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Tuba: tuba tuning problem, Meister Franz Kaiser, intonation
Meister Franz Kaiser, intonation, tuba: Hello, Bota! You re very welcome . . . sorry to hear about the pitch problem with your tuba. Yes, a good repair person can definitely make a longer main tuning slide for you which will lower the overall pitch of the horn. Just make sure you take it to an...

Tuba: Dating a Besson Brand Tuba, Besson, Boosey & Hawkes
Besson, Boosey & Hawkes: Good find! The serial number lists for Besson only go up to the early 50s. This is not unusual, because Besson was acquired by Boosey & Hawkes in 1948, and even though Besson was manufactured separately until 1969, the serial number runs started to use...

Tuba: sticky valves, tuba, sticky valve
tuba, sticky valve, cleaning: Hi, Sean. Sorry to hear about your sticky piston problem. I think there are several things you can try to remedy the situation. The simplest cause of the problem might be some type of particle in the valve casing. Try to make sure your teeth are brushed...

Tuba: tuba and euphonium, euphonium, different instruments
euphonium, different instruments, tuba: Hello there! I wonder when people try to label instruments like this. I could understand cross labeling Baritone/Euphonium, but a Euphonium and a Tuba are two different instruments. Basically, you need to sit down with the instrument in your lap. A...

Tuba: Another Besson tuba looking for a date, compensating, non-compensating
compensating, non-compensating, tuba: Hi, Bill! Glad you were able to find out more about your horn. Long story short on the compensating system. Valves are designed to be roughly in-tune when played alone. When valves are used in combination (1&3, 2&3, 1&2, etc.) the length is inadequate...

Tuba: tuba age/info, tuba, Besson
tuba, Besson, New Standard: Hi, Nick! Congratulations on your new tuba. The Besson Stratford was the student line of Besson horns from the 50s, 60s and 70s. The intermediate and pro line horns from this time frame were the Westminster and New Standard. It will be a fine horn for you...

Tuba: Tuba worth and history, harvey phillips, mr phillips
Tuba: Tuba worth and history, harvey phillips, mr phillips, tuning slide

Tuba: Tuba information, Conn 20J, Besson
Conn 20J, Besson, 4 valve: Hi, Howard! The 20J tubas are very nice, LARGE horns. The best information I have indicates that the 20J BBb s were made from 1934 until sometime in the early 1980s. Interestingly enough, prior to 1934, they made a model 20J that was a giant front-action...

Tuba: Tuba worth and history, 6 digits, instrument dealer
6 digits, instrument dealer, addition check: Bob, Let s start with the King tuba. Double check your serial number to see if it s 5 or 6 digits. If it truly is 5, then your serial # dates from 1905-1910. If it is 6, and 21871 are the first 5, then it dates from 1938-39. In addition, check to...

Tuba: tuba besson ser. number 329748, tuba, age
tuba, age, compensating system: Hi, George! I definitely think this is a 1966 Besson. At that point in time, they were making at least three levels of horn, ranging from student horns to top professional instruments. The compensating system is a nice addition, though, especially to three-valve...

Tuba: Besson Tuba, tuba, history
tuba, history, Besson: Hi, Howard! Congratulations on your Besson. Since 1837, Besson has been making some of the finest brass instruments in the world. Although Besson has had a somewhat tumultuous corporate history, they are still being made today, although today they are owned...

Tuba: 1920s martin sousaphone, tuba, sousaphone
tuba, sousaphone, Martin: Hi, Alex! Congratulations on your new Martin sousaphone. First off, let me congratulate you on purchasing your sousaphone for $50. Any American-made sousaphone in functional condition (i.e. valves all work properly, slides all pull, has all the necessary...

Tuba: COMMODORE #5 TUBA MOUTHPICE, tuba, mouthpiece
tuba, mouthpiece: Arthur, Unfortunately, I am totally unfamiliar with Commodore tuba mouthpieces. It is quite possibly a stencil brand made by another manufacturer. Could you send a picture? Perhaps I can help identify the origin of the mouthpiece if I could see the outer...

Tuba: Couesnon tuba, couesnon, tuba
couesnon, tuba, value: Hi, Marge! Thank you for attaching the picture . . . it really helps. OK, what you have is a three valve, non-compensating student tuba. I believe it is in BBb, but can t be sure without measuring it or playing it. There is a nice dent in the leadpipe,...

Tuba: Distin Tuba, tuba, cleaning
tuba, cleaning, valve guides: Hi again, Art! I love the dimensions of the horn pictured. If your horn shares the same large bows and branches, I believe it s predisposed to having a very nice tone indeed. As far as cases, I think you ll have to order a custom one, especially if we re...

Tuba: New Tuba with Sticky valves, tuba, valves
tuba, valves, sticking: Hi, Celia! Sorry to hear about your valves. Fortunately, I think the resolution is probably pretty simple. Even with new horns, the issue is usually cleaning. If the horn is new, sometimes rouge and other materials from construction remain in the horn after...

Tuba: TUBA MOUTHPIECE, tuba, mouthpiece
tuba, mouthpiece, design: Art, Thanks for sending the picture . . . It looks like a typical American or British design, but I am unable to determine the origin. It gets a bit complicated, because anyone with a metal lathe and an example to work from can make a mouthpiece; and the...

Tuba: Bach 1107, tuba, four valve
tuba, four valve, front action: Hi, Kathleen! First, let me say Thank You for supporting your son and his musical pursuit. Music is an activity for a lifetime, and practicing and playing an instrument can really change a young person s life for the better. Okay, back to the tuba. The...

Tuba: Yet another besson tuba serial number., Boosy & Hawkes, Besson
Boosy & Hawkes, Besson, tuba: Dustin, I believe your instrument was made in the 1930s, but as you know Boosey & Hawkes and Besson have had tumultuous corporate histories which sometimes make dating them difficult. The 50 Medals of Honor stamp does seem to indicate an earlier vintage....

Tuba: MARTIN SOUSAPHONE, Martin, Sousaphone
Martin, Sousaphone, jumbo: Hi, David! Martin made great sousaphones. The bell size and pitch of the horn are not necessarily related. Martin made two general lines of sousaphones: the standard and the jumbo. The one you mention is definitely not a jumbo. The sousa might be an Eb, but...

Tuba: Olds Tuba used, Olds, tuba
Olds, tuba, Elkhart: Hi, Todd! Great to hear that you re getting back into playing. The Olds tuba you re looking at appears to be an NO98 model tuba. This isn t exactly the same Olds that you would remember from the late 70 s and early 80 s. Those horns were built in California,...

Tuba: tuba Question, tuba, key
tuba, key, couesnon: Hi, Terry! Unfortunately, I m not very familiar with Couesnon tubas, but I will try. Unfortunately, I m not aware of anyone with a serial number list for Couesnon instruments, but if you are located in the U.S., I would bet that your horn came over before...

Tuba: value for sousaphone and baritone tuba, sousaphone, J.W. Pepper
sousaphone, J.W. Pepper, JW Pepper: Hi again, Ric! Contrary to popular belief, it was not Sousa who invented the sousaphone. J.W. Pepper, a Philadelphia instrument maker, built the first sousaphone for Sousa in 1893. Prior to that, tubas designed to be wrapped around the body were helicons....

Tuba: Martin Band Instrument Company Tuba, Martin Band Instruments, tuba
Martin Band Instruments, tuba, York: Hi, William! That s a nice horn you have there. The Martin family has gone through several iterations of businesses, briefly detailed here: http://themartinstory.net/version7/whatyou-company-info.php For sure, your instrument was made sometime after 1904,...

Tuba: old E-flat tuba, Leviathan, Besson & Co
Leviathan, Besson & Co, tuba: Hello, Sophie! For sure, without looking at it for a serial number, it was made after 1895. That s the year the London Besson s name was changed from F. Besson to Besson & Co . While, a serial number would be much more helpful in determining age. In addition,...

Tuba: Question on King Tuba, choosing new tuba, King
choosing new tuba, King, Kanstul: Hi, Ted! It s great to hear that you re coming back to the world of performing. You have a happy decision in front of you: choosing a new horn, and you also have a fair amount of funding to do it with. It seems that rarely in life to we have both! OK, what...

Tuba: Boosey & Hawkes Imperial Eb Tuba, Boosy & Hawkes, Imperial
Boosy & Hawkes, Imperial, Tuba: Hello, Lloyd! Based on the serial number you provided, it would appear that your Boosey %26 Hawkes Imperial Eb was made in 1978, so your estimate was just about on the money. Good luck with your sale - I m sure your horn will make someone very happy! Cheers,...

Tuba: Eb Helicon, helicon, history
helicon, history, sousaphone: Hi, Ray! The Grand Rapids Band Instrument Company made instruments in the early to mid 20th century. The instruments were manufactured on the premises of the York Band Instrument Company by the York craftsmen. Unfortunately, it appears that the Grand Rapids...

Tuba: mouth pieces, tuba, mouthpiece
tuba, mouthpiece, sousaphone: Hi, Jon! It s great to see a motivated young person. Buying your own mouthpiece is a VERY SMART thing to do. Long before I could afford to buy my first tuba, I did the same thing. First, lets start with some general advice. You probably will want a larger...

Tuba: replacement valves, euphonium, baritone
euphonium, baritone, valve: Hi, Sean, From your question, I m not sure whether the crack in the valve itself or the valve casing. In any event, what you ll definitely need to do is take your instrument to a qualified brass instrument repairperson. Attempting a any type of repair on...

Tuba: Tuning slide falls out, tuning slide, pitch
tuning slide, pitch, tuba: Hi, Stephen! Sorry to hear about your tuning slide issue. I have had the same problem on one of my tubas in the past. Yes, you could try to tether it, but that is probably not the ideal solution. Yes, you could add sousaphone tuning bits to lower the pitch,...

Tuba: York Tuba, tuba, york
tuba, york: Hello, Robert! You re a lucky man to own a JW York & Sons tuba, but I m sure you know that. The legendary teacher and performer Arnold Jacobs also played York tubas, and this fact has contributed greatly to the popularity of their tubas. While there isn...

Tuba: euphonium valve assembly, valve, valve alignment
valve, valve alignment, euphonium: Hi, Andy! Yes, it matters which valve goes in which casing. Most valves have the numbers on top. Have you lifted the cork/felt off the top to see if there is a valve number under there? If there are no valve numbers, we ll have to try something else. First,...

Tuba: old tuba, Carl Fisher, tuba
Carl Fisher, tuba, eBay: Hi, Bill! Yes, I would say it s probably worth something. If your Carl Fisher tuba is in good shape, and I didn t want to play it, I would do one of two things. First, take it to a local band instrument repair shop and let them look at it, with the goal...

Tuba: Tuba Serial Number, Besson, Sovereign
Besson, Sovereign, EEb: Hello, Bill! My Besson serial number references don t go into the more recent range, so I ll have to bracket my answer to you. Besson Sovereign tubas were introduced in 1982. I have a friend who owns a Sovereign euphonium from 1996 whose serial number starts...

Tuba: Boosey &Hawkes Sousaphone Serial No., serial number list, valve section
serial number list, valve section, somtime: Hello, Marc! Yes, it is definitely possible that the bell that is now with your sousaphone may have come from another tuba. In Europe, it was not uncommon for tubas and sousaphones to be made without a serial number applied. You may try taking your...

Tuba: Cerveny CFB 653-5PX F Tuba, Cerveny, CCB- 686
Cerveny, CCB- 686, CCB-681: Katie, Yes, that was my review of the Cerveny Arion Baby F tuba. My first tuba was a Cerveny BBb 681 tuba, and that was a decent horn. I have also played a few Cerveny CC tuba models, and can give favorable comments on the two I am most familiar with: CCB-603...

Tuba: tuba or bartion, Grand Rapids Band Instrument Company, Baritone
Grand Rapids Band Instrument Company, Baritone, Euphonium: Hello, Connie! Based upon the specifications you provided, it sounds like you have a baritone or euphonium. If you take a look again at the maker s inscription, I bet it reads USA Line Grand Rapids Band Instrument Company USA. The silver appearance is...

Tuba: ID Sousa-Estimate Value, dings and dents, functional instruments
dings and dents, functional instruments, sousaphone: Greetings, Ted! A sousaphone branded as H.N. White with a serial number of 37784 would indicate it was made around 1914. If the valves and slides are all in good condition and the seal is good, a solid estimate of value would be between $450 and $1,200....

Tuba: Sanders Etude BBb Tuba, Sanders, Etude
Sanders, Etude: Greetings, George! Sanders Etude tubas have been the shop brand tubas for Custom Music in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. for a number of years. At one point they appeared to be manufactured by Cerveny or Amati in the Czech Republic, and were of good quality....

Tuba: value of sousaphone, sousaphones, australian navy
sousaphones, australian navy, sousaphone: Greetings, Adam! Based upon the information you provided, in the U.S. I would estimate that a fully functional B&H standard sousa would be between $450-$1,000. USD. At the same time, I am not sure what the market is like for sousaphones in Australia. ...

