Turkey is a paradice of sun, ocean, mountains and seas. It offers alternatives to the routine and stress of daily life. From April to October the climate in most parts of Turkey is mild enough for beach holiday or enjoying the calmly atmosphere of the mountains and seas.
Turkey with its glorious history is a important historical place in Asia with a lot of ruins out of 12 civilizations. Also if you stay only for a few weeks, you will see more than 20 centuries history. Get to know the hospitality of the turkish people in their own country. Get surprised of the culture and the wonderful climate of the country...
Turkey is a large country with oblong size. The only country which is surrounded from four oceans the Middle sea, the Aegean sea, the Black sea and the Marmara sea, the smallest ocean of the world and very rich in fish. Turkish people name it “ Sweat Ocean”.
It is a country, which charms with his natural beauty from the rough mountainside to the waving steppe, from the moon landscape of Kappadokia to the clear oceans, from the beach with sand and pebbles to the ruins of antic temple and remnents of history.
Turkish people are hospitable and helpful. In the big cities they live in a hurry, but in interior they live like century old tradition and rules of nomads and boors show it. Turkey is a paradise of olives, wine, citrus fruits and vegetables. It is third place in world in producing wine. It is the country of Kashmir-wool, cotton and linen.
The Turkish Cuisine
The turkish cuisine is place 3 in the world behind France and China. It taste very good and is based on old traditions. In older times it should make the Sultan happy. Also the old Roman had turkish cookers in their kitchen. Beside this turkish cuisine is very healthy. You will enjoy the various dinners of turkish cuisine.
A rich choice of soups, hors d`ouvres, vegetables, meat dishes, flour dishes and last but not least the wonderful sweats and the delicious fruits. The freshness of the ingredients and the special choice of several vegetables and herbs are the secret of turkish cuisine. Turkish people begin their meal normally with a choice of hors d´ouvres with olive oil. Pancake bread fits very good to this. You should try it.
To complete the meal you take mostly afterwards a cup of turkish mocca. The good name of turkish cuisine is also based on the good tasted fruits and vegetables. In the land of sun everything grows under normal circumstances. Because of that it tastes very delicious. Don´t loose this experience.
The Turkish Bath
Because of the rigorous rules of hygiene in Turkey are public bathes (HAMAM) already till middle age situated. Men and women are normally using different bathes. In the from open cabins surrounded bathroom you find in the middle the “Göbektasi”.
On this pedestal you lay down with a “Pestemal” around your loins to sweat and afterwards you let yourself clear off from old skin by a “Tellak” (for men customers) oder a “Natir” (for women customers) and get a massage.
This procedure is not only a cleaning. It also supports the blood circulation. After a whole bath procedure you feel like newborn, because the skin pore are opened and can breath. Really recommendable! (province Balikesir). Suitable for bath and drink cures. Medical indication: dermatological and urine troubles, rheumatism and tiredness. (78°-82° C).
Why Investment In Turkey
Particularly in the last few years, Turkey has become a very attractive investment and holiday resort. Some of the reasons are, the wonderful climate, hospitality, natural beauties and not to forget very reasonable prices. Many foreigners have already bought properties in Turkey and all of them have one common aim – to make a sound investment which will yield a good profit in the future.
Some investors use their property as a summer home, some all the year around and many people often choose to enjoy their retirement in the Sun.
Property in Turkey is an investment for the future. Look at other Mediterranean countries such as Spain and Greece.
Here the prices in the last 15 years have increased ten fold. The same pattern appears to be happening in Turkey as the prices have increased a great deal in the last two years. Furthermore, following Turkey’s membership of the EU, prices are sure to increase dramatically.