444 51 56

Insider Club Blog

What is Turkish Bath: Hammam, Rituals and Benefits

What is Turkish Bath: Hammam, Rituals and Benefits

The tradition of the Turkish bath extends far back, to a time before Turks had reached Anatolia. When the Turks arrived in Anatolia, they brought with them one bathing tradition, and were confronted with another, that of Romans and Byzantines, with certain local variants. The traditions merged, and with the addition of the Moslem concern for cleanliness and its concomitant respect for the uses of water, there arose an entirely new concept, that of the Turkish Bath. In time it became an institution, with its system of ineradicable customs.

For the Turkish bath was...

Read more


Dental treatment and dental implants in Turkey

Dental treatment and dental implants in Turkey

In recent years, Turkey has been among the first on the list of countries that come up with the term "health tourism". Last but not least, this also applies to dental treatment in Turkey. A large part of the clinics in Turkey are experts in many areas of medicine and have a good technical level and highly qualified staff. Many people from all over the world choose Turkey to find a solution to their health problems. In addition to the low price, dental treatment and dental implants in Turkey are in...

Read more


About Leather & Turkey Leather Shopping

About Leather & Turkey Leather Shopping

Leather is a natural, soft, durable and indissoluble material. Pores on leather help the air and water circulation and thus it can “breathe” by absorbing moisture and then discharging it. Leather is also flexible to a certain degree.

Leather consists of 50.2% carbon, 25.4% oxygen, 17.8% nitrogen, 4.6% hydrogen and 2% sulfur. Leather is a very healthy material owing to its ability to “breathe”. It doesn’t wear out or get torn easily. It can adopt the shape of the body thanks to its flexible nature and prevents sweating thanks to its porous structure. It never goes...

Read more


Buying Turkish carpets: how to get the perfect rug

Buying Turkish carpets: how to get the perfect rug

If you’re reading this, chances are you have an eye on a Turkish carpet. However, the process of buying them is no easy task. But don’t worry. Following our easy steps will help you get precisely the unique item you’re seeking.

Step 1: Commit to handmade

For centuries, carpets have been created as valuable pieces of decoration for the homes of the nomadic Turks. There are two main types. First, there is a kilim (a flat-woven carpet), the oldest of which is thought to have emerged in Çatalhöyük in 7000 BC, located in the...

Read more


Where and How You Can Buy Jewelry in Turkey

Where and How You Can Buy Jewelry in Turkey ?

In this blog, we mentioned Turkish jewelry and where you can buy them in Turkey.

Turkish Jewelry

Turkish Jewelry is one of the styles at Jewelry World. This style is legitimately called “Turkish Jewelry”. In this substance, we will educate you about history, culture and all insights regarding Turkish Jewelry. 

The Turkish Jewelry word implies gems that are made in Turkey by Turkish Jewelry Masters with great adornments planning techniques. Because of the size of the market and focus of adornments world in Istanbul Grand Bazaar, you can likewise discover production line made gems...

Read more


Buying glasses in Turkey, a good idea

Buying glasses in Turkey, a good idea ?

A chic, fashionable pair of glasses for the price of a dinner - this is not an unfair temptation or a bargain trap. In Turkey you can really save money when you buy glasses. We tell you where most opticians are and what you need to consider when buying glasses.

Modern glasses at a great price

First of all about the price, the statement made at the beginning is not fictional. We recently paid more for a couple meal at home than we did for glasses in Turkey and we weren't in a fancy restaurant....

Read more


Are you crazy? Are you getting a tattoo in Turkey

Are you crazy? Are you getting a tattoo in Turkey?

"Are you crazy? Are you getting a tattoo in Turkey? Are you sure that's a good idea? Do the tattoo artists even know what hygiene is? I've heard that they often use toxic colors. And anyway: You should think about a tattoo like that, it shouldn't be a holiday souvenir!"

The reactions to your tattoo plans can often turn out to be something similar. And you can even understand them, at least in part: Usually, you don't think it's a particularly clever idea to let a few asterisks be stuck on...

