1. Camden

    Early Turkish Election Announced

    Turkey's President Erdogan announces early elections June 24 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday that the country will hold snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, more than a year earlier than they were due to take place. The polls will be the first...
  2. M

    do I have enough to enjoy my early semi retirement?

    Hi All. Have been going to calis for around 12 years now with my wife and feel now maybe the time to make the move semi/permanent. Just after a little advice from people that live in turkey really. We've got about 100k in the bank after the sale of out house. Will be returning to England...
  3. yalimart

    Early Webcam

    As most will be aware most of the modern world was invented in and around Manchester, I hadnt realised we had also invented the early versions of web cams until now. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0QkJNqYpFM Martin
  4. suzyq

    Early Election As Talks Fail

    The talks for a coalition government between the ruling and main opposition parties have failed, as widely expected, following a final meeting on Thursday. “An early election has emerged as the only possibility,” Ahmet Davutoğlu, leader of the interim Justice and Development Party (AK Party)...
  5. G

    Early start

    Well we will be jetting over to Altinkum at 4a.m.... Whilst we are looking forward to it we also have mixed feelings as we will be trying to sell our apartment this time whilst we are there so we will have to make the most of it. Have had some fab times there so feel a bit sad really.
  6. bickern

    Cash rewards for marrying early in Turkey

    Turkey offers cash rewards for marrying early. The latest promises of financial incentives by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu aim at getting young people to marry before graduating from university and produce at least three offspring. The...
  7. immac

    Swifts Early?

    Strong winds from the south have brought Swifts (Swallows?) in large numbers this morning. Earlier than previous years, I think. Ian PS an hour later, all gone! Obviously continuing their journey north - high altitude strong winds.
  8. suzyq

    Early rate cut scenario sends lira to all-time low

    The Turkish lira weakened to as low as 2.4188 against the US dollar, an all-time low, on Thursday due to expectations that the Central Bank will cut interest rates at an extraordinary Monetary Policy Committee (PPK) meeting to be held as early as next week. The lira fell for the fifth day in a...
  9. T

    Lara Beach in early March ?

    Hi, Please forgive me if I have posted this in the wrong place. My wife and I have been to various parts of Turkey every year for the past 12 years but always in the summer. Yesterday she came in from Thomas Cook with the chance to go to the Royal Wings Hotel, Lara Beach, flying out on 3rd...
  10. paddington bear

    Its started early this year

    I was walking up the road this morning on my way to Migros when walking down towards me carrying Migros carrier bags was this sight. He was dressed normally but her, my god. She must have weighed at least 20 stone and was dressed in a large pair of shorts, bikini top and by the size of her...
  11. Sunny Seasider

    Have you ever left somewhere/someone early and regretted it

    Have you ever left somewhere/someone early and regretted it? Having just listened to a debate re the Man City game yesterday, whereby fans thought it was all over, left the ground early and now regret it as the celebrations flowed, their team having won in those final minutes. :smile: It got...
  12. northpole

    Growing Early Potatoes

    lt’s almost that time of year to get the garden ready for homegrown fruit and vegetables.And one of the favourite vegetables to grow is the spud.A lovely wholesome vegetable with many varieties on how to create dishes.And to think it was all achieved by the tender nurturing from the hands of the...
  13. V

    Early Christmas Shop

    With only 11 months to go to Christmas Day it was lovely yesterday to browse around the rather upmarket Mudo Concept store in Marmaris listening to the heartwarming sound of....Hark The Herald Angels Sing! Accepting the fact that they were selling off some old Christmas stock it did play around...
  14. ted j

    Finished early Friday dinner

    So we got there early got stuck in putting in the bollards Kept our heads down, knowing this was the last job of the day, and once we'd done, the rest of the weekend was ours , all we had to do was drop the van back at the yard and that's it
  15. suzyq

    Early renewal of RP

    Don't know if this has been asked, if it has apologies as I must have missed it. Can anyone tell me if it's possible to renew an RP before it's expiry date please like you can do with a passport. If the answer is yes can anyone tell me how many days/weeks would be allowed before it expires.
  16. tinkycarol

    Selcuk & Efes festival in early September?

    Hi, I recently read in a guidebook that there is a Selcuk & Efes/Ephesus festival the first week of September? Does anyone know anything about this as I would be very interested in making a trip if that is the case. Any web addresses etc would be useful. It also said camel wrestling for the...
  17. bickern

    Turkey hopes for Cyprus referendum in early 2012

    Turkey hopes terms for the reunification of Cyprus can be agreed by the end of the year so that a referendum can take place in early 2012. "We hope to find a solution to the Cyprus problem by the end of the year, and hold a referendum in the early months of next year so that Cyprus can...
  18. C

    early booker

    found this advert; stay 7 days and pay only for 5, beachfront apartment in Bitez. maybe someone might be interested in it; looks nice sofar! Bodrum Villa Rental | Bodrum Holiday Rentals
  19. L

    Weather at night in Turgetreis early May

    Hello, My wife and I are having an early holiday in Turgetries the first week in May. We have never been so early in the year and we were wondering if the evenings are cold and what clothes we should pack for the nights. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks, Len and Julie
  20. S

    Early Payment of Council Tax?

    I believe that the 2011/12 council tax in Turkey is due for payment from May. Does anyone know whether this can be paid early. The reason I ask is that we are going out to Turkey on the 15th April for a week and it would be good if it could be paid at that time rather than at the end of June...
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