1. Tenpin

    News Turkey suspends free medical treatment for Syrians

    Turkey suspends free medical treatment for Syrians https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2021/09/turkey-suspends-free-medical-treatment-syrians Extract: New measures restrict the entry of Syrian patients to Turkey by canceling free treatment in its state hospitals and forcing them to pay the...
  2. Tenpin

    Info Motoring - Motorway Toll Roads in Turkey

    Courtesy of Doc Martin © Doc Martin 2017 Disclaimer: The information here is provided as a general guide. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information is up to date and accurate, information given here from the Turkish Government, DGMM, GOC, British Consulate & other official...
  3. Tenpin

    Info Motoring - Importing a Foreign Registered Vehicle to Turkey

    Courtesy of Doc Martin © Doc Martin 2017 Disclaimer: The information here is provided as a general guide. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information is up to date and accurate, information given here from the Turkish Government, DGMM, GOC, British Consulate & other official...
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    History of Turkish Tea

    Surprisingly, Turkish tea is comparatively young in contrast to the thousands of years of history. Some reports state that Turks sold and eaten tea only after 400 B.C., but tea was not common in Turkey until the 1900s. Between 1888 and 1892, Bursa made the very first attempt to cultivate tea...
  5. hayabusa

    Driving Car with Turkish Number Plates.

    Other than Rental Car, can a non-Turkish drive a car with Turkish number plates ?.... For example, If I borrow a neighbor's car and drive this in Turkey, is this allowed ?..........
  6. gam101

    Turkish - the language experience

    Greetings folks!:28: I'm sharing my experience here with Turkish, hoping that others can chime in & suggest perhaps what worked best for them in learning or "getting upto speed" on the language. We have noticed though that there are more locals speaking English than we encountered last year...
  7. Freedom 49

    Turkish State Pension for Ex-Pats.

    Yesterday saw me reach another milestone which I never thought about when I moved out here all those years ago. I visited the SGK place in Manavgat 3 months ago to check out the contributions that had been paid in since I took my Turkish Citizenship back in 2000 as I've worked full-time ever...
  8. immac

    Turkish Salaries

    I see a press report that The President has just had a pay rise taking his pay to 88,000TL. Is that per month, or per year? https://www.duvarenglish.com/politics/2020/10/21/erdogan-raises-salary-by-8-3-percent-days-after-urging-citizens-to-show-patience-in-face-of-financial-problems/ I am...
  9. Tenpin

    Man has had Turkish ID given to women his whole life

    A 48-year-old man has been found to have lived his whole life with an orange-colored Turkish ID, given only to women, when he was taken to hospital after getting injured in a fight in Istanbul’s Esenyurt district...
  10. immac

    Facebook Rejects Turkish Order

    Turkish government demanded that social media sites, like Facebook, set up offices in Turkey that will be accountable if the law is broken. The threat is that if they do not comply, their ability to operate in turkey will be throttled by denial of bandwidth. Today, Facebook has said it will not...
  11. E

    Do the turkish regard uk as friendly

    I forgot to post the link seen this about 2 weeks ago. There was a survey that asked if the uk was a friendly nation. The out come was only six percent, thought so.
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    Turkish Cookbooks

    Currently free for Amazon Kindle. Obviously check the price before buying as PRICES WILL CHANGE. Turkish and Lebanese: Delicious Turkish Recipes and Lebanese Recipes in One Amazing Mediterranean Cookbook (2nd Edition). LINK Here is a Preview of the Turkish and Lebanese Recipes You Will Learn...
  13. bickern

    Turkish kid accepted to school for gifted students

    A Turkish student has been accepted to the Edison Regional Gifted Center, a school for gifted students in the U.S., with a full scholarship, for the first time in history. In the school’s admissions exam, from which only 28 successful students were accepted, 3,500 students competed, while...
  14. bickern

    Turkish troops have invaded Greece

    Turkish troops have invaded Greece and occupied a small patch of land on their contested border. Around 35 soldiers marched on to a floodplain site on the east bank of the River Evros at Melissokomeio yesterday. Turkish soldiers and police special forces now have a solid presence within the...
  15. M

    Free resource for Turkish language learning

    I wanted to share about https://www.turkishtextbook.com, a free online resource that I created for Turkish language learners. It has explanations on pronunciation and grammar as well as a few cultural topics. The focus of the articles on TurkishTextbook.com is topics that don't get explained...
  16. M

    What part of Turkish is hardest for you?

    For those of you learning Turkish, what has been the hardest concept for you to learn? For me, the hardest thing was probably figuring out all the ways that the -mış ending gets used.
  17. M

    Car ownership with Turkish partner

    I understand that as a foreigner my Turkish partner would be unable to drive my m plate car. I also realise that if I were to buy a car and register it in his name the car would be legally his. Does anyone know if it’s possible to go to a notary and get some form of document or contract drawn...
  18. bickern

    Turkish Series, Movies, with English Subs

    The show is based on the history of the Muslim Oghuz Turks and takes place in the 13th century. It centres around the life of Ertuğrul, the father of Osman I, who was the founder of the Ottoman Empire. Resurrection Ertugrul Season 1 Episode 1 - YouTube You may need to turn subs on. There are...
  19. M

    Turkish residents stuck in the Uk

    Are you in the UK and want to get back to your Turkish home. Well there is a facebook group set up to fly back from the UK to Dalaman. They have the chance to book a plane(none commercial) to fly from Stansted to Dalaman on the 13th May. The flight is being managed by a reputable travel...
  20. I

    65 and over barred from Turkish bank

    Today is my 65 birthday, my husband and I live in Side, and today was our monthly bank day. Garanti bank sets the date for us, when we arrived today, security and the manager would not let us in. We were told to go back to the hotel (we told them we live here), have had an account with them...
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