Read more


Big Sale today, all for free-Shopping in Turkey

Big Sale today, all for free-Shopping in Turkey

Clothing and souvenirs are among the best-selling souvenirs from Turkey. You too want to buy something, but don't know how and where.

Spontaneously make your way to the shopping mile, where the shops line up side by side. Countless retailers offer everything from underwear to shoes to sweaters. Accessories such as handbags, purses or backpacks can also be found in abundance. The selection is huge.

If you intend to go for a quiet window shopping in the shopping street, then you are wrong. Because in front of every shop there is a seller who will...

Read more


Are you looking for a good restaurant in Turkey?

Are you looking for a good restaurant in Turkey?

Are you traveling in a foreign country as a tourist and also want to eat the dishes that the locals also eat?

Basic requirements of every tourist are cleanliness, tasty cuisine, friendly service and reasonable price.

But where and how can you find these restaurants that meet your requirements?

That is the crucial question. Anyone who goes on their own search knows how difficult it can sometimes be to find the right restaurant.

The most frequently used method is to search for the nearest and most recommended restaurant with the desired cuisine using a smartphone in...

Read more


Is it worth buying a house in Turkey ?

Is it worth buying a house in Turkey?

And if yes, why?

In the past 15 years, the Turkish real estate market has developed enormously, in which foreign buyers have also played and continue to play a significant role.

We have listed below why the interest of many foreign buyers in real estate in Turkey has increased.

10 good reasons to buy real estate in Turkey

1. Strong economy and affordable real estate prices:

Did you know that buying a property in London is almost eight times more expensive than in Istanbul? The farther you are from Turkey's most vibrant cosmopolitan city, the cheaper the prices...

Read more


Finally being allowed to smoke everywhere like a Turk

Finally being allowed to smoke everywhere like a Turk

I derived this headline from the Italian saying "Smoking like a Turk" that dates back to the 17th century.

From a time when the Ottoman Empire was ruled by Sultan Murad IV. Sultan Murad IV was a ruler who strictly prohibited smoking and drinking coffee. He considered them dangerous drugs and outlawed their use under penalty of death. He was a much hated ruler.

When he died, smoking and coffee were resumed in large numbers by the population.

News of this spread throughout the Italian peninsula, which at the time had intense exchanges and trade...

Read more


The Best Shopping Malls, Bazaars, Markets & Streets in Istanbul

Shopping and Eating in Istanbul: The Best Shopping Malls, Bazaars, Markets & Streets in Istanbul

As of today, Turkey has been considered a shopper's paradise for centuries. Even though the form of shopping facilities and shopping opportunities has changed outwardly nowadays, it has not lost any of its splendor and importance.

Shopping in Istanbul:

Malls in Istanbul are the most popular shopping alternatives and the best meeting places and entertainment areas for both domestic and foreign visitors.

Istanbul is home to more than 200 modern shopping malls, some of which are really huge and some are even among the best malls in the world.

So,...

Read more


How to find the best street food restaurants in Istanbul and Antalya?

Are you looking for the best street food restaurants in Istanbul or Antalya?

Are you traveling in a foreign country and want to eat the street food that the locals eat?

It goes without saying that the basic requirements of everyone are cleanliness, tasty cuisine, friendly service and reasonable prices. But where and how do I find these street food restaurants that meet your requirements?

That is the crucial question. Anyone who goes on their own search knows how difficult it can sometimes be to find the right fast food restaurant.

The most common method is to use your smartphone to search the search...

Read more


How to buy a property in Turkey

How to buy a property in Turkey and tips on buying a house in Turkey 

In order to facilitate the purchase of Turkish real estate by foreigners, in May 2012, amendments were made to the land law (number 2644, article 35), according to which, Turkey abolished the so-called "principle of reciprocity", according to which only citizens of those countries that could buy local property could provide similar opportunities to the Turks. Restrictions have been lifted for citizens of 129 countries, and now citizens of 183 countries around the world can purchase property in Turkey.

Foreigner can purchase real estate in Turkey and...

Read more


...

Read more