A Country Of The Future That Is Booming Right Now The real estate market in Turkey wasn't hit as hard...Read more
Despite recent unrest, nearly 40 million people continue to trek into Turkey annually. In 2015, 39.5 million tourists visited major cities and historic sites throughout Turkey—making it the sixth most visited place in the world. Putting it in perspective, Turkey comes in just behind Italy, which placed fifth on the census and ahead of countries like Germany (seventh) and the U.K. (eighth place).
Turkish authorities have been attempting to tighten security and develop tourism-related infrastructure to ensure safety and maintain growth in tourism numbers.
Instanbul’s Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, and the Blue Mosque are considered must-see attractions, this city alone welcomes nearly 12 million visitors each year. Gaziantep Cuisine, which comes from the southeastern Turkish province of the same name, was just included into the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.
After months of lockdown-induced restlessness and pandemic-related stress, it's only natural that many of us are dreaming about getting back out in the world. The U.S. State Department lifted its "Level 4: Do Not Travel" advisory on Aug. 6 (after over four months of being in place), so, officially, Americans are allowed to travel right now. The questions now are... where is it safe to visit... and which countries are currently accepting U.S. travelers? To take a bit of the...Read more