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’...

Southend-on-Sea to Söke – by plane!

Regional airports may work out well for us flying folk, or they may not. In case of such a mid-sized transport hub being located...

Turkish simit take London by gastro-storm

One of the staple diets of fine Turkish everyday food has just gone posh, at least in London. So what is on the menu?...

Flying with a young Turkish doctor

Traveling in Turkey is something very special. Not only do we pass through this magnificent country’s breathtaking scenery which is a true delight; fellow...

‘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 (!)...

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...

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...

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...

Benefits of living in a cruise liner resort

Granted, Kusadasi has countless top tourist attractions on offer yet most of us would probably agree that our Cruise Liner port is all but...

Chirp, chirp, or tweeting all pet lovers!

Some columns are inspired by members of the animal kingdom and rightly so. In the past I have written about visiting the Turkish capital...

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