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Largest city of Turkey, Istanbul attracts expatriates and foreign investors. The town is the main financial, commercial and industrial hub of the country, with adiversified economy. Automotive manufacturing as well as electronics can be good job leads for expats looking for career prospects.

Cultural center, Istanbul appears as an ideal destination for expatriates wishing to settle in Turkey.

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Where East meets West. A native New Yorker living in Istanbul, Turkey.

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last year

Hi! I'm Lisa. I'm a professionally trained opera singer, translator & urban wanderer since 1988. Having lived in Rome, Paris, Belgrade, New York & now Istanbul I consider myself a full-blown expat & therefore an expert in homesickness. Yes, that's right. As much as I love travelling and exploring the world, I've always found it difficult to maintain roots & feel myself at home. I started this blog & my Youtube channel in part as my work-in-progress to change that. See you around!

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