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Since 2005 

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Kuyucak Village: The land of lavender in Türkiye

The production of essential oil from lavender is a significant source of revenue in Türkiye, where lavender gardens boast lively purple colours, creating a distinctive opportunity in eco-tourism. For around 50 years, lavender production has been available in the Kuyucak Village of the Keçiborlu district of Isparta province, making up more than half of lavender […]

Türkiye sets course for environmentally conscious tourism

In response to the global shift towards environmentally sustainable tourism practices, the Culture and Tourism Ministry is taking decisive steps to enact climate-friendly tourism development legislation. According to an article in Hürriyet Daily News, as part of the 2024-2028 strategic plan, initiatives are underway to bolster cultural richness and tourism while addressing the issue of climate change. […]

Shopping in Türkiye

Even if you’re not a shopper by nature, the varied and unusual selection of gifts found in Türkiye’s bazaars and markets will easily tempt you. Nothing can compare with Istanbul’s bustling bazaars, markets, shops and stalls however, in contrast, rural markets have an unhurried feel and can be the best places to find unique product […]

Türkiye’s water crisis

Alarming meteorological imbalances topped with decades of poor water management are pushing Türkiye to the brink of an avoidable water crisis. Levent Kurnaz, a climate expert at Bogazici University, says mitigating climate change is no longer sufficient. We must also adapt. Unfortunately, Türkiye only recently began taking environmental concerns seriously. For instance, the country ratified the […]

Vartur Real Estate: Avoid Penalties: Register Your Mobile Phone in Turkey

So, let’s get started and learn how to register your mobile phone in Turkey (Türkiye). In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about mobile phone registration in Turkey. We’ll explain why it’s important to register your mobile phone, who needs to register, and what documents are required. We’ll also provide a step-by-step […]

Discover Turkey: hiking the ways and trails

“The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot.” – Werner Herzog Turkey (or Türkiye) is a mountainous country with beautiful scenery and large areas of unspoiled countryside, which are wonderful natural preserves for the extraordinary variety of wildlife, flora and fauna. The mountainous nature of the country has had a strong influence on […]

Preventing forest fires in Muğla

It is undeniable that the weather plays an important role in how much you enjoy your holiday. While most people are searching for the sun, however, news coverage of extreme weather conditions and wildfires has made us more aware of the consequences of extreme heat, such as intense rainfall, flooding or wildfires. Southern Türkiye has […]

Vartur Real Estate: Tenant and Landlord Rights in Türkiye

Türkiye’s rental market has been booming in recent years as more and more individuals and families choose this housing option for its many advantages over buying. To maintain a fair and mutually beneficial rental relationship, tenants and landlords in Türkiye must know their legal protections and obligations under Turkish law. So that readers can make […]