Turkey: teeing up the big sports events

Turkey is seeking to become a regional and even global power, through diplomatic and commercial ambitions focused on the Middle East and beyond....

Sting brings legendary hits to Istanbul’s stage

Sting will perform in Istanbul on Nov. 26 with tickets released for sale Sept. 3. Sting last came to Turkey in 2006 to...

Sector enjoys marriage boom

Turkey’s ‘wedding industry’ expect a sharp increase in number of couples to say ‘I do’ this year, mainly due to the economic stability...

Beware! What you eat might not be what you think it is

As she leans towards the bench to see if the price she thinks she sees through her thick glasses is correct in this...

Bill for disabled conditions on hold in Turkey

Despite the popular criticism, Turkish Parliament delay the implentation of a new bill improving the conditions of public spaces for people with disabilities...

Municipalities strive to maintain tradition of Ramadan drummers

Several municipalities across Turkey are struggling to maintain the tradition of Ramadan drummers, who are assigned with waking people up to have their...

Visa- Free Tourism Explodes

The government’s ongoing efforts to lift visa regulations coupled by Turkish Airlines’ increase in direct flights have resulted in over a one hundred...

Women spend $2 billion at hairdressers in one year

Women’s hair salons have become a giant industry in Turkey thanks to fast growth in the last five years that has netted the...

Turkish residence permit update

Today one of our volunteers here at the Advice Centre accompanied a British couple to Aydin to assist them with their residency application....

Migration squeezes urban jobs in Turkey

While western Turkey is traditionally known to have lower unemployment rates compared to the east, the recent influx of migrants from...

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