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At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Turkey has a strategic position between the Eastern and Western world. The economy of the country appears as dynamic, with a developing tertiary sector. Expatriates can then find job opportunities here.

Turkey is renowned for the kindness of its population who is welcoming towards foreigners coming to settle in the country to work and live.

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Starting your own business is always an intense experience. On the one hand, there is the excitement of seeing your project come alive, along with the expectation of financial gain; on the other hand are the somewhat burdensome administrative requirements. Turkey is no exception and you will have you go through a number of bureaucratic procedures, but the country’s significant business opportunities definitely make it worth the effort.

A mix of Middle Eastern mysticism and European tradition, Turkey is a well-established tourist hotspot. Offering its visitors a glance back into history framed with picturesque mountaintops and Mediterranean beaches, it is a great place for vacation. But what is it like for work?

Pets, and cats in particular, are fondly loved by most Turkish people, who prove incredibly caring to street animals. In large cities, you will find veterinary clinics and pet food or toys retailers at every corner. Accordingly, taking care or your furry or feathery friends will not be much of a challenge once you are settled.

Traditions dating back to the Ottoman era still permeate Turkey, combining with modern influences to form a unique blend. Affinity with Turkish culture is the driver prompting many expats to relocate to the country in the first place. If you are not familiar yet with Turkish lifestyle, great surprises are waiting for you, and Turkish people’s generosity and warmth will definitely contribute to make you want to stay.

Characterised by a very child-friendly culture, Turkey offers ample amenities and services designed to cater to the educational, health and leisure needs of your children.

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Expat Women in Turkey

2 months ago

Expat Women in Turkey is a place where through the interviews expat women share about their life in Turkey. It is a place where you can find comfort or some great pieces of advice about how to overcome some obstacles that come on your way in your new country. Also it is a place where I share my personal expat experience and ty to connect women in many cities in Turkey, so they can make new friends and never feel lonely here. Read more about it on the website. There is also a contact number where you can send whatsapp message, so you can be added to Whatsapp groups.

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Growing Up Two

9 months ago

Growinguptwo.com is a family travel and Turkey lifestyle blog written by Sam Ozer, an expat, and twin-mum that has lived on the coast in Turkey for more than 12 years. Enjoy the rants and ramblings about daily life and parenting in Turkey plus arm yourself with tips on where to go in Fethiye, what to do with the kids and how to live amongst the locals. A quirky take on expat life in a country where you expect the unexpected!

Sam Ozer | Growing Up Two
FunkTravels Podcast and Blog

last year

The FunkTravels Podcast is hosted by an American expat couple living in Turkey, Catie and Jason Funk. Together they believe in intentional dreaming for international living. The bi-weekly episodes document their journey from leaving the United States to becoming expats in Izmir, Turkey(30+ episodes!). Through this podcast and blog, they hope to help encourage other expats to live and travel in the country of their choosing. Our dream is Turkey!

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