Tuba: York bell front Tuba-ID model and estimate, grand rapids michigan, valve model
grand rapids michigan, valve model, band instrument: Hello, Ted! Based upon the serial number, it would appear that your York tuba was built in the mid-1920 s. Narrowing it down farther than that would be difficult, as there is some disagreement about York band instrument serial numbers and dating the horns....

Tuba: Berkeley Euphonium, euphoniums, reputable dealer
euphoniums, reputable dealer, decent quality: Greetings, Mike! Berkeley tubas and euphoniums, according to my sources, are made in China. By comparison, there are many other makers of tuba and euphonium that have been around longer and have a more established network of replacement parts. In my personal...

Tuba: Conn 20J tuba, tuba players, professional specialist
tuba players, professional specialist, type instrument: Lou Ann, You may be able to find a buyer that will make your investment worthwhile. I don t know if it will be a money-making effort for you, but it may be if you can find the right buyer. Good luck. I m sure it is a wonderful instrument and will make someone...

Tuba: Holton Collegiate, valve replacements, instrument dealer
valve replacements, instrument dealer, best bet: Hello, Dan! A used 3-valve Holton BBb tuba in perfect playing condition would be worth somewhere between $300-$1,000 depending on the model and condition. The same instrument with valve issues will be worth considerably less. Are valve replacements available?...

Tuba: Perantucci Mouthpiece, tuba mouthpiece selection
tuba mouthpiece selection: Hi, Jeffrey! Tuba mouthpiece selection is an interesting subject. Before I get started, I would suggest that you look at funnel-shaped cups if you are playing on a piston tuba, and rounded-bottom cups if you are playing rotary. This isn t a hard and fast...

Tuba: Yamaha YBB-641, tuba exchange, musical companion
tuba exchange, musical companion, visible portions: Hi, Tim! You are in an enviable position - buying your first professional horn. A quality four-valve BBb tuba can be a musical companion that will serve you for a lifetime. There are a few things I would look at and ask about when considering a used four-valve...

Tuba: Besson Tuba, tuba, overhaul
tuba, overhaul, relacquer: Hi, Ken! Glad to hear that you are still playing. Besson made some very fine horns. Is it worth it to get the horn re-lacquered? What you actually may be looking at is a complete overhaul, where they bring the horn up to darn-near new condition, dent removal...

Tuba: Buying New Tuba, tuba, chinese
tuba, chinese, Schiller: Hi, John! Glad to hear that you re getting back in the saddle. The St. Petersburg tubas are decent instruments. I personally believe the St. Petersburg Eb tuba is the star in their line-up, but all of their horns are decent. I don t have any direct...

Tuba: Conn 4J tuba, Conn, Tuba
Conn, Tuba, 3rd valve: Hi, Charles! Congratulations on your 4J tuba. If you contact your local repairman, I m sure they can help you find a third valve for your tuba. Finding it, however, is only part of the problem. Once it s located, it must be fitted to your casing to function...

Tuba: Eb Tuba, tuba, value
tuba, value, playing: Barbara, The tuba will have value. If it is playable, there is probably someone out there who will buy it. If it is not playable and/or not easily repairable, it will have value to a scrap metal dealer. From your description, it sounds like it is playable...

Tuba: Question about purchasing a Martin Sousaphone, Martin, 4 valve
Martin, 4 valve, Eb: Hi, Norm! I have my doubts as to why a 1959 sousaphone would have been built in low pitch, as well. Here is a good reference for Martin serial numbers: http://www.horn-u-copia.net/martinlist.html . As far as the neck and bits go, you may be able to...

Tuba: Tuba for children, beginner, tuba
beginner, tuba: Dear Heather and Gavin, So nice to hear from you, and hear about Gavin s enthusiasm. Larry the Cucumber is a good ambassador. Playing the tuba is a lot of fun, and can be a rewarding activity for a lifetime. There are many schools of thought on how...

Tuba: tuba info, Besson, LaFluer
Besson, LaFluer, tuba: Hello, Dave! Based upon the serial number you gave, it would appear the instrument was produced in 1977. The LaFleur was B%26H s student line. If the instrument is in very good shape, it is probably worth anywhere from $250-$800 USD. Hope this information...

Tuba: Besson Tuba, Besson, Leviathan
Besson, Leviathan, Tuba: Janet, Based upon the serial number you provided, it appears that your son s tuba was made in the late 1920 s. Telling you how much it s worth is a little more difficult; I would estimate that the price would be between $400 and $1,500 U.S., depending on...

Tuba: buying tuba on Ebay today, tuba, Imperial
tuba, Imperial, mouthpiece: David, Thanks for your question. Boosey %26 Hawkes is a good make of tuba. Buying one from eBay, however, makes it difficult for recommendation purposes. I ve never heard anything particularly bad about this model, but it may have a small or medium shank...

Tuba: Tuba upgrade, Cerveny, Meinl-Weston
Cerveny, Meinl-Weston, Miraphone: Chris, The bottom line of value for your Besson will depend on what someone is willing to pay for it. How do you plan to sell it? If you want to trade it in, the value will be less, generally, than the price you could command from an individual sale. Yes,...

Tuba: B&H Tuba, double e, boosey
double e, boosey, tubas: Ian, Since the market for full compensating tubas is very different in the UK, I would recommend taking it to a local player or pro to get their opinion. I would imagine the best way to sell it in the UK would be very similar to here: if you want to sell...

Tuba: Boosey & Hawkes Imperial Silver Tuba 4 Valve + Case The Serial No.is 587221, boosey hawkes, best bet
boosey hawkes, best bet, eb: Andrea, I can t tell based solely upon the serial number of the tuba. Your best bet is to take it to a local player. They will be able to tell you which key it is in. I m not sure of the value of the tuba in Italy, but a four-valve compensating tuba...

Tuba: Couesnon tuba, estimate value, tubas
estimate value, tubas, tuba: Greetings, Tim! Unfortunately, there is little information available on Couesnon tubas. Without seeing a picture, it will be impossible for me to tell you what key it is in or estimate value. On the other hand, here is a website that you might use to find...

Tuba: 3 valve tuba, tuba, martin
tuba, martin: Hello, Heather! First, based upon the serial number you ve given, I would estimate that the tuba was made before 1919, but without examining your instrument, I can not be certain. Second, if the instrument is in BBb and fully functional (all valves and...

Tuba: tuba for student, beginner, tuba
beginner, tuba, martin: Hello, Virginia! Glad to hear that your son is moving up (or is is down?) to the tuba! It really is a wonderful instrument, and can provide a lifetime of joy to the performer. Martin made some very fine instruments, and Yamahas have their fans, as well....

Tuba: Euphonium, euphonium, intonation
euphonium, intonation, tuning: Greetings, Joshua! I checked out your link on YouTube- very nice! There are many differences between trombone and euphonium. On the trombone, you have a slide with which you can make infinite intonation adjustments to any note. Obviously, this is not the...

Tuba: J.W. PEPPER (STANDARD) #3897, tuba
tuba: Greetings, Stu! Based upon the limited information provided, and assuming the tuba is in good shape, visually and performance-wise, your tuba is probably worth between $250-$750. A hands-on inspection by an instrument repairperson or band instrument...

Tuba: Meinl-Weston tuba, Fafner, BBb
Fafner, BBb, Meinl-Weston: Greetings, Jim! The Fafner is a great rotary BBb. In general, a fair price depends on a variety of factors. Condition, playing characteristics, desirability, and how quickly you want to sell all play a part in establishing a price point. Fairness is...

Tuba: Tuba Question, VMI 3301, King 3301
VMI 3301, King 3301, TE-2554: Hi, Ted! Welcome back to the family! You are off to a great start: trying them out is the best way to decide which one is right for you. You mentioned three tubas: King 2341, VMI 3301 and Tuba Exchange TE-2554. In general, I think any of the three would...

Tuba: my martin sousaphone, Sousaphone, Martin
Sousaphone, Martin, sell: Hi, Kevin, Your sousaphone may or may not be a jumbo, but does not sound like it is. Bell size alone does not determine the jumbo status of a sousaphone. 26 inches is the standard bell size of today. Jumbos had bell sizes of up to 36 inches, although...

Tuba: Commodore USPO three valve e flat Recording Tuba, Eb, E flat
Eb, E flat, commodore: Hello, Tom! There isn t a whole lot of information available on Commodore musical instruments. I ve seen them marked as both Made in USA and Made in Germany. Given the relative obscurity of the brand name, I believe Commodore is a stencil from a...

Tuba: What kind of Tuba?, Boosey and Hawkes Imperial
Boosey and Hawkes Imperial: Greetings, Neil. Based upon the limited information you have provided, the instrument you are describing (3 valve, 7 bell, 9 ) is either a baritone or a tenor horn. The 9 length would lead me to believe you have a baritone, but I ve never heard of a baritone...

Tuba: Besson, medals of honor, surplus sale
medals of honor, surplus sale, best bet: Hello, Jerry! Based upon your serial number, it would appear that your tuba was made around 1959. If your horn is a 3-valve compensating tuba, in nearly perfect condition, I estimate that it is worth around $500-$800. If the tuba is a four-valve compensating...

Tuba: Couesnon Tuba, Couesnon, Tuba
Couesnon, Tuba, Eb Tuba: Hi George, Couesnon, post WWII was mainly associated with brass bands and military brass. This is one of the reasons they produced a good number of Eb tubas. You are correct, the fire did claim their records making it very hard instruments very hard to...

Tuba: Minick 20J, meinl weston, piston valves
meinl weston, piston valves, generous proportions: Greetings, Norman! I have not seen this particular horn, but it sounds very interesting. One of the great things about the 20J is the profile of the bell tubing; very large in the top and bottom bow, and overall very generous proportions that yield a true...

Tuba: Shoulder and Neck Pain, shoulder and neck pain, dixieland bands
shoulder and neck pain, dixieland bands, army bands: Hi, Tommie. Sorry to hear of the pain in your left shoulder. You are not alone. I can relate, from years playing sousaphone in school, college, dixieland bands and the army bands. Fortunately for most players, myself included, the pain went away shortly...

Tuba: Sousaphone, Tuba, Sousaphone
Tuba, Sousaphone, Cleveland: Hi Gary, Generally tubas are not my strong-suit when it comes to assessing value of an instrument. However, I did some looking around and I think I m comfortable with giving you a fairly accurate estimate. You said that the slides work (which is quite...

Tuba: Besson 2-20 Tuba, true intonation, besson instruments
true intonation, besson instruments, finger action: Hello, Karen! Based upon your serial number, it would appear that your tuba was made in the late 1940 s - early 1950 s. Besson 2-20 tubas were solidly made student line tubas. In general, the professional Besson instruments are automatic compensating...

Tuba: Besson F tuba, f tuba, barlow
f tuba, barlow, orchestra: Hello, Charles! The British F tuba . . . a very interesting story. In general, there were two types of British F tubas. All of them were made in very small numbers, and are somewhat rare. The first type were made by Boosey & Hawkes or Besson and are...

Tuba: St. Petersburg Eb 206 4V, St. Petersburg, Eb
St. Petersburg, Eb, EEb: Saudações, Dante! St. Petersburg tubas are pretty decent horns. They usually come in one of two metal variations, either nickel silver or lacquered brass. I have played on the 5-valve version of the 206N at the Tuba Exchange (http://www.tubaexchange.com/product-detail.asp?PID=STP-206N)...

Tuba: BAT, meinl weston, gene pokorny
meinl weston, gene pokorny, treble clef: Brynjar, I am familiar with British-style brass bands, as well. From your earlier post, it was not possible to know for certain which type of ensemble you were talking about. I have played Melton 2165 CC s before. They produce a very fine, broad sound,...

Tuba: Sousaphone american Knight deluxe, deluxe brand, sousaphones
deluxe brand, sousaphones, sousaphone: Hola, Cantu! Unfortunately, I do not have any sources that list the maker of the American Knight deluxe-brand instruments. It is possible, however, if you take the instrument to a good repairperson, he or she may be able to identify the maker by close...

Tuba: Purchasing a tuba for student, new tuba, student tuba
new tuba, student tuba, BBb Tuba: Greetings, Celia! It is really fantastic to hear that your daughter has discovered the joy of music! It is also wonderful that you are supportive of her and would like to upgrade her equipment. If your daughter currently takes tuba lessons, I would recommend...

Tuba: value of sousaphone, key of tuba, key of sousaphone
key of tuba, key of sousaphone: Hi, Dan! To find the key, the easiest thing to do is measure the length of the second valve slide. A BBb tuba or sousaphone s second valve tubing is approximately 6 inches ( 15 cm ) from valve to pull ring. For a CC tuba or sousaphone, that length is...

