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Month: April 2018

What are the 6 Best Things about living in Turkey?

What are the 6 Best Things about living in Turkey?

Ever thought about living in Turkey? Here are 6 reasons to make the move: Living Costs everyday living costs are cheaper than the UK and most other European countries. The exchange rate is currently 5 Turkish Lira to 1 Euro and 5.5 Turkish lira to the pound. You can check current exchange rates here xe.com . The Weather The climate is one of the main reasons we moved to Turkey. With an average of 272 sunny days per year, it…

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The Lycian Way

The Lycian Way

The Lycian Way – 6 reasons to hike on this great route The Lycian Way is a 540 km hiking route in Southern Turkey. It is widely regarded as one of the best hiking routes in the world. Most people walk the route west to east. Starting from Fethiye or Ovacik and finishing near Antalya. The closest airports are Dalaman in the west and Antalya in the east. The walking is a moderate difficulty, there are many ascents and descents…

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Typical Mediterranean Diet

Typical Mediterranean Diet

Here in Turkey, we enjoy a typical Mediterranean diet First of all, let us explore what is a Typical Mediterranean Diet? Well, the answer varies between countries such as Spain, Italy and Turkey and also regions within these countries. There are however ingredients common to each that enjoys a Mediterranean Diet: Seasonal fresh vegetables Seasonal fresh fruit A wide variety of beans, pulses & whole grains High amounts of fish & low amounts of red meat High amounts of olive…

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