A shopaholic’s guide to shopping in Istanbul

For a shopaholic moving to Turkey and leaving shopping hubs like Bond Street and Westfield behind can be a nightmare but fear not. When it comes to shopping, Istanbul certainly knows how to hold its own. Remember Istanbul is the city where East meets West and a party centre that manages to be both lavishly … Continue reading

Istanbul to host 7th Japanese Films Festival in March

The Seventh Japanese Films Festival will take place in Istanbul from March 3 to 6; the festival will showcase 14 films at the Culture Center in Levent district under three categories. Officials in charge of the festival say residents in Istanbul will be able to watch the films with Turkish subtitle for free so there … Continue reading

Check out the European jazz festival at İzmir

Jazz is coming to İzmir so if you are a jazz lover living in the area, this is the time to indulge. The 18th İzmir European Jazz Festival organized by the İzmir Foundation for Culture and Arts or İKSEV will take place from March 2 to 16. This year’s festival will host one-week open jazz … Continue reading

Top 10 Clubs and Bars in Bodrum

  Official figures out yesterday shows a lot of Brits have recently become Bodrum property owners so we’ve been scouring review sites to put together the top ten pubs, clubs and bars in Bodrum so recent Expats who have moved to Bodrum don’t get bored. Demeter:  this pub has great reviews, Expats who have been … Continue reading

Enjoy Choir music in Fethiye this weekend

Weekend’s here again so for Expats with nothing special planned should check out the Antalya State Chamber Choir at Fethiye’s Cultural Centre, I hear the Choir is quite good. The event takes place tomorrow 19 February and has excerpts from operas with the odd modern in addition to the choir singing. If you have just … Continue reading