Tuba: american style baritone types, King, Baritone
King, Baritone, Euphonium: Hi, Ivan. The current King baritone/euphoniums have the following bore sizes: Concert Baritones/Euphoniums 625/627/2266/2268/623 . . . 0.562 Marching Baritones 1127/1124 . . . 0.500 In the past, King made several different bore sizes in their baritones...

Tuba: Boosey and Hawkes Tuba, tuba mouthpieces, terry warburton
tuba mouthpieces, terry warburton, mouthpiece makers: Hello, Leslie! Your Boosey & Hawkes tuba appears to be in very good cosmetic shape. Boosey & Hawkes tubas of this vintage usually came with a smaller shank mouthpiece, which would account for the fact that modern tuba mouthpieces don t quite fit in far...

Tuba: F tuba, Cerveny 653, Yamaha 621F
Cerveny 653, Yamaha 621F, F tuba: Hi, Neil! Congratulations on your pending degree! So, you re about to start a masters of trombone, too. The very first thing I would recommend is to talk to your new trombone professor and get his/her opinion. They will be able to provide good advice from...

Tuba: J. W. YORK & SONS TUBA, tuba player, instrument dealer
tuba player, instrument dealer, eb: Greetings, Regina! Your best best to get an estimated value would be to take it to a local professional tuba player, a local band instrument dealer, or a musical instrument repairperson. Based solely on the serial number, I would guess that the instrument...

Tuba: measuring an instrument's bore, baritone, tuba
baritone, tuba, euphonium: Hello, Ivan! There are generally two places that you can measure the bore. One is to use your calipers and measure the diameter of one of the piston passages. The other way is to measure the diameter of the tubing leading into or out of the piston casing....

Tuba: Two outlet tuba, banjo band, holton
banjo band, holton, baritone: Greetings, Edward! You are absolutely correct: Double Bell Euphonium. These instruments were very popular in the first half of the 20th century, with a modern, straight euphonium bell and a curved baritone bell. There is a switch valve that allows the...

Tuba: used BBb tuba, thomann de, mr tuba
thomann de, mr tuba, horn tuba: Greetings, Brynjar! By brassband I assume you re talking about an ensemble with both woodwinds as well as brass. Even though your country of origin is not listed, based upon your name I will also assume you are from a scandinavian country (probably Norway?),...

Tuba: Yamaha 641, band instrument, best bet
band instrument, best bet, tuba: Hi, Susie! You are very lucky to have inherited your father s tuba, and that you are able to enjoy playing it daily. Unfortunately, I have no access to Yamaha serial numbers. Your best bet to determine the age from the serial number for a Yamaha band instrument...

Tuba: Bb & Eb Tuba, Besson, York
Besson, York, Yamaha: Hello, Darren. I ll have to admit up front that I am not as familiar with the British brass band as I am with other musical groups that include the tuba. With just serial numbers for information I will not be able to provide an approximate value. I would...

Tuba: tuba recommendation, 3/4 BBb Tubas, tuba selection
3/4 BBb Tubas, tuba selection, Yamaha: Hi, Peter! Your question is an interesting one. Just to let you know up front, there is no standard classification for 3/4, 4/4, 5/4 or 6/4 tubas. These designations are generally left up to the manufacturer, with little to no standardization between them....

Tuba: Boosey and Co Imperial Model, BBb Tuba 3 Valve., brass instrument repair, boosey and co
brass instrument repair, boosey and co, instrument repair shop: Hello, Elizabeth! Although prices vary from time to time and from place to place, a general ballpark value of your tuba would be from $500-$700 USD. I would recommend also taking it to your local music store or brass instrument repair shop to get another...

Tuba: Pistons on a tuba, tuba valves, piston tubas
tuba valves, piston tubas: Hello, Tinker! If you look at the top surface of the valve, there should be a number or one, two or three hashes or dots to identify which valve is which. Your best bet is to lay the valves out in a pre-arranged way to ensure you know which is which when...

Tuba: Tuba York & Sons EEb 1926, York tuba
York tuba: Hello, Dante! York made very fine tubas. Particular problems confronting older tubas are mostly due to either damage or corrosion. Most types of damage consist of dents and dings, and these can be removed by a competent repairperson. Corrosion, on the other...

Tuba: what is my tuba, car seat belt, bass tuba
car seat belt, bass tuba, tender loving care: Greetings, Cecilia! Good luck with your tuba rescue! First, let s deal with Orpheus. Orpheus is a trade name or stencil brand, which makes it s exact origin very difficult to determine. Regarding the size, however, it sounds like it is either a small...

Tuba: Installing new valve guides, YEP-321, Euphonium
YEP-321, Euphonium, Valve guide: Hi John, I believe the valve guides for YEP-321S are plastic and secured with some type of adhesive. I m not 100% sure on that though. What I would suggest is that you take it to your local brass tech and watch him replace them. It is usually a quick process...

Tuba: Cerveny CBB683 "Arion" tuba, Cerveny, Arion
Cerveny, Arion, tuba: Lindsey, At one time I owned a CBB-681 BBb tuba; It was my first tuba. It was a decent horn, reasonably well made and dependable. That was the early 1990s, though, and Cerveny s quality has improved considerably since then. I do not have very much experience...

Tuba: I don't know what it is, tuba player, brass instrument
tuba player, brass instrument, instrument maker: Fred, Thanks for the picture. It appears that your tuba is of a more recent vintage, and is perhaps a stencil from another brass instrument maker. From the angle, my guess would be that it is an EEb, but again, your best bet is to have a good tuba player...

Tuba: Schiller Marching Euphonium, high school marching band, marching euphonium
Tuba: Schiller Marching Euphonium, high school marching band, marching euphonium, marching baritone

Tuba: Schiller Marching Euphonium, Schiller, Marching Euphonium
Schiller, Marching Euphonium, Marching Band: Hi Ivan, First of all, sorry for the late response. I ve been having a lot of marching band stuff going on recently. I have never played on a Schiller marching horn. I do own a Schiller Elite Compensating Euphonium and think that it is a great instrument...

Tuba: Tuba age and value, musical instrument dealer, diameter bell
musical instrument dealer, diameter bell, tuba player: Greetings, Dave! Based upon your serial number alone, it would appear that your instrument was made between 1903-1906. If the instrument is playable and in relatively good condition, as well as at modern A=440 pitch, your instrument is probably worth $300-$800....

Tuba: value of tuba, mouth piece, rough estimate
mouth piece, rough estimate, tuba: Hi, Leslie! Conn made some very nice tubas. It appears that the tuba you have was made around 1925. I would estimate your tuba is probably worth between $200-$500, depending on condition and pitch. Hope this information is helpful. Regards, Car...

Tuba: Allergic Reaction to Tuba Mouthpiece, Tuba mouthpiece recommendation, Helleberg 7B
Tuba mouthpiece recommendation, Helleberg 7B: Hello, Diane! There are a few reasons why the contact surface of the mouthpiece is red. The first consideration is using too much pressure on the mouthpiece - a player should only use enough pressure on the mouthpiece to ensure a good seal. It would be...

Tuba: Purchasing a Tuba, First tuba, Cerveny
First tuba, Cerveny, St. Petersburg: Hello, Dupri! Glad to hear that you re enjoying your time on the tuba. It is particularly nice to see that you are learning some of the solo repertoire; all too often, the tuba is relegated to the back row of the ensemble and tuba players never experience...

Tuba: Tuba, york al, good shape
york al, good shape, mouthpiece: Greetings, Frank! Assuming the instrument is in playable condition and is a relatively dent-free, three valve instrument, I d estimate the instrument is worth between $75 and $450. I could narrow this down if I could see a picture. Regards, Car...

Tuba: tuba, Boosey & Hawkes, tuba
Boosey & Hawkes, tuba: Robin, Glad you were able to find out more information about your tuba. Eb tubas are higher in pitch and were very popular in the first half of the twentieth century. They are still used frequently for brass bands and solos, but they are not as common...

Tuba: Tuba bell, tuba, scratches
tuba, scratches, repair: Greetings, Jason! Yes! It is possible to remove scratches from a sousaphone or tuba bell. You will need to take the instrument to your local brass repair shop. They will need to strip the lacquer from the section of the instrument that is scratched....

Tuba: Dating a tuba, european orchestras, carl fischer
european orchestras, carl fischer, series dates: Greetings, John! Based upon your serial number, the best I could do is an estimate. I believe the early 3XX,XXX series dates from the 1960s, and that your serial number puts it closer to 1970. There are probably die-hard Besson loyalists who might get...

Tuba: Purchasing a tuba, St. Petersburg, 202N
St. Petersburg, 202N, 202LD: Hello, Dupri! Glad to hear you were able to narrow your search. If I had to choose between the two, I would choose the 202LD. When I played it at the Tuba Exchange, I felt it performed and sounded a bit better than the smaller-bell 202N. It had solid...

Tuba: When was this tuba made?, salvation army band, army crest
salvation army band, army crest, salvation army international: Greetings, Kees! As for the age of your tuba, I do not have access to Salvation Army band instruments. My best guess, based upon your general description and what I know of their history, I believe your instrument was probably made between 1895 and 1925....

Tuba: Couesnon tuba, tuba, serial number
tuba, serial number, pitch: Marhaba, Semiglia! Dating Couesnon instruments by the serial number is a difficult thing to do. In 1969, a fire struck the factory and all archives were lost. There really is no reliable way to tell you for certain, anything I gave you would be a guess....

Tuba: Estimate on Tuba worth, boosey hawkes, tuba
boosey hawkes, tuba, serial number: Greetings, Dylan! Based upon the information I have, it appears that your Boosey & Hawkes tuba was built in the 1971-1972 timeframe. As far as how much it s worth, much of that is due to the market you re selling in. Not being familiar with the Australian...

Tuba: removing lime/calcium, own horns, cider vinegar
own horns, cider vinegar, best bet: Hello, Joel! sorry to hear about the calcium/lime buildup in your euphonium. There are various home remedies that some people use, but I have only used mild acids on my own horns. Specifically, I have soaked parts (valves, etc.) in cider vinegar overnight....

Tuba: HERE IS THE ACTUAL TUBA, tuba player, minor dings
tuba player, minor dings, valve adjustment: Hi, Jared! Your serial number is from 1982, around the time that model was introduced, if I recall correctly. I would estimate your tuba is worth between 2,750 and 3,500. They are very fine tubas - wouldn t mind having one around for my students! The...

Tuba: St. Petersburg EEb Tuba 206L, St. Petersburg 206L, St. Petersburg Eb
St. Petersburg 206L, St. Petersburg Eb: Hello, Dave! Yes, I ve played the St. Petersburg 206-L. I have also played the Willson 3400S. The St. Pete could definitely be considered a solid, affordable Eb. The response of the St. Pete is very quick, the tone is solid, and the instrument is very...

Tuba: value of my antique tuba, antique brass, tuba
antique brass, tuba, hn: Hello, Jenay! Your serial number indicates the instrument was made in 1935-1936. Generally, King instruments are well regarded, but I would need to have some details as far as condition, key, finish, number of valves, etc. in order to provide an estimate...

Tuba: Martin bell front tuba est. value, Martin Tuba
Martin Tuba: Hello, Phil! Without any other information, it would be very difficult to provide a good estimate. Most likely the instrument was made in the main plant, and would have been made before 1931. Martin made some very fine tubas, and if your tuba is in decent...

Tuba: Miraphone 185 CC, Miraphone tuba, 185
Miraphone tuba, 185: Hi, Dean! Generally, if the instrument is a well-respected brand, such as Miraphone, and the instrument is in good shape and plays well, I usually start around 40% of the street price as a beginning point. This applies to professional-quality CC or F tubas,...

Tuba: Value and approx. date of manufacture, couesnon, tumultuous history
couesnon, tumultuous history, approximate value: Hello, Ed! Couesnon has had a long and tumultuous history. Some good references with regard to company history can be found here: http://www.dallasmusic.org/gearhead/Couesnon%3F.html%20 here: http://www.horn-u-copia.net/Reference/display.php ...

Tuba: R.S. Williams Class "B" Tuba, allexperts, boosey
allexperts, boosey, s williams: Hello, Micheal! Based upon my research, it appears that R.S. Williams made string instruments, organs and pianos in Toronto for the latter half of the 1800’s up until about 1906. As far as I can tell, it appears Mr. Williams imported his brass instruments...

Tuba: value of tuba, asian producers, french instrument
asian producers, french instrument, band instrument: Hi, Diana! Your son s tuba was probably made for Holton by Couesnon, a French instrument maker. There is a long history of stencil instruments in the band instrument arena. Nowadays, many Holton band instruments are made in Asia, either by Yamaha, or...

Tuba: York EEb Tuba, desirable instrument, eeb
desirable instrument, eeb, jazz bands: Hi, Gary, There are three websites I can think of for selling the tuba. I know there are others, but I have used each of these to sell my own instruments. The classified section of Tubenet (www.chisham.com) is a great, tuba-specific place to sell....

