Are you planning a Turkey move in 2017? I would!

  ‘Travel makes you modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.’ What French author Gustave Flaubert once said is so...

Eating out the Turkish way

Mercimek Corbasi? Sigara Borek? Adana Kofte?Plus a fine locally made beverage to accompany your delicious meal!  Does that perhaps sound familiar with regards to...

Foreign bank/debit cards – Turkish Lira account advisable

Have a foreign bank card, can pay locally? Well, not in my case! Actually, before figuratively speaking heading back to Turkey let me first...

‘Wheels down’ – flying in Turkey affordable, fun, safe

With five extremely reliable commercial carriers to choose from, and with one of them taking off and landing at 48 Turkish airports alone (!)...

Is Turkey a better place to live in than Spain?

Whenever my generation about to leave school or before enrolling at college had saved enough money to go on a summer vacation...

Holiday price ticker 2017: Turkey offers best costs/quality – ratio

The idea for this edition’s article was born on an intercity coach– on a very comfortable 2 + 1 seat coach as a matter...

Learning about Turkey the barbering way

That cab drivers are the best source of information for finding out about the real ‘in spots’ of your new location is a correct...

Something old, new, borrowed, blue: first week in Turkey should do’s

Seriously – the first thing I did as a Turkey newcomer quite some time ago was something absolutely unexpected yet ultimately totally normal. I...

Ready to go native: three tell-tale signs

When a reader of another publication I contribute to recently added an online comment in the sense of that ‘Klaus has probably gone native’...

So far, yet so near: a ‘literary postcard’ from Sanlıurfa

If you switch on your smartphone or go online anywhere else and check out a satellite map of Turkey you will of course easily...

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