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Turkish culture - working in Turkey - Health - Shopping and much more.....

Ramadan 2016 - Are you Ready ?

5th June 2016 Ramadan (Ramazan / Şeker Bayramı) begins on Monday 6th JuneHow will this affect Tourists?For tourists holidaying in Turkey you will most likely not notice any differences, nor be affected by the holy month of Ramadan. As in tourist areas it’s pretty much business as usual, with restaurants...
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Metro Turizm Pervert Highlights safety concerns for Women in Turkey

2nd June 2016 So we all heard about the "Metro Bus" incident last week... Metro Turizm one of Turkey’s largest bus companies was rocked when a bus assistant was caught performing an obscene act on a young female passenger. Shockingly the man is believed to have told bosses from Metro Turizm that: “I...
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Know the Law: Converting your Foreign License to a Turkish Drivers License

30th May 2016 Getting a Turkish driving license.Do I even need A Turkish License?The simple answer is YES you do need a Turkish Driving License. The new law came into effect on January 1st 2016 stating that a foreign driving license can only legally allow you to drive for 6 months from your arrival date in...
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Expat Challenges - Using The Internet

28th May 2016 Turkey has 35 million active users on the internet and one thing expats and foreigners are going to want to know is if they can still use their favourite sites.Getting the InternetThe internet is available in a variety of ways and from a variety of providers in Turkey, so expats will have plenty of...
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8 Reasons To Quit Your Old Life And Move To Turkey

24th May 2016 Ever had the urge to just pack your bags and move away? The answer is probably yes it’s something many people will experience a few times in their life and while must don’t act on it every year some do and Turkey is one of the most popular place people move to. So let’s look at 8...
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Expat Challenges – Making Friends and Building Relationships

20th May 2016 Expat Challenges – Making Friends and Building RelationshipsMaking friends anywhere is tough, while it's easier for some people the majority of us when we start a new job or move into a new neighbourhood will likely feel at little awkward when trying to make new friends. Now imagine how...
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Turkey - Are You an Immigrant or an Expat?

17th May 2016 There’s a lot of talk about Turkey and immigrants right now and some have even gone to use the term to describe the many expats living in Turkey as well. So if you’re living in Turkey right now which one are you? And what is the difference between the two?Expat or Immigrant?We’ll...
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Which Nationalities have the most expensive (and cheapest) Residence Permit Charges ?

16th May 2016 Which Nationalities have the most expensive (& cheapest) Residence Permit Charges in Turkey ?Have you ever wondered which countries pay the most for their Residence Permit taxes? Or which country have the cheapest fees to be paid? (And of course who pays nothing at all!!!)So, just for your...
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Turkish Citizenship vs Long Term Residency - Which is the better option ?

13th May 2016 Right lets first establish whether you gained rights of application for either or both; For Turkish citizenships there are 3 grounds for application; Marriage to a Turkish citizen, 5 years residency in Turkey, and if you have adopted a Turkish child. (*criteria must be met for each...
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Why You Should Be Concerned About NOT Having a WILL

10th May 2016 Last Will and Testament - What is YellAli Concerned About ?
Will concerns from YellAli -  Ok so today’s topic isn’t the happiest of topics and it’s not the most cheery to discuss, but it’s oh-so-important. SO important. Writing your last will and testament in...
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