Tuba: Buying the right tuba for me, Tuba, Besson
Tuba, Besson, Polka: Hi, Dave! This instrument was probably made in the 1950s or 60s, and appears to be a solid student-line instrument. I played on a compensating version of the same vintage for a while, and the only issue I had was that the valves sometimes stuck. It may...

Tuba: denture embrouchure, tenor tuba, mouthpiece
tenor tuba, mouthpiece, dentures: Hello, Nero! If I were in your position, I would use the mouthpiece that came with your tenor tuba. Focus on staying relaxed and forward movement of the air; only use as much pressure on the mouthpiece as is required to form a seal. If, after a while,...

Tuba: Old martin tuba--fo;;ow up, tuba, refinish
tuba, refinish, overhaul: Hi, Phil! The decision is yours, obviously, but if it were my tuba, I would not have it refinished. First, whether you would have the tuba plated or lacquered, they would have to buff the horn quite a bit; this removes brass from the tuba and can change...

Tuba: Needs to be played, type questions, tuba
type questions, tuba, ebay: Greetings, Rob! Unfortunately, I don t answer what s this tuba worth type questions anymore. I will tell you that it sounds like you have an Olds O-99 tuba, and that model definitely has it s fans. You might search for it on eBay or elsewhere on the...

Tuba: Sousaphone related pain, Sousaphone discomfort, pain
Sousaphone discomfort, pain: Hi, Harley! Ah, the joys of playing the sousaphone . . . shoulder pain, strong headwinds, rain, raucous crowds . . . It really is fun to provide the bass in an outdoor group, but many of us suffer from pain. Part of that is from how we put the sousaphone...

Tuba: Tuba, local music store, tuba players
local music store, tuba players, band instrument: Hello, Jen! You can look for similar Grand Rapid Band Instrument Co. or York Band Instrument Co. tubas on eBay, here: http://www.ebay.com/sch/Baritone-Tuba-/16213/i.html?_catref=1 Things that will influence the value of your tuba, in no particular order:...

Tuba: Tuba Valve, tuba player, best bet
tuba player, best bet: Bryan, Sorry to hear about your issue. Did you happen to pull all the valves out of your tuba when you were oiling? I am asking because it is possible that you inadvertently switched your valves. To be sure, most valves have a number somewhere on them,...

Tuba: Tuba Mouthpiece & General Inquiry, tuba mouthpiece selection, tuba valve oil
tuba mouthpiece selection, tuba valve oil, tuba slide grease: Greetings, Stewart! Congratulations on your new tuba! Wurlitzer tubas were indeed made by C.G. Conn from approximately 1919-1925. Your tuba appears to be a BBb tuba, and seems to be in very good shape for it s age. As a trumpet player, you know that...

Tuba: Old Tuba, Martin Tuba
Martin Tuba: Hi, Warren! Your dad must have spent quite a few hours playing that Martin EEb, and I m sure he would be delighted with your desire to get it into the hands of a player who will appreciate it and put it to use. Martin made some fantastic instruments, and...

Tuba: trumpet to tuba, trumpet, switch to tuba
trumpet, switch to tuba: Hi, Tristan. I won t pretend to read your band director s mind, but I do have a few thoughts. Being in a band or other musical group is a lot being on an organized sports team. Every team needs a certain mix of players in order to play and win games;...

Tuba: Water-caused sputtering of tones, tuba, condensation
tuba, condensation, water: Greetings, Bernard! Thanks for volunteering to help with the high school band and orchestra - I am sure your contribution will make a big difference for the young people in those organizations. Sorry to hear about the condensation issue you are having...

Tuba: Age of my Martin Recording Bass, piston valves, tuba player
piston valves, tuba player, band instruments: Phil, I also have a Conn 20J, and I love it. Mine is from the 40s, and plays like a champ. My daughter used it when she was learning to play, and she is now quite picky! I m not so good at dating instruments - the most I can do is search the Internet...

Tuba: BBflat versus CC tubas, f horns, concert pitch
f horns, concert pitch, perfect pitch: A tuba is identified by the concert pitch of it s fundamental tone, the absolute lowest pitch that can be played with no valves pressed. All tubas use the same fingerings for the same *relative* pitches, the length of the instrument s tubing is lengthened...

Tuba: Bell diameter question, ambient air temperature, overtone series
ambient air temperature, overtone series, bell flare: Andrew, From you question, it sounds to me that you have more than basic knowledge of the tuba and how these instruments are made. Parts of my answer may be things you already know, but I m going to include the information for those who may later search...

Tuba: Besson Euphonium, antique musical instruments, modern instruments
antique musical instruments, modern instruments, vintage instruments: Dan, Thanks for your question. The only lists that I have for Besson instruments end in 1952, and the serial # only goes to 141xxx. In the late 50s, Besson was reporting manufacturing 3,000 instruments per year. Based on your serial number, that would...

Tuba: Buescher euphonium/baritone, tenor trombone, dramatic tone
tenor trombone, dramatic tone, solo type: Dan, Sorry to take so long to answer your question - I haven t checked my email since Christmas vacation started! There is a lot of debate on what constitutes a euphonium vs a baritone. The truth is that both instruments play exactly the same, whether...

Tuba: I cant find info on a tuba, valve casing, elkhorn wisconsin
valve casing, elkhorn wisconsin, lead pipe: Andres, The first thing that comes to mind is that the inscription probably originally read Frank Holton & Co, Elkhorn Wisconsin . To be sure, I ll need more information. First, look really close at the frank go hon & co and see if there are any...

Tuba: Frank Holton Tuba, mr mitchell, holton
mr mitchell, holton, tuba: Hello Walter... Hmm I am not very familiar with that brand, I have actually never heard of it before. My guess is that it is a tall upright, with the 3 valves in the front. Sorry I cant tell you more about it, but if you send me a picture of it, I might be...

Tuba: Buescher euphonium/baritone, american baritone, euphoniums
Tuba: Buescher euphonium/baritone, american baritone, euphoniums, community bands

Tuba: Frank Holton Tuba, valve section, elkhorn wisconsin
Tuba: Frank Holton Tuba, valve section, elkhorn wisconsin, brass instruments

Tuba: Rotary vs. Piston Valves, piston valve, rotary valves
Tuba: Rotary vs. Piston Valves, piston valve, rotary valves, valve piston

Tuba: Just a few quick questions..., euphonium solos, valve oil
euphonium solos, valve oil, cool one: Hello Katie! It all depends on if your instrument is Brass or Silver. I just use a buffing mitt, such as you would use to wax a car. I would just go with Selmer valve oil.. It works great and its not too expensive. I wouldn t really know any solos for...

Tuba: hey, bruce pearson, mr mitchell
bruce pearson, mr mitchell, standard of excellence: Hmm, I am not really familiar with and brand name fingering charts, I just used the ones in the back of my books. The books we used in band, were Standard Of Excellence, by Bruce Pearson, and it has all the notes for a 3 valve BB tuba, a low E, to a high F,...

Tuba: Rotary vs. Piston Valves, piston valves, rotary valves
piston valves, rotary valves, sound thanks: Hello Trevor...I would have to say that that rotary valves will give you a faster reaction time, due to gravity not pulling on them so much, because they are horizontal and not vertical. And also with rotary valves with the 4th valve it can substitute for...

Tuba: tuba search, piston valves, budget considerations
piston valves, budget considerations, professional instrument: First off, with musical instruments, as with most things, you do get what you pay for. Unfortunately, tubas tend to be among the most expensive instruments to purchase, even for a cheap one. Personally, I prefer rotary valves. If I play piston valves,...

Tuba: Wow, brass player, low brass
brass player, low brass, brass section: Hi Eryne! I don t play for any organized group anymore, after highschool I went and followed my dream to work on the railroad, and I m still here, I also play the piano, Belive it or not, I have 3 of them in my house. The only website I can think of to get...

Tulsa: Oral Roberts Seed Faith, spiritual sons, projects fund
Tulsa: Oral Roberts Seed Faith, spiritual sons, projects fund, oral roberts

Tulsa: Oral Roberts University, office buildings, call centers
Tulsa: Oral Roberts University, office buildings, call centers, city of faith

Tulsa: Oral Roberts Seed Faith, faith message, true insight
faith message, true insight, charity organization: I don t have any true insight to Oral Roberts. I wanted to tell you, though, that from what I have been able to find on the net, there isn t any specific public information available about his charitable giving. Still, you may find these interesting to read...

Tulsa: Oral Roberts University, oral roberts university, city of faith
oral roberts university, city of faith, john f macarthur: Wow - now that brings back memories. I don t recall the exact dates it was built, but it was contoversial at the time. Late 70s, I believe, it was built, probably proposed in mid-70s. It was built - and is quite attractive, though I must say a skyscraper...

Tunisia: Tunisian in laws, tunisian recipes, teaspoon sea salt
tunisian recipes, teaspoon sea salt, tunisian man: First, no matter what else you do, make or buy and serve harissa with all meals! Here s one recipe by: Mediterranean Cooking - Paula Wolfert Serving Size : 1 1 Medium Ancho Pepper 1 Medium Guajillos 1 Medium Chipotle Pepper 1 Medium New Mexico...

Tunisia: Sandstorm In Tunisia, desert dunes, light sand
desert dunes, light sand, blowing wind: Kristen, Of all the things I ve done in Tunisia, giving birth in a tent in the desert, w or w/o a sandstorm, is not one of them! My experience with sandstorms is a bit like a hurricane, w/o the eye, i.e., maybe a day of light sand, almost like a really cloudy...

Tunisia: booty shaking in african dance, booty dancing
booty dancing: Hi, While Tunisia is part of the continent of Africa, it has a culture very different from sub-Sahara Africa. When people say they are African American they are referring to a sub Saharan heritage. Tunisia is a Muslim country made up of Arabs and a Berber...

Tunisia: booty shaking in african dance
Tunisia: booty shaking in african dance

Tunisia: holidays, visa decisions, steady job
visa decisions, steady job, foreign office: Visa decisions are made on a case by case basis so there is no way to say yes or know. Usually an applicant has to prove/convince that he or she wants to simply visit England and has a reason to return to Algeria. So a 20 year old male w no steady job, living...

Tunisia: Trip to Tunisia, lonely planet guide, weather in tunisia
lonely planet guide, weather in tunisia, traditional performances: dear louiza, some of your questions are so broad i d rec d Lonely Planet guide to tunisia and weather.com for up to date weather as there are great variations: gray and misty in tunis and desert hot and dry in nefta. as you are from cyprus, perhaps...

Tunisia: french passport, tunisian embassy, tunisian authorities
tunisian embassy, tunisian authorities, british passports: With the political situation in such flux, the best thing to do would be to call the Tunisian Embassy in London to get the most current rules. You might also want to ask if they might send you an email or letter confirming their guidance, just in case there...

Turkey: accommodations in Sirence or Selcuk, July 2008, resource books, selcuk
resource books, selcuk, lonely planet: Hi Kathleen , I normally recommend Nisanyan Eveleri and am afraid that I dont know the other Pansions that you mentioned . I am currently in Australia on holiday so also dont have access to my normal resource books to rpovide ypou with contact info . It may...

Turkey: Bursa to Izmir, sea of marmara, metroturizm
sea of marmara, metroturizm, kamilkoc: Hello Drake 1) The road from Bursa to Izmir has been vastly improved in the last few years. It is now dual carriageway most of the way. The best and quickest way from Bursa to Izmir is therefore by intercity bus. Buses depart at least every hour from...

Turkey: Cappadocia to Antalya bus, overnight buses, kent turizm
overnight buses, kent turizm, nevsehir: Hi Holly, Apologies for the delay in reply but I am currently on holiday.There are daily overnight buses that leave from the Antalya bus station at 8.00pm and 9.00pm.Companies include Nevsehir , Kent Turizm and Metro.I would probably book in advance though...

Turkey: Cost of living, poultry vegetables, living in istanbul
poultry vegetables, living in istanbul, meat poultry: Hi Adel, Your question is out of my expertise, however I will try to give you a little further information based of my knowledge...Istanbul is expensive city to live, transport costs are already huge. Having said that everything is available in Istanbul and...

Turkey: Cost of living in Istanbul for a young person, part time jobs, living in istanbul
part time jobs, living in istanbul, ok cuz: Hi Renzo You can t work legally on a student visa. However, quite a few people do work illegally. I don t recommend it as you have no rights (if your employer doesn t pay you at the end of the month you can t sue them as you shouldn t have been...

Turkey: citizenship, dave stanley, citizenship exam
dave stanley, citizenship exam, nationality law: Hello Gordon, While I do not have the exact exam, I do know from people who have taken it that it is not difficult. Can I please refer you to the www.mymerhaba.com website as well as wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_nationality_law and http://www.turkishdailynews.com.tr/article.php?enewsid=83931...

