What do Currency Fluctuations Mean to Investors in Turkey?

What do Currency Fluctuations Mean to Investors in Turkey?

With  recent exchange rates at 4.6 TL to one Euro, the USD at 3.9 TL, and Sterling at 5.2 TL according to www.xe.com, international buying power is at a record high for Turkish goods.  The decline of the Turkish Lira against major global currencies over recent years has prompted many potential investors to ask Luxury […]

Buying an Automobile as an Expat in Turkey

Buying an Automobile as an Expat in Turkey

Luxury Property Turkey received great feedback from its recent November 2017 blog entry titled ‘’Which Automobile to Buy as an Expat in Turkey”. The posting also brought up many questions that were asked about owning a vehicle in Turkey.  Luxury Property Turkey staff assembled our recent clients’ questions regarding privately owned vehicles in Turkey. Disclaimer:  Please […]

Which Automobile to Buy as an Ex-Pat in Turkey?

Which Automobile to Buy as an Ex-Pat in Turkey?

You’ve made the plunge and invested in your dream home in Turkey.  You’re over the moon with decorating your house and getting to know your neighbors and new surroundings.  You’ve learned how to be picked up from the airport, or are using the excellent public transportation options when travelling within the country.  But, it’s time […]

Marriot Hotel’s Edition Brand to Launch New 2018 Hotel in Bodrum

Marriot Hotel’s Edition Brand to Launch New 2018 Hotel in Bodrum

Marriot Hotel’s Edition brand in conjunction with boutique hotel creator Ian Schrager is planning to launch luxury hotel on the western end of the Bodrum Peninsula, just 3 miles from Palmarina in Yalikavak. The hotel will feature 99 guest rooms, suites and villas all with views of the Aegean Sea — some with private pools, balconies and gardens.  […]

Legendary Restaurateur’s Bodrum Brewery Sails to Success

Legendary Restaurateur’s Bodrum Brewery Sails to Success

Nephew and partner of the iconic Bodrum restaurant Sunger Pizza, Mustafa Yavas has entered his third year of producing Pablo Beer, brewed in the Bodrum neighborhood of Konacik. When asked what inspired him to launch a business in which promotion and advertising is strictly forbidden, Mustafa Yavas replied, ”Craft beer culture is relatively new in […]

One Belt, One Road.  China and Hong Kong Commit to Major Tourism City in Turkey

One Belt, One Road. China and Hong Kong Commit to Major Tourism City in Turkey

Photo from Hurriyet Daily News Seeking to re-activate the ancient Sino-Turkic Silk Road trade route,  China has signed and declared intent to invest  into 12 million square meters of land in the vicinity of the Dörttepe district, just 15 minutes from the Bodrum-Milas (BJV) international airport.  The deal will include the building of a min-city […]

Vinbodrum – Turkey’s Emerging Wine Industry

Vinbodrum – Turkey’s Emerging Wine Industry

The Yürüt family-run enterprise Vinbodrum began its epic home-made wine journey over 20 years ago, borrowing on the traditions of ancient Hittite cultures, which first harvested grapes in Anatolia for wine production over two millennium ago. The Vinbodrum family are passionate about their wine, and produce small scale, boutique wines without any automation. They have […]

Golden Age DJ David Hamilton Grooves in Kalkan

Golden Age DJ David Hamilton Grooves in Kalkan

Continuing with celebrity sightings along the Meditteranean and Aegan coasts of Turkey, also enjoying long, lazy days in Kalkan is golden-Age BBC DJ David Hamilton, who owns a stunning villa close to the 7; kilometer long, sandy, white dunes along Patara Beach. Hamilton has hosted more than 12,000 radio shows and 1,000 TV programmes during his […]