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Uzumlu

ALL ABOUT MOREL MUSHROOMS & PROPERTY IN UZUMLU

Uzumlu is the perfect location for those that want a little peace and quiet yet still wish to be within a 25-minute drive of the amenities in Fethiye town and Calis beach. This charming village, nestled into a beautiful mountain valley, boasts some great restaurants, a post office, local shops, and even a wine house making it an excellent choice for property investors looking to escape the mainstream...

Where's best to buy a property in Fethiye?

Hisaronu, Ovacik or Calis: Where’s best to buy a property in Fethiye?

The Fethiye region of Turkey has attracted tourists and investors for decades, and buying a property here is a great decision. Although many villages make up the area, Hisaronu, Ovacik, and Calis traditionally get the most attention, and the vast majority of real estate listings are in these suburbs. It's hard to categorically say which resort is best for investment, as each has its own merits and easy...

FUN WAYS TO CELEBRATE NEW YEAR IN TURKEY

New Year's Eve in Turkey will be different this year, and most of us will be celebrating at home. 2020 will go down in history, and many of us will be toasting a welcome end to what has been an unprecedented year. Thankfully, we can stay connected to friends and family online, but it's still nice to have some fun with those around us. With that in mind, we thought we would share a few ways to celebrate New...

Christmas

INTERESTING CONNECTIONS BETWEEN TURKEY AND CHRISTMAS

Turkey is blessed with a vast and interesting history, and for a country that doesn't really celebrate Christmas, it boasts far more connections with this well-loved holiday than you may think. Here’s a little info for you about Christmas and Turkey. SANTA CAME FROM TURKEY, NOT THE NORTH POLE. Yes, Santa Claus came from Turkey. Most assume this jolly-old-man is fictional, that he came from the...

ATATURK MEMORIAL DAY (NOVEMBER 10th)

November 10th is Atatürk Memorial Day. Although it's not an official public holiday in Turkey, it is an important occasion and one of great significance to the country as it commemorates the passing of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first President of the Republic of Turkey. If you are in Turkey during this time, you will notice the national flags flying and hear sirens and tannoys prompting you to stop what...

republic day in Turkey

REPUBLIC DAY IN TURKEY (OCTOBER 29TH)

Republic Day in Turkey is October 29th, and it’s a big day of celebration commemorating the official creation of the Republic of Turkey in 1923. Republic Day is a Turkish national holiday, so all banks, government buildings and some businesses and schools will be shut. The Turkish flags will be raised, and there will be parades, concerts and celebrations across the country.  ABOUT REPUBLIC DAY IN...

5 REASONS TO RETIRE TO FETHIYE

There are many reasons to retire to Fethiye - a cheaper cost of living, a healthier lifestyle, and fabulous weather are just a few of the main lures. But what is the reality of spending your retirement in Turkey? Is upping-sticks and making a move over really a good idea? Here are a few points to consider. 5 REASONS TO RETIRE TO FETHIYE 1. THE FABULOUS WEATHER Dreary weather does get you down, and for...

Kurban Bayram

KURBAN BAYRAM IN TURKEY (FEAST OF SACRIFICE)

Kurban Bayram, also known as Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice, is a four-day Muslim celebration and one of two main national holidays in Turkey. It is a time for reflection and a time to spare a thought for the poor and be thankful for all you have. The occasion commemorates the time Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) was prepared to sacrifice his son as a sign of religious obedience but thankfully received a...

Must-visit places around Fethiye

MUST-VISIT PLACES AROUND FETHIYE

You could spend years travelling to all the exciting places in Turkey, the country is so diverse, with so much to offer, that you never tire from visiting. Turkey’s coast is filled with thriving summertime resorts, breathtaking bays and islands, but one coastal region that stands out from the rest is Fethiye. From Fethiye, you can visit Ölüdeniz and Turkey’s most photographed beach and lagoon. From...

Fethiye

WHY DID YOU MOVE TO FETHIYE?

Fethiye is far more than merely a holiday destination for the many ex-pats and foreigners that now call the region home. What is it about Fethiye that keeps tourists returning and prompts out-of-towners to buy property here? Why is Fethiye one of Turkey’s most well-loved locations? Meet Angel Homes, a building company and real estate agency in Hisaronu who employ an international team all now working...

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