Turkey: the cold in Feb. in Cappodocia, cappodocia, heated swimming pool
cappodocia, heated swimming pool, indoor pools: Dear Katherine , My apologies for the delay in reply but I have been on holiday . Cappadocia can be absolutely freezing in Feb - sometimes down to -15C but the days are normally very crisp and clear - great for walking and beautiful to see the landscape...

Turkey: Full Turkey Trip!, denizli pamukkale, fairy chimney
denizli pamukkale, fairy chimney, bus istanbul: Hello Nadia Turkey is a great country with lots to see. However distance is often an issue. There are no fast trains, and not many interstate highways. To see Cappadocia, flying from Istanbul is a good idea. You fly to Kayseri, and then it is about...

Turkey: Cost of living, ytl, murat
Turkey: Cost of living, ytl, murat, turkey

Turkey: Internal tours in Turkey, agia sophia, topkapi palace
Turkey: Internal tours in Turkey, agia sophia, topkapi palace, blue mosque

Turkey: Turkish Work Permit, easy job, software professionals
Turkey: Turkish Work Permit, easy job, software professionals, work permit

Turkey: Weather in Kalkan, weather
Turkey: Weather in Kalkan, weather

Turkey: flights from australia, onur air, flights from australia
onur air, flights from australia, turkish airlines: Hi Aisling, Altough as mentioned on my profile I am able to help with transport issues domesticaly, I will try to answer you within my knowledge: if you are not able to travel from Ireland from where charters would take you directly to Bodrum, Australia to...

Turkey: Internal tours in Turkey, flight ticket, dalaman
flight ticket, dalaman, marmaris: Hi Dave, You have couple of options for your Istanbul trip; Buy flight ticket and fly to Istanbul from Dalaman and join organised tours in Istanbul. You can consult a travel agent and take all the services including flights, transfers, hotel and tours...

Turkey: living in istanbul, living in istanbul, new comers
living in istanbul, new comers, turkish families: Dear Elizabeth , You will have absolutely no problems in Istanbul as there are some 250,000 foreigners that live there . There is a wonderful organisation called the International woman of Istanbul and they run so many activities etc . Look at their website...

Turkey: mountaing biking, mountain bike tracks, onur air
mountain bike tracks, onur air, turkish airlines: Dear Maud , Cappadocia is an excellent place for mountain biking and we hosted the European Championships last year . The best contact for the area would be Argeus Tourism and ask for Mr Aydin - he will be able to provide you with info on where to hire...

Turkey: overstayed visitors visa, visitors visa, messy divorce
visitors visa, messy divorce, tourist visa: Dear Sue, Soory to hear about your difficulties. Your question is out of my expertise as I am a travel agent only.... Depending on where your doughter is, best to visit police station s foreign affairs or passport police to learn about the penalty. It will...

Turkey: places to se in cappodocia, hot air balloon, pegeon
hot air balloon, pegeon, ceramic workshops: You could try to fit all but seems a bit to heavy of a program you have: First day; Start with Topkapi, you should also visit St. Sophia and Underground Cistern all in the same are and almost next to each other. Spice market and Grand Bazaar than your...

Turkey: Realistic Itinerary for Turkey, overnight buses, overnight bus
overnight buses, overnight bus, ephesus: Dear Mindy , Yes this is realistic for your time frame and should give you a good and rather varied taste of Turkey . Ephesus is the ancient site so when youy book your tickets to there you have to book to Selcuk- the same with Cappadocia . Its a region so...

Turkey: TRIP FROM ANTALYA, safe journey, buses
safe journey, buses, istanbul: Hi Frances , Both the cheapest and qickest way from Konya to Antalya is by bus . There are at least 3 services a day and maybe more and the buses are efrficient , clean and comfortable . There are no flights except if you go all the way back to Istanbul...

Turkey: Travel from Istanbul to port towns, greek isles, kusadasi
greek isles, kusadasi, ofcourse: Hi Valery, Best way it to fly ofcourse. For Kos or Rhodos better to use Bodrum. Kusadasi connects only to Samos. Ferries are daily and can help you to book if needed. Buses are plenty and every evening there should be couple of them but journey is long....

Turkey: Travel from Kalkan to Cappadocia, kalkan, manavgat
kalkan, manavgat, great trip: Hi Laura , Apologies for the delay in reply but I am on holiday in Australia . A week is an excellent amount of time to make the rather long drive to Cappadocia and back as well as spe nding 4 days or so in the region . Driving is rather defensive and...

Turkey: Turkey in March with 8 adults/7 children, weather in istanbul, thoug
weather in istanbul, thoug, rainy days: Hi; Because my pc is down I am replying with a delay, sorry about that. April through june is by reputation better months - warmer. But more expensive. As Turkey is warming up with global warming in my evaluation March is also a great month to visit Turkey...

Turkey: Turkish Work Permit, labour ministry, forward application
labour ministry, forward application, turkish embassy: Hello Kashif, Your question is out of my expertise but I will give you my view; Contact Turkish embassy in your country for w.permit details. It has to be done before leaving your country. If a company willing to employ you they need to put their hand under...

Turkey: travel from ilidir to manisa, maureen brennan, winter period
maureen brennan, winter period, public bus: Hi Maureen, From Ilidir to Izmir there are daily minibuses, might be less frequent in winter period, once you are in Izmir you need to change to Manisa buses. Minisa is just 45 km.s away and transportation by public bus is not expensive. Happy travelling,...

Turkey: travelling through Turkey to Cyprus with a caravan, cyprus turkish airlines, southern cyprus
cyprus turkish airlines, southern cyprus, mainland greece: Hi; Sorry for my delayed reply; the system did not mail or I did not receive the follow up question, I was informed by a notice mail. I think best information on your question can be obtained from Southern Cyprus; I do not know much on that. But I...

Turkey: visa from Turkey to US, fiance visa, embassy website
fiance visa, embassy website, usa embassy: Dear David , Apologies for the delay in reply but I have been away on holiday . You really need to go to your USA Embassy website in Ankara and they will provide you with all the details that you need when applying for a Fiance visa .Once you have put in...

Turkey: Weather in Cappadocie, renee, istanbul
renee, istanbul, good luck: Hi Renee, Actually the first week in September can be fantastic weather especially in Istanbul and in the centre - Cappadocia etc . The coast can still be a little hot but the last two weeks it is starting to freshen and the nights can be cool I think...

Turkey: Weather in Kalkan, meteoroloji gov tr, weather forecast
meteoroloji gov tr, weather forecast, murat: Hi Donna, April usually mild in Kalkan but expect rain as well. As statistics says 7 days of a month but ofcourse this changes and usually not 7 days in a row ! Sea is warm enough and restaurants will be starting to open in April. End of april is better ofcourse....

Turkey: bus from kayseri to malatya or adiyaman, stanbul, beyda
stanbul, beyda, thanks in advance: Hİ dennis, http://www.beydagi.com.tr/ http://www.vipmalatyalilar.com.tr.tc/ Beydagi Turizm (above given link), MALATYA KAYSIKENT, MALATYALILAR VIP bus companies works at route which you interested. Their main route either ANKARA-MALATYA or ISTANBUL-MALATYA....

Turkey: currancy, turkish lira, hotel rooms
turkish lira, hotel rooms, taxis: Hi Mick , You can use Euros in casgh in Turkey but usually only for large purchases like hotel rooms etc . However all banks will change Euros into Turkish Lira which you would use for all your normal day to day puırchasing like taxis, meals etc . Have...

Turkey: Help with planning trip Nov 27th to Dec 7th, overnight buses, places in turkey
overnight buses, places in turkey, domestic flights: Hi Pia, If you are coming in December, instead of couple of different places concantrate in 2 or max. 3 place. Istanbul 3 days, Cappadocia 3 days and 2 days around Ephesus area can be nice and rewarding. It will be managable cold :-) Pls. check http://www.travelatelier.com/Weather.htm...

Turkey: Istanbul to Pamukkale, admission ticket, return flights
admission ticket, return flights, turkish airlines: Hi David, It is not hard at all to book return flights to and from Denizli. Turkish airlines has daily flights. Can not tell you rates as you did not provide a date but can be anything starting from like 229 return per person. Basic hotels should be around...

Turkey: istanbul, istanbul life, holidays in december
istanbul life, holidays in december, city weather: Hi Arnavaz, Usually first day of eid museums opens in the afternoon and generally speaking shops too. Some will beclosed but at cities like in Istanbul life goes on and you will be able to enjoy the city. Weather will be cold ofcourse but check at www.meteor.gov.tr...

Turkey: would like to know how someone from turkey can come to england for a holiday?, proof of employment, invitation letter
proof of employment, invitation letter, visa application: Hi Nikki, Your friends will need to apply for a UK visa via the British Embassy in Ankara or Istanbul. There s more information on these websites; http://ukinturkey.fco.gov.uk/en/visas/ and https://www.visainfoservices.com/Pages/Welcome.aspx. They ll...

Turkey: Long-holiday in Hisaronu, wethere, british currency
wethere, british currency, british citizen: Going out and coming back is OK or alternatively apply at foreign police for a long stay visa which is staying permit. Money matters are all personal so I can not decide on your behalf neither suggest something. If you will be eating out everyday you should...

Turkey: Retirement, retirement costs, turkish citizens
retirement costs, turkish citizens, instution: Hi Ceren, Unfortunately I dont know too much about retirement for workers served outside of Turkey. Main web site of Social Security Instution in english is as follows; http://www.sgk.gov.tr/wps/portal/en Unfortunately in this page there isn t...

Turkey: request, import export companies, doing business with iran
import export companies, doing business with iran, technical writing: Dear Shiva, In order to work legally in Turkey, you will need a work permit. You can check the requirements at wwww.mymerhaba.com - you essentially need to prove that a Turkish citizen cannot do the job which you are hired to do. As you speak fluent Persian...

Turkey: self employment in didum, street artist, work permit
street artist, work permit, self employment: Hi Dan , I dont really know the answer to this one but before you set up I would suggest you taslk to the city council and ensure you have their permission . Turks can sometimes be a bit prickly with anything different but when you appraoach them first they...

Turkey: over stayed visa, turkish embassy, good luck
turkish embassy, good luck, visa: Hi Hayleigh , If you have overstayed your visa and paid the fine you shopuld be ok to return . I know plenty of people who have done however as laws change all the time I would double check with the Turkish Embassy in your area prior to planning you next...

Turkey: Turkey for a minimum of 3 month, native english teachers, turkish visa
native english teachers, turkish visa, working in turkey: Hi Laura, Gee - how did I manage to state my age in my profile! If you plan to stay in Turkey, the three month visa is not a problem. You simply hop onto the ferryboat and go to Kos for a day, and when you return you receive another 3 month visa....

Turkey: teaching english marmaris, area of turkey, english as a foreign language
area of turkey, english as a foreign language, best bet: Hi Karen , Actaully I have no idea about the marmaris area as I am based 14 hrs away however your best bet is to go onto www.mymerhaba.com, a website for expats and ask specifically for jobs and recommendations in that area . Also try www.turkeycentral.com...

Turkey: visa application, turkish friend, invitation letter
turkish friend, invitation letter, visa application: Hi Lily, The period of time between submitting documents and being called for an appointment depends on how busy the consulate is. I believe they usually contact the applicant (or maybe the applicant has to call to ask) within a week or so. After the interview,...

Turkey: work permits needed?, holiday in turkey, hotel work
holiday in turkey, hotel work, illegal workers: Hi Dee , You are very right to be a concerned Mum . Your daughter will neeed a work permit and its illegal to work without one .Legitimate ones take months and are only accepted if you bare doing a job that a Turkish person cant do and belive me hotel work...

Turkey: ADSL availability in Kusadasi, turkish lessons, turkish descent
turkish lessons, turkish descent, communication barrier: So you are coming back home! That is great! I am afraid you may have to commute to Izmir for the synagogue, I am sure if the number of Jews increase in Kusadasi they may open one there, you may initiate. They have fast internet connection there but I do...

Turkey: Applying for a tourist visa from within Turkey, tourist visa, hajer
tourist visa, hajer, thanks in advance: Hi Hajer, In response to your first question, no. And you must not overstay your tourist visa or you could face fines as well as a ban from re entering the country for a specified amount of time depending on your nationality. More information here: http://www.turkishconsulate.org.uk/en/visa.htm#touristvisaforall...

Turkey: Boat to Izmir?, stanbul, alsancak
stanbul, alsancak, istanbul: Hi Derin, Yes it is.. You can find information at page; http://www.ido.com.tr/?page=SubPage&textid=1778&ln=TR I will translate: with rapid ferry and railway combination, between 6 of October 2008 and 19 of April 2009: Departure İstanbul,Yenikapi,every...

Turkey: Business, Tourism, and Personal, msnbc news, topkapi museum
msnbc news, topkapi museum, barack obama: Dear Joe , On the first question I have no idea how you would go about introducing Lupin beans to Turkey . Why not google for the Turkish chamber of commerce or more sensibly go to a Turkish Emöbassy closest to you own city and speak to Turkish trade representatives...

