1. suzyq

    İzmir to Thessaloniki Ferry 2017

    Turkey and Greece are working on a new ferry line between Thessaloniki and İzmir which is expected to set sail in early 2017, drawing the countries closer together in the process. Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris, who has been enthusiastic in encouraging Turks to visit his city, was in...
  2. suzyq

    Alleged killer of Russian jet pilot detained in İzmir

    Alparslan Çelik, the alleged killer of Oleg Peshkov, the pilot of the Russian jet downed by Turkey on Nov. 24, 2015, according to Moscow, was detained in the Aegean province of İzmir on March 30. Çelik, who came to İzmir a short while ago with his friends whom he fought beside in Syria along...
  3. suzyq

    Syrian children employed to produce fake life jackets in İzmir factory

    Turkish police have seized over 1,200 unsafe life jackets destined for use by migrants trying to reach Greece by sea, in a raid on an underground workshop that used Syrian underage labor on Jan. 6. The authorities seized 1,263 life jackets that failed to correspond to safety standards in the...
  4. MiddleEarth

    Trying to find the d***** place in İzmir

    I recently took a Pamukkale bus from Kaş to Izmir to submit the paperwork to renew my American passport at the American Consulate. The cross-country buses serve tea, coffee, soft drinks, snacks and cheese sandwiches enroute.There are about nine short stops and one long stop along the way so I...
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    face book group -İzmir English speakers

    As a long time dweller in İzmir i have come to the conclusion that i know so few 'English' speakers in the city so i thought i would start a facebook group with a view to getting together for social events. İt will be a mixed group with lots of Turks who speak English and us yabanci. İt will be...
  6. Lez Zetli

    Refugee boat sinks near İzmir, 61 dead

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    Car in İzmir dock but no way to release it.

    İ am up a gumtree without a paddle! İ have ferried my English sports car (1967 RHD) to İzmir port with the assurance from agents that it would be ok and now the barriers are up. Apparently İzmir is notorious and all my advice has come from istanbul agents where the car would sail through.(the...
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    Could Urla be considered the Fethiye of İzmir?

    Hi, I currently live in Fethiye with my husband and our 2 children. I love Fethiye but my husband grew up in Istanbul and yearns to return to city life. The children are approaching lise age and we know that Izmir has much more to offer. A solution would appear to be somewhere on the outskirts...
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    List of xmas fairs and events İzmir

    Here are few other events on in İzmir for the Festive period. Anglican Church ( close to British Consul) Dec 3rd 10am to 3pm annual christmas kermesse 18th December christmas concert 6.30pm 10th Dec MEF internationl School christmas kermesse 10th Dec İtalian cultural centre kermesse :Flower:
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    İzmir people's plans for xmas

    Being out on a limb here without any sign of xmas being celebrated during dec in my locality i was wondering if we could formulate some get together for those of us in and around izmir for 25th December 2010!-its a saturday night so at least we get to sleep in the next day! Greg
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    Thomas cook from İzmir --the red eye

    i am taking a flight in the early hours of tomorrow morning with TC and was looking for an info line in turkey that can alert me to any delay--last time i took this flight it was 3 hours delayed and thats no joke at Adenes's food prices with a family!!
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    AssistCar Rental İstanbul,İzmir,Kuşadası,Kayseri

    Hi Everbody, We are one of a leading car hire company since 2000 with ISO9001-2000 international quality sertificate in Turkey.Our major offices are in İstanbul,İzmir,Kuşadası and Kayseri.
  13. ceemac

    İzmir cuisine looking to make a comeback

    A group of entrepreneurs in the Aegean province of İzmir is trying to breathe new life into the region’s rich food culture. Here C
  14. VWBug

    Looking for best car rental from İzmir Airport

    Hi all. I did search on this subject but couldnt find the answer. I am sure this subject was covered on this forum. Just looking for the best car rental company ınfo with good rates from Izmir airport or in Didim. Thanks in advance.
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    İzmir strong contender to host Expo 2015

    TDN International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) General Secretary Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales said İzmir had everything necessary to host Expo 2015, noting that the city was a strong contender among the candidates. BIE is responsible for hosting the event. Loscertales said it was wise of Turkey...
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