fish, thanks to the high prices of red meat in Turkey. So, there are two ways to eat fish like a Turk and it all depends on the occasion and who you are with.

  • Art of Ebru Painting Turkey
    Culture

    Turkey has advanced tremendously over the last 15 years and this has caused intense discussion in some circles as to whether modern and urban development is killing culture and traditions. The positive kickback to these concerns is many people from the older generations are making a concentrated effort to keep old traditions alive and one of them is Ebru painting, a creative art-form dating from the Ottoman Empire.

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