Turkey: Capadoccia and Fethiye area, hillside beach club, hot air balloon
hillside beach club, hot air balloon, overnight buses: Hi Alexandra, Best way to travel to Cappadocia is to Fly either to Nevsehir or to Kayseri. There are few real good hotels we do work in Cappadocia pls check: http://www.travelatelier.com/Cappadocia_hotels.htm you will find some explanation too. ...

Turkey: Cappadocia, one way ticket, ytl
one way ticket, ytl, merhaba: Hi Derin, Fastest way is to fly (45-50 minute) but it is a little expensive (one way ticket 120-150 YTL or 80-100 USD) when cheapest (one way ticket around 30 YTL or 20 USD) way railway but it is slowest (it takes 16-20 hours and only 3-4 times in a week)....

Turkey: Cappadocia in December, pigeon valley, lidays
pigeon valley, lidays, picturesque nature: Dear Noelle, Probably the best affordable hostel would be Kose Pansion in Goreme 03842712294 or you could also try Travellers Cave Pansion,or Peri Pansion .They all have a variety of rooms from nice singles to dorm rooms. Goreme is the closest village for...

Turkey: About Gereme Valley, cappodocia, cappadocia region
cappodocia, cappadocia region, weather conditions: Hi Aditi, You can find (long year) average weather conditions of Nevsehir (city name of Goreme) for December at below given link: http://www.meteor.gov.tr/2006/tahmin/tahmin-iller.aspx?m=NEVSEHIR Same link in English: http://www.meteor.gov.tr/2006/english/eng-main.aspx...

Turkey: Receiving a visitor in a Turkish hotel, blue mosque, unmarried couples
blue mosque, unmarried couples, ministry of tourism: Unmarried couples of any nationality - native or visitors can stay at hotels without a problem ; ( this mainly applies to all of the hotels with an approval from the ministry of tourism , and in practise all of the small hotels in resorts - since turkish...

Turkey: Trip to Istanbul & Greece, hotel bookings, year one
hotel bookings, year one, cappadocia: Hi Mohan, How you would fit all the destination in your itinerary is a question...Mykonos will be dead by this time of the year one of my favorite Islands and Athens is fine ofcourse but will break your days, however it is possible ofcourse. Should you...

Turkey: Turkey in December, topkapi palace, weather in december
topkapi palace, weather in december, blue mosque: Dear Hansel , Unfortunately the weather in December can go anywhere. I have been in Istanbul at that time of year when its been snowing and also when its been 15c and quite mild. I would suggest you bring layers and if you can access lightweight silk thermals...

Turkey: travel to Israel, turkish airlines, memis
turkish airlines, memis, ferit: Hello Sue, I am afraid cruise option is out of question for this time of the year. Best would be to fly from Istanbul with Turkish Airlines. I know there are charters from Antalya and also from Istanbul but I am not aware or working with those charter agencies....

Turkey: About turkey, temperature in turkey, anatolia
temperature in turkey, anatolia: Hi Kyle, It depends on whether your project is about modern, traditional or historical dress. The temperature in Turkey varies so much from area to area, I would guess an average around -15 C in Anatolia and the East to +15 in the South and West. ...

Turkey: turkish residency, turkish consulate general, passport holder
turkish consulate general, passport holder, uk passport: Dear Mica, It depends a little on your nationality but you should be able to obtain guidance from the Turkish consulate general where you usually reside. Please note that you must ensure that all paperwork is submitted at least 8 weeks before you travel...

Turkey: Bus fro Tarus (Adana) to Fethye, book bus, hotel reception
book bus, hotel reception, destination 2: Hi Keith , Buses run regulary from every major town to every other major destination 2 or 3 times a day and Adana is a major hub .From Adana you will probably have to book a bus to Antalya and from then on to Fethiye .You may be able to book for the whole...

Turkey: christmas and new year, nile cruise, youngsters
nile cruise, youngsters, forwards: Hi; I just finished a Nile cruise with no internet access due to heavy schedule, sorry for delay. Almost all 3 - 4 - 5 star hotels will have a New year s Eve party, taking place as the celebration of the arrival of the new year : Many Turkish youngsters...

Turkey: customs procedures, entering turkey, passport control
entering turkey, passport control, valid visa: Dear Olga, Sorry for the delay but I was checking out the most recent information before replying. When you enter Turkey, you are issued with a 1 month touristic visa. The reason for the difficulties - unfortunately - is because the Turkish authorities...

Turkey: gulet cruises in turkey, gulet cruises in turkey, going inland
gulet cruises in turkey, going inland, google: Hi; The bus companies do not have special arrangements for kids; kids travel with their parents - no problem. There is almost always free of charge water and soda service like every 2 - 3 hours and at your demand. Bus company websites are available on...

Turkey: Job, professional nanny, nursery teacher
professional nanny, nursery teacher, living in london: Dear Tereza, I am not familiar with the requirements to teach as a foreigner in Turkey for small, private schools. You would need to contact them directly. One of the best schools is Patika but unfortunately there is no contact information for them other...

Turkey: Purchasing Mobile Phone in Turkey, new turkish lira, turkcell com tr
new turkish lira, turkcell com tr, www avea com tr: Hi Gupta, Yes, mobile oprerators offer cell phones along with new connection (with some conditions you should accept such as speaking monthly at least above defined amounth ). You can check conditions at below given operator pages. Here are the operator...

Turkey: Trip Planning, planning a road trip, beirut lebanon
planning a road trip, beirut lebanon, nigde: Hi; You mean I presume how long it takes : You need to drive ( to West ) onto Nevşehir from Urgup ( 18 km approx ) , and from the city center follow the signs to Kaymaklı and Nigde ( Kaymaklı is where you will have been previously during...

Turkey: Visiting Turkey, asia and europe, destination points
asia and europe, destination points, weather conditions: Hi Sang, Hiim...Beaches & scenery... That means Istanbul, Antalya or Izmir (Aegean costs)... Let me give you some links so you can chose one of them: http://www.kultur.gov.tr/TR/BelgeGoster.aspx?17A16AE30572D313679A66406202CCB0E434301BA9CE0F4F ...

Turkey: Air travel within turkey, new turkish lira, capital ankara
new turkish lira, capital ankara, budget airlines: Dear Susan Flying from Istanbul to Cappadocia, you need to fly to Kayseri. From there it is about one hour transfer to Cappadocia. From Kayseri to the Mediterranean, flights go via the capital, Ankara. You should either fly to Antalya or Dalaman, depending...

Turkey: belly dancing istanbul, belly dance lessons, turkish folk music
belly dance lessons, turkish folk music, galata tower: Hi Sue There are two verions of authentic dancers and restaurants in Istanbul. The first is the shows put on for the tourists. A lot of restaurants in the Taksim area do this, or you could try the restaurant at the top of the Galata Tower. You...

Turkey: bus fares, metroturizm, niluferturizm
metroturizm, niluferturizm, hotel cost: Hi ; www.flypgs.com has got some flight deals as inexpensive as 40 lira - 32$US , this can be less expensive then some bus rides ; so do not forget to check that. The difficulty is these air sites do not allow you purchase over the net, and you may need...

Turkey: Cappadocia to Greece, greece hotel, greek ferry
greece hotel, greek ferry, ferry line: Hi Kara, I belive I am one of the right persons to answer you question, based in Cappadocia, and doing business with Greece and especially with Mykonos and Santorini :-) Option1: You can fly from Kayseri direct to Izmir ( 3 flights weekly direct) and...

Turkey: Day trip to Turkey from Rhodes, visa formalities, ferry timetables
visa formalities, ferry timetables, penninsular: Hi , I am not as familiar with the ferry timetables etc but yes there are regualr ferries that go from Rhodes to Marmaris . You will have to sort out the details when you arrive in Rhodes and I think you have to hand your passports in earlier than the ferry...

Turkey: running a Gulet biss, jack reardon, teak decks
Turkey: running a Gulet biss, jack reardon, teak decks, double cabins

Turkey: Goreme - Antalya, bus timetables, time in turkey
bus timetables, time in turkey, coffee service: Hi Marilyn , I am not a travel agent so I do not have access to bus timetables and as I explained in previous emails while the bus system in Turkey is great - the biggest downfall is that it is difficult if not impossible to book ongoing destinations when...

Turkey: Istanbul, bosphorous, island culture
bosphorous, island culture, short trip: Hi Jo , Its highly unlikely that the weather will be suitable for beach fun in April . It can still be cold and very spring like so although you can get warm days the water will be freezing . Most beaches are some distance from Istanbul - at least an hour...

Turkey: job in istanbul., electronic engr, mail id
electronic engr, mail id, telecom company: Dear Ajay, Indeed Istanbul is a wonderful city and I don t blame you for wanting to spend some time there. Considering your skills, I would suggest that you start out by contacting some of the larger firms from the world of telecommunications that have...

Turkey: Moving to and starting a business in Turkey, yoga retreats, setting up your own business
yoga retreats, setting up your own business, fetiye: Dear Beryl , My apologies for the delay in reply but I have been in Dubai and in transit for some days. With your experience I dont think you will have any problems finding work or even setting up your own business. Go and have a look at the website for...

Turkey: how much money should i take to turkey, silk rugs, string prices
silk rugs, string prices, how long is a piece of string: Hello Craig, How much money to bring to Turkey! How long is a piece of string? Prices in Istanbul are the same as major European cities (London, Rome, etc.) for food, drink and hotels. Down on the coast in the touristic towns, you can expect to pay...

Turkey: Pamukkale to Athens, overnight train, pamukkale
overnight train, pamukkale, stanbul: 1496 YTL should not be for one of you definitely. You can go from Pamukkale to both Kusadasi and Izmir in 2-2,5 hours by bus. You should use Basmane for Izmir, Haydarpasa for Istanbul when searching or buying ticket. I dont know is it possible to fly from...

Turkey: query, ankara turkey, border crossings
ankara turkey, border crossings, syrian embassy: Hi Marwan Rules for border crossings and visas are continually changing. You need to get up to date information direct from the Embassies. Either contact the Syrian Embassy in the country you are in at the moment, or the British Embassy in Turkey. ...

Turkey: Relocating to Turkey, private school fees, elite schools
private school fees, elite schools, family opportunities: Dear Marie, Public education in Turkey at the elementary school level is quite good and has improved greatly in recent years. Private schools - other than the very elite schools in Istanbul - do not necessarily offer a better education than public schools,...

Turkey: running a Gulet biss, gulet charter, gulet for sale
gulet charter, gulet for sale, charter vessel: Dear John, It sounds like you re prepared to emark on quite an adventure. I ve been in both gulet sales and charter for the last 10 years, and my Australian partner bought a 1981 18.5 meter gulet 3 years ago to operate as a charter vessel. There are...

Turkey: School Project on Turkish Architecture, southern mediterranean coast, turkish architecture
southern mediterranean coast, turkish architecture, dave stanley: Hello Cambris, Thanks for your question. Turkish architecture is so diverse, that it is very difficult to answer your question accurately. Each region of Turkey has its own, very unique architecture. Istanbul differs from Izmir, which is completely...

Turkey: Still trying to travel b etween Pamukkale and Athens, istanbul tours, internet adresses
istanbul tours, internet adresses, overnight train: For train ticket costs please check links given my previous answer. You can easly find tours from Istanbul to Cappodocia and to Pamukkale.. Let me try to find some internet adresses for you: http://www.newdealtravel.net/daily_istanbul_tours.htm http://www.tatilborsasi.com/...

Turkey: Travel to Turkey/Greece, kalymnos kos, gulet charter
kalymnos kos, gulet charter, charter prices: Dear Margaret, A couple of suggestions for you: After Istanbul, you can fly or drive to Izmir and visit Ephesus, Sirince and the House of the Virgin Mary. An excellent hotel to stay in is the www.hotelbella.com. From there you could emark upon your gulet...

Turkey: Turkey Trip, otobus firmalari, bus airlines
otobus firmalari, bus airlines, taksim square: Hi; For trips between the cities you mention ; bus trip is efficient; and it will work out fine. These are very popular destinations and connected very well with busses. The city near Pamukkale is Denizli; so look for Denizli to head to pamukklae -...

Turkey: Turkey Trip, onur air, kelebek hotel
onur air, kelebek hotel, pammukale: Hi A couple of good Hotels are Kelebek hotel and Elif Star Pansion in Goreme . Both have websites so just google them and you can make a reservation directly from their site . The only tour that I would recommend that you do is the Full day Ilhara valley...

Turkey: Turkey Trip, hot air balloon, balloon flight
hot air balloon, balloon flight, pammukale: Hi Kamakhya, There are several balloon companies in Cappadocia. So you can imagine there are many different rates flying on the air but if the most important is really to fly on a balloon than: 160 Euro per person if paid cash and 175 Euro per person with...

