Natalie Sayin

36 Flips | 2 Magazines | 8 Likes | 5 Followers | @NatalieSayin | Freelance writer and blogger : Advocate of mindfulness, L.O.A believer, master of minimalism & lover of summer days.

7 Fun Things to do in Antalya Turkey

Tourists love Mediterranean Turkey, a hub of sandy beaches perfect for swimming and relaxing, but the enormous range of things to do in Antalya, make …

The Rise of Italian Investment in Turkey

In February 2018, president Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended an executive meeting in Rome with the prime aim of improving Italian investment in …

The Portuguese Tourism Industry Rebounds in Style

The Portuguese Tourism Industry increased by 16% year-on-year in 2017, clocking in a record 57.5 overnight stays as well as an hotel occupancy income …

Swiss Tourism Industry Rebounds in 2017

Following a turbulent down spiral, the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (FSO) is reporting a rebound in tourism figures for 2017 with a staggering 37 …

The Guide to Working in Turkey as a Foreigner

The official stats are in and the Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Security say that in 2017, 87,000 foreigners working in Turkey had their work …

Products from Turkey That You Might Use at Home

Every year, millions of visitors arrive in Turkey for a healthy dose of “all things Turkish,” whether it be culture, food, souvenirs or simply the …

Is Ski Property A Good Investment? : France and Switzerland

Financial experts all agree that real estate is the best long-term investment to make. Although markets suffer stagnant periods, property has …

15 Useful Apps for Expats Living in Turkey

Such is the advance of technology, no matter what your device is, millions of apps for expats living in Turkey make life easier. Although the …

Apps

The New Look Istiklal Avenue and Ataturk Cultural Centre of Istanbul

The New York Times called Istiklal Avenue, “Istanbul’s Times Square” and they weren’t wrong. As the hub of new Istanbul, and the face of tourism and …

Istanbul Atatürk Airport

19 Signs That the Turkish Lifestyle Has Rubbed Off on You

Many expats spending a considerable amount of time in Turkey, eventually adopt Turkish mannerisms without realising it. Known as the “rub off effect” …

Food Preservation

Flims Waldhaus | A guide to Flims Waldhaus, Switzerland

Switzerland with its amazing vistas, ultra fresh air and crisp crunchy snow is the place you first think about when deciding where to visit in the …

Antalya Hosts Their First Luxury Millionaire Wedding of 2018

Continuing its international fame as a luxury event destination, Antalya has hosted their first millionaire wedding of 2018. Anadolu Agency reports …

Domestic tourism in Turkey: Where Do Turks Go on Holiday?

These days, all the media hype about travel in Turkey generally focuses on how many foreign nationalities are visiting the country. Yet over the last …

Real Estate

Sales to Foreign Property Buyers in Turkey Increase by 22%

The Turkish Statistical Institute Turk Stat have published their 2017 report of foreign property buyers in Turkey. It reveals a colourful variety of …

Real Estate

UK – Turkey Flight Market Set to Resume Growth in 2018

After experiencing a decline in 2016 and 2017, experts are predicting a return to record-breaking figures for the UK – Turkey flight market in 2018. …

North Africa

Common Misconceptions about Turkey to Ignore

In the past, many misconceptions about Turkey floated around the globe. Thankfully, the internet, mass publicity campaigns and increased tourism have …

North Africa

Emirates Resumes its Dubai and Sabiha Gokcen Istanbul Flight

Starting in June 2018, Emirates Airlines has announced it will resume its five times a week flight between Dubai and Sabiha Gokcen, the second …

Résumés

4 of the Best French Ski Resorts for Beginners

Reports in recent years say the popularity of snowboarding is decreasing, yet interest in skiing is growing every year. The sport plays a huge part …

Skiing

Why the Houses of Safranbolu Became a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Modern day Turkey is undergoing a transformation. Many towns and villages are changing as new architectural trends and updated infrastructure …

European Travel

2018 is the Year of Troy as Turkey Celebrates Its UNESCO Status

2018 is the year of Troy in Turkey and excitement is growing as the western province of Canakkale where the historic city is located, plans a series …

Spain Overtakes America as Second Most Popular Tourist Destination

Despite a series of terrorist attacks and political uncertainty in its Catalonia region, Spain broke international visitor records and kept its …

Best Places to Live in Turkey for Expats

Turkey has much to offer all foreigners looking to live in the country permanently. An overhaul of lifestyle trends in the last 15 years means it can …

Mobile Phone Operators in Turkey and How to Register Your Phone

With 80 million potential customers from the Turkish population, it is no surprise that mobile phone operators in Turkey are part of a lucrative …

The Best Luxury Ski Resorts in France

Hubert De Givenchy famously said: “luxury is in each detail” and this certainly applies to luxury ski resorts in France catering to every need and …

Living in Turkey: Will The Language Barrier Be a Problem?

As Turkey becomes one of the top destinations in the world for expat living, potential real estate buyers often ask us about the Turkish language. …

Language Learning

Living or Travelling as a Solo Foreign Woman in Turkey

<i>In the past year, across the world, much emphasis has been placed on safety for women when they travel or live abroad. Mainly arising from a few</i> …

​Turkey’s 9 best beaches: a beach-bum’s guide to Turkey

Turkey has a 7,200 kilometres of coastline, this is a staggering 4,500 miles of sea shore. Turkey's <i>Mediterranean coast</i>, to the south of the country, …

Turkey's most dangerous animals

Prospective buyers often ask us about dangerous animals in Turkey. Here, we give you the rundown on the various animals you may encounter while …

11 weird destinations you’ve never heard of Turkey

Everyone knows about the Blue Mosque and the even bluer Mediterranean sea. But we guarantee you won’t have heard of more than two or three of these …

Archaeology