Turkey: Turkish Architecture, coffee table style, four seasons hotel istanbul
coffee table style, four seasons hotel istanbul, four seasons hotel: Dear Cambris , I am sorry that I dont know of any specific websites that include traditional Turkish architecture and unfortunately I dont have the time to search for you but Sinan was the most famous of the Ottoman architects so you could google him .He...

Turkey: visiting Turkey March 2008, intercity buses, metroturizm
intercity buses, metroturizm, kamilkoc: The budget way to do Turkey is the adventurous way! I did this when I first came to Turkey, and it was great fun, if you are prepared with a phrase book and can communicate by sign language! Turks are very helpful, and will try hard to look after you....

Turkey: bus from Side to Antakia or Gaziantep, luks adana, antakia
luks adana, antakia, yeni adana: quick follow up : Sakli Ev is an authentic Antakya house like a museum , see its photos ( and some others ) at : http://www.hasseyahatdergisi.com/?crea=gezi_detay&id=131&bolum=sehir **********************************************************************...

Turkey: bus service, antalaya, google
antalaya, google, personal guide: Hi Jim , There are indeed very regular bus services from Kayseri - Antalya but as everyone stays in the actual area of Cappadocia rather than in Kayseri you can in fact book buses locally ( usually overnight ones from any of the small villages where people...

Turkey: bus travel between Cappadocia and Fethiye, advance bookings, companies in turkey
advance bookings, companies in turkey, overnight bus: Hi Elizabeth , I have in fact replied to this or similar questions over and over again. Again I will say all the bus companies in Turkey are privately owned so there is NO such thing as a national schedule . Each town and each area has bus companies that...

Turkey: Cappadocia, warm spring weather, goreme open air museum
warm spring weather, goreme open air museum, silver jewellery: Dear Aashima , Apologies in the delay of my reply . Two days is not a hugely long time in Cappadocia as there is so much to see and do but I am sure you wiill love it. The temps here have been everything from -15C to yesterday which was a spectacular...

Turkey: Chinese girl, wanna starts the life in Istanbul, turkish embassy, chinese girl
turkish embassy, chinese girl, tomer: Hi Gabby, Good to hear that you liked Istanbul so much that you want to live there. Work permit is a process for everyone not only for Chineese citizens. I am not an expert for work and permit issues but: You cxan contact Turkish Embassy in Chine and...

Turkey: Chinese girl, wanna starts the life in Istanbul, import export business, visa problems
import export business, visa problems, work visa: Dear Gabby, If you have teaching qualifications, you shouldn t have too much trouble finding work. The import-export business between Turkey & China is very active so there are bound to be professionals looking for private lessons and firms working in this...

Turkey: Chinese girl, wanna starts the life in Istanbul, english language schools, chinese staff
english language schools, chinese staff, mymerhaba: Hi Gabby , Sorry I am not an employment agency and there must be thousands of travel agencies in Istanbul so even knowing Turkey as well as I do finding one that needs chinese staff is impossible . I suggest you get on the internet and just send of as many...

Turkey: Female entrepreneur in turkey, real estate values, living in istanbul
real estate values, living in istanbul, ec standards: Dear Nathalie, May I please initially refer you to the www.mymerhaba.com website for all of the details involved with working legally in Turkey. Generally speaking, Turkish companies are not extremely generous on paper with combining motherhood and work....

Turkey: Ferry from Mykonos to Istanbul, mid sept, mykonos
mid sept, mykonos, cruise line: Hi Jessy, I am on a business travel till tuesday so I do not have all the timetable with me but the ones from Istanbul to Mykonos are not the ferries but Cruise line. They have from Istanbul and Kusadasi different option 3 nights 4 days etc. There will...

Turkey: Ferry service, greek ferry, ferry schedules
greek ferry, ferry schedules, ferry service: Dear Mary, Please take a look at our website www.southerncrossbluecruising.com under practical information for Greek ferry schedules. Also bear in mind that the ferries are not always 100% reliable depending on the weather. Kind regards, Dina www.southerncrossbluecruising.com...

Turkey: From Fetiye to Syria (Aleppo), fetiye, saklikent gorge
fetiye, saklikent gorge, syria aleppo: Hi Simon; Yes best way to go to Fethiye is to Fly Dalaman from Istanbul. From Istanbul there will be also 3 times weekly direct flights to Aleppo if you consider. At the moment direct flights are to Damascus Direct trains are also available but takes 36...

Turkey: Flights from Kayseri to Dalaman Airport, dalaman airport, random flights
dalaman airport, random flights, flights from dalaman: Hi Linda , Last year there were a few flights from Dalaman to Nevsehir and Kayseri booth of which are close to Cappadocia . However they were by Atlas Jet and a couple of little known airlines and only operated twice a week . As yet I havent heard if they...

Turkey: salary in istanbul , turkey, negotiation power, salary
Turkey: salary in istanbul , turkey, negotiation power, salary, turkey

Turkey: how far from bodrum to cappadocia?, night bus, borum
night bus, borum, nevsehir: Hi; Distance between Cappadocia ( city of Nevsehir ) and Borum is 854 Km and takes 15 hours. Bus trip is tiring although vast majority of busses - couches are deluxe in Turkey. You may fly via Istanbul but it gets pricey. Best is spare 3 - 4...

Turkey: Istambul to Kushadashi by FERRY, turkey cruises, summer timetable
turkey cruises, summer timetable, train ferry: Hi Denny Kusadasi is a lovely place: a great seaside site, and the amazing ruins of Ephesus are only a few km away. You have two options: 1. Take a scheduled service to Izmir, and then get a bus to Kusadasi: There is a train/ ferry that goes from...

Turkey: Istanbul, orhan pamuk, nobel prize for literature
orhan pamuk, nobel prize for literature, galata tower: Dear Miranda Istanbul is an amazing city. I am sure you will enjoy your time there. You need to stay in the old city, in Sultanahmet area. There are a lot of small hotels, and some even specifically cater to New Zealanders, because of the ANZAC Gallipoli...

Turkey: Istanbul to Cappadicia by ferry?, fairy chimneys, metroturizm
fairy chimneys, metroturizm, kamilkoc: Hi Kim Cappadocia is land locked; it lies south east of Ankara. So sadly you can t get a ferry there. The fast Catamarans from Istanbul go to a place near Bursa, and they make a short cut for the drive to Izmir. In summer you can also get a ferry to...

Turkey: Istanbul to Greece - best transport, question thanks, flexable
question thanks, flexable, connecting flight: Hi Cynthia, Cruise is taking of from Istanbul is on 7th and 21st May. Wednesday embark and thursday disembark so 2nd day you are in Mykonos. But return of this ship is later so not right after two days. I am general sales agent of the cruise line...

Turkey: kusadasi to london, onurair, free drinks
onurair, free drinks, flight fare: Hi; Kusadasi to Istanbul : You may fly from Izmir ( 1.5 hour bus ride from Kusadasi ) ; flight is 1 hour. Flight fare is inexpensive if you buy in advance. Check www.thy.com or www.flypgs.com or www.atlasjet.com , www.onurair.com.tr Or ; you may...

Turkey: legal requirements, quiet area, motorbike
quiet area, motorbike, apologies: You can ride a bike less than 125 cc on a full UK driving license but not a provisional one I m afraid. In order to purchase a motorbike you ll need a residency permit as well. So he ll either need to go to the UK at take his test or get a driving license...

Turkey: Overnight bus from Goreme to Fethiye?, overnight buses, overnight bus
overnight buses, overnight bus, goreme: Hi Mitsi , Great to hear that you and your friend are headed to Turkey and I am sure you will love it . Most people spend a minimum of 3-4 days in Cappadocia as there is so much to see in this area . Plan to stay in Goreme as it is easier to get around...

Turkey: overstay ýn turkey, bulagaria, long term solution
bulagaria, long term solution, turkish friend: Hi Grace , There are a huge number of foreigners that work illegally here simply becuase work permits are so hard to get and involve a lengthy process. What most of them do is make sure that they exit and re enter the country every 3 months to renew there...

Turkey: Planning a drive from Halab to Burgas, autoban, halab
autoban, halab, suhail: Suhail and Alexandra, I need time for answering your question. In next week i will do it. Sorry for delay, Thanks.. Hi again, Unfortunately i cant find any information about camping possibility in your route.. Camping areas located generaly around...

Turkey: phone sim puk code, sim puk, puk code
sim puk, puk code, thier website: Dear Lin, I ll need to double check but I m pretty sure that if you ve reached the stage where you need your PUK code, this means you ve entered your PIN incorrectly 3 times so you need to go to the nearest Vodaphone (There is no Telsim anymore) shop and...

Turkey: Renting my business, turkish business, turkish company
turkish business, turkish company, english couple: This is a bit of a tricky one. They should get residence first then set up a Turkish company (you no longer require a Turkish partner to do this), naming themselves as directors/managers and rent the business through the company. They should then get all...

Turkey: relocating to turkey, international insurance companies, garanti bank
international insurance companies, garanti bank, pat yale: Hi Malcolm , Sorry I thought I answered this question earlier but as it came back up on my system - perhaps not . Private health ınsurance is available in Turkey as are all types of house insurance etc . Go to your local bank - I prefer Garanti Bank,as...

Turkey: Surface transport in Turkey, surface transport, kayseri
surface transport, kayseri, reference point: Hi Hayim, Sorry I am not a travel agent and Kayseri is more that 1 hr away from where I live so I am unable to find out anything about the connections that you need to Gaziantep. All bus coompanies are privately owned and operated here so there is no central...

Turkey: salary in istanbul , turkey, executive secretaries, istanbul turkey
executive secretaries, istanbul turkey, average salary: Hi I have checked the current job adverts on the Turkish web for executive secretaries. With a little experience, and no foreign languages, the salaries are in the range of 1000 YTL to 1500 YTL per month. More experience, and with a foreign language,...

Turkey: santorini - istanbul return, atlas air, small planes
atlas air, small planes, turkish airlines: Dear Marisa , So sorry I am not a travel agent so have no idea how to get from Istanbul to Santorini. I do however know of Atlas Air and think they are an off shoot of Turkish Airlines which has an excellent safety recordand is the main carrier for Turkey.I...

Turkey: travel from konya to urgup, whirling dervishes, galata tower
whirling dervishes, galata tower, exact schedules: Dear Louis , I think that the Dervishes will finish quite late and very difficult to get a late bus from Konya to Urgup . I dont know the exact schedules as all bus companies are privately owned in Turkey and therefore schedules are not readily available...

Turkey: Visa for Chiese, valid passport, international trader
valid passport, international trader, cvyolla com: Hi Gabby, Receiving work permit is not so difficult if you have valid passport, diplomas and a good cv.. I believe to find a job as a english teacher difficult than a job as a international trader. Experienced international trader who knows chinese and...

Turkey: Visa for Chiese, sinceraly, chinese girl
sinceraly, chinese girl, nice day: Gabby hi again, This is second answer on the same subject. :) Working without work permit illegal as you know. Financial punishment not only for worker but also for company. It takes 3 month and have no idea about cost. I firmly believe that there is no...

Turkey: Visit to Turkey, island kos, aegean coast
island kos, aegean coast, gary franklin: Hi Gary, I can check the flights available for your dates. Another option is to fly via Istanbul to Izmir. I do not use Otoman House in Goreme but why not ? But if you need alternatives please let me know. http://www.travelatelier.com/car_prices.htm...

Turkey: Visiting Mykonos from Istambul, accommodation in mykonos, e mail
accommodation in mykonos, e mail, istambul: There are two dates 4 and 18th June. Itinerary is 1st day Istanbul 2nd Day Mykonos Than you can stay in Mykonos like 7 days and embark to ship again Pireus Santorini Rhodos Patmos Kusadasi Istanbul This is total 14 days program. Stay in Mykonos...

Turkey: Cappadocia & Med. coast, med coast, lycian way
med coast, lycian way, amazon: Hi Kelly , Since I suspect you are the same woman that asked me about hiking in Cappadocia, then one of the most wonderful things that you may enjoy would be walking the Lycian Way. It runs from Antalya,west through to Fethiye and guide books that cover...

Turkey: finding an apartment to let, tenancy contract, finding an apartment
tenancy contract, finding an apartment, private arrangement: Hello Again, Of course you can rent as a foreigner - though if you re planning on staying any longer than a few months it s advisable to get residency. Any landlord who s prepared to rent out a property short term will probably have some previous experience...

Turkey: first time in istanbul, radisson sas hotels, istanbul sightseeing
radisson sas hotels, istanbul sightseeing, pastry shops: Hi Eman , I have answered this question more times than I can remember so please check through my answers and you will see all sorts of advice regarding Istanbul sightseeing. Also check out www.istanbul.com and www.mymerhaba.com for up coming events and...

Turkey: Hiking in Cappadocia, fairy chimneys, pigeon valley
fairy chimneys, pigeon valley, outer fringes: Hi Mary , What a great pity you are staying at the Peri Tower Hotel - its in a bad location right on the outer fringes of Nevsehir with nothing inspiring around.Your only opportunity for a hike will be on Day 1. If you get off the bus from Uchisar you...

Turkey: Hiking in Cappadocia, pigeon valley, world temps
pigeon valley, world temps, rose valley: Hi Kelly, The temps in Cappadocia in May are variable but are normally around 24C. However the night time cools off sometimes up to 10C so always best to bring a shawl just in case . Antalya is at least 10C hotter than us as we are 1200 metres up so expect...

Turkey: Istanbul & Cappadocia, acts of terrorism, usa friends
acts of terrorism, usa friends, random acts: Hi Micheal , Without a doubt the one thing that tourists say to me constantly and unanomously is how wonderfully safe they feel in Turkey .! Its an easy country for travel and everyone is very hospitable,so you can feel cared for even in a big city like...

Turkey: Istanbul to Fethyie, beautiful road, jear
beautiful road, jear, aphrodisias: Hi; If you use the form at http://www.mercedes.com.tr/Internet/TR/Hizmetler/Route/ , on that page there are two boxes to be filled in ; one is baslangic - departure , the other is arrival - bitis ; then enter istanbul and fethiye ; the period and the...

Turkey: job in istanbul, state health insurance, import and export business
state health insurance, import and export business, living in istanbul: Hi If you are not a Turkish citizen then you must get a work permit before working, otherwise it is illegal. You need to get this sorted out, or your employer may play you about. You will not be able to sue them if they don t pay any salary etc etc....

Turkey: Pensioner, flu injection, marcella
flu injection, marcella, autom: Hi Marcella; Yes we do have all the medications you have in the UK plus yes there is the flu injection but I do not know any details of that. I believe you will like it here , a lot of people from UK buy their summer homes in our Mediterrenean region. ...

Turkey: Pets in Turkey, turkish embassy in london, pet cats
turkish embassy in london, pet cats, embassy in london: Dear Ann, I have asked my colleagues in the Altınkum / Didim area and they have informed me that there are a few veterinary clinics easily found around the main boulevard that runs through the middle of Didim. As the number of expats moving to this...

Turkey: Transport, aleppo syria, nemrut
aleppo syria, nemrut, overnight bus: Hi Simon, As far as I know the best is to go to Izmir and take a bus directly to Fethiye. Earliest is 10:30 am. Your travel dates are important for the schedules of the buses. In the high summer ( June onwards lets say) might be direct buses from Selcuk...

Turkey: Travel in Turkey in Dec., turkey istanbul, airline prices
turkey istanbul, airline prices, mediterranean climate: Dear Jason The north of Turkey (Istanbul) is on the same latitude as Naples. So we can have snow in January, but the end of Dec and beginning of Jan are normally just cold. All the tourist places are open, so you can have a lovely trip seeing mosques,...

Turkey: Turkey ISPs, digital cable tv, turk telecom
digital cable tv, turk telecom, national telephone: Hi Kablonet was the digital cable TV and internet service of Turk Telecom, the national telephone company. Now technology in Turkey has moved mainly to ADSL internet connection. Turk Telecom s English website is: http://www.turktelekom.com.tr/eng_default.asp...

Turkey: Turkey with Kids, mediterranean coasts, mediteranean countries
mediterranean coasts, mediteranean countries, private hospitals: Dear Tami Turks LOVE children. So if you found Turks hospitable ten years ago you will find them really hospitable if you come with children. The country is still very safe for foreigners. General safety standards have improved since 1998. Travel...

Turkey: Visiting Turkey and Greek islands, samos greece, hydrofoils
samos greece, hydrofoils, time and patience: Dear Roberto, Thank you for your question. I believe that you do not need a guide for Istanbul. A good guide book and some advance internet research should be more than sufficient for you to explore Istanbul. Taxis are very reasonable, and as long as...

Turkey: visiting istanbul in jan, web sire, topkapi palace
web sire, topkapi palace, chill wind: Dear Dr Thomas Yes, you are right that January can be cold, and we get on average 2 to 3 days of snow. But all the hotels and tourist sites are open as normal. You just need to wrap up warm, as the chill wind can whip right through you! It really gave...

Turkey: How do I get there?, metroturizm, onurair
metroturizm, onurair, atlasjet: OK. None of the buses leave direct from the airport. You ll need to get to any of the departure points (I would suggest by taxi) listed on the websites to board the bus. As to which of the departure points is closest to the airport, I m afraid I d struggle...

Turkey: Advice on the rest of our trip!, monday market, priene
monday market, priene, google: I think Miletos in your schedule can be omitted ; it is lesser Ephesus, or any other ancient Roman city ( with a previous Greek period with some features ) ; You may actually drive by the site, and see the theatre with a short detour , without buying ticket....

Turkey: Bodrum to Selcuk - Pamukkale, pamukkale tours, time in turkey
pamukkale tours, time in turkey, pamukkale: Hi Jennifer, We can supply with tours info and just let us know you wish to do it private or regular group tour ? I am not able to answer bus and timing questions right now with limited internet access as I am in Santorini now but you have time so we can...

Turkey: bus from Kayseri to Ankara, metroturizm, capadoccia
metroturizm, capadoccia, flypgs: Hi Marina, You can find bus from Kayseri to Ankara every day/hour. I found list of the buses from Ankara to Kayseri, we should accept that all buses turning back from Kayseri to Ankara. http://www.asti.com.tr/ulasim/kayseri.htm 3 link given below...

Turkey: Cappadocia hotel, goreme open air museum, byzantine period
goreme open air museum, byzantine period, cave hotel: Hi Pam; I think 3 full days could do well to enjoy Cappadocia properly; if you want to save one day for somewhere else, 1 (more) day in Istanbul could do more as a secondary thought. Depends on what you like the better. Both of the towns, Urgup and Goreme...

Turkey: Cappadocia hotels, cappadocia hotels, car renatl
cappadocia hotels, car renatl, time in turkey: Hi Pam, 4 nights in Cappadocia is excellent, you will see alot and enjoy better. I know both hotels and their owners. Serinn is more sophisticated somewhat and Kismet Cave is more local. One is in Urgup other is in Goreme so choice is yours. Urgup is a...

Turkey: Cirali to Cappadocia, hot air balloon, cappadocia region
hot air balloon, cappadocia region, balloon flights: Hi Mayur , Cappadocia is a fantastic place to visit but most people allow at least 2-4 nights in the area as its a large region full of caves, underground cities and magnificant rock formations . Its not as if you are coming just to see one site as the whole...

Turkey: Fethiye to Cappadocia, overnight buses, night bus
overnight buses, night bus, question section: Hi Kelly , I have answered this question a number of times so pleased also look in the previously asked question section . The times that you are referring to are from Fethiye to Antalya . Cappadocia is a further 8 -10 hrs by bus from Antalya . The total...

Turkey: Bodrum to Selcuk - Pamukkale, pamukkale, mini bus
Turkey: Bodrum to Selcuk - Pamukkale, pamukkale, mini bus, calcium

Turkey: Cappadocia hotels, fairy chimney, balloon ride
Turkey: Cappadocia hotels, fairy chimney, balloon ride, goreme

Turkey: jobs in turkey, private language school, referances
Turkey: jobs in turkey, private language school, referances, cv

Turkey: Goreme - Antalya, bus timetables, time in turkey
bus timetables, time in turkey, coffee service: Hi Marilyn , I am not a travel agent so I do not have access to bus timetables and as I explained in previous emails while the bus system in Turkey is great - the biggest downfall is that it is difficult if not impossible to book ongoing destinations when...

Turkey: Industrial rpices in Turkey, synthetic carpets, industrial producers
synthetic carpets, industrial producers, carpet industry: Hi Sanjar, This type question is not expected at AllExperts page. You need special consultant from Turkey for evaluation... Let me try to give some rough info: You can find electricty prices at below given link: http://www.tedas.gov.tr/17,Tarifeler_Index.html...

Turkey: Istanbul to Athens, turkish airlines, ferry departure
turkish airlines, ferry departure, departure point: Hi - first apologies for the delay in replying, my connection s been down. I ve had a search around and have found flights direct from Istanbul to Athens with Turkish Airlines which is worth considering when you consider the time & cost getting to the ferry...

Turkey: job in Turkey, deniz bank, hi irina
deniz bank, hi irina, living in istanbul: Hi Irina, Unless you are working for a bank that has branches in Istanbul or can speak some Turkish, I would imagine this is going to be quite difficult. As I don t know where you re from, it s difficult to compare the level of salary - I guess around 1,000...

Turkey: jobs in turkey, adana turkey, tourism area
adana turkey, tourism area, employmen: Dear Kerstin, Without any particular qualifications in any specific areas, you have a difficult task on your hands. While I know that there are foreigners living and working in that area, Adana isn t a particularly recognized tourism area so we need to...

Turkey: Kerkova/Kale koy, poor sailors, sunken city
poor sailors, sunken city, mill pond: Hi Peter , Ther boat trip is fabulous and you will have to take a boat anyway once you are at Kerkova to visit the sunken city as it is not viewable from the mainland .The waters in June should be like a mill pond . Failing that just take a local bus from...

Turkey: Making the most of Istanbul in 3 days!, vegeterrean meal in Istanbul, restaurants
vegeterrean meal in Istanbul, restaurants, istanbul: Hi Sue; Thanks for your apreciation! You may take the best Bosphorus cruise in Istanbul ( if not a private one ) from Ortakoy district ( have a look at my blog my.opera.com/istanbulinsider for maps, locations to go to Asiatic Istanbul as well ) ...

Turkey: Moving to Bodrum area, eating fresh food in Bodrum, villas in Bodrum
eating fresh food in Bodrum, villas in Bodrum, Bodrum Echo: Dear Lewis, Thank you for sharing your upcoming plans in Bodrum. I hope I can be of assistance to you. May I initially suggest trying the following persons for real information about real houses: Dawn at Simply Villa Management (www.simplyvillamanagement.com)...

Turkey: RE : INCENTIVE TRIPS, istanbul tours, incentive tours in Turkey turkey tours
istanbul tours, incentive tours in Turkey turkey tours, turkey tour guide: Hi Neil; Yes , Turkey is among top choices for incentive trips; offering many travel - and sightseeing charms; before , after and during the incentive programs. Turkey s top destinations other then Istanbul include Ephesus and Cappadocia ; these are...

Turkey: retirement in Turkey, private health cover, quiet lifestyle
private health cover, quiet lifestyle, private hospitals: Dear Mary , My answer to your question is that I am not too sure whether in fact you could live ok on $900 a month . Firstly Bodrum and Antalya would be more expensive than some of the smaller coastal resorts like Kas and Dalyan so you may want to look...

Turkey: settle in turkey, companies in india, specialist school
companies in india, specialist school, tourist visa: Hi Jasmine Turkey is a lovely place to live. Foreigners can rent houses no problem. To live here you need to be able to get a residence permit. There are different ways to do this, depending on your nationality. For example, Americans and Europeans...

Turkey: skewers, kitchenware stores, shish kebab
kitchenware stores, shish kebab, hand luggage: Hi Conrad As the shish kebab comes from Turkey, this is a great place to get it. Shish is the name of the skewer on which the kebab is cooked. As this is such a basic of Turkish cuisine, you can get the shish skewer at all hardware and kitchenware stores....

Turkey: Train travel in Turkey, onur air, travel agency in istanbul
onur air, travel agency in istanbul, train timetables: Hi Elizabeth , Personally yuou wouyld need to be a real train buff to want to travel from Istanbul to Cappadocia . The first section from Istanbul to Ankara is great with hitgh speed comfortable trains with sleeping compartments etc . The second section...

Turkey: Travel - Turkey, bus couch, turkeytravelplanner
bus couch, turkeytravelplanner, onurair: Hi; Istanbul to Kusadasi : Near Canakkale is Troy , not much is left out of. PAst Troy, Beramkale - ancient Assos is a charming tiny waterfront resort with the ancient city , underdeveloped town which is great. Before Izmir; Pergamon is a major...

Turkey: Travel in turkey and greece in Aug 08, old grandmother, cruise companies
old grandmother, cruise companies, holiday choice: Hi Jonathan, Your question is a broad one.... If you could give more information like mobility issues, tastes of holiday & choice of hotels and finally trip in private or tour regular basis ? You can do cruise part with a gulet or with cruise companies...

Turkey: Travelling from Bodrum, cleopatra island, travel service providers
cleopatra island, travel service providers, dolphin logo: Hi, For transportation : Buying domestic flight tickets in advance in Turkey makes it as inexpensive as bus trips. www.flypgs.com ,www.atlasjet.com , www.thy.com , www.onurair.com.tr are the major airlines. You may use www.alabanda.com.tr - travel agency...

Turkey: Travelling from Istambul to Bodrum, hotel in bodrum, istambul
hotel in bodrum, istambul, interesting places: Hi Juana, I can recommend you to fly to istanbul for 2 or 3 day and participate city tours. There are a lot of good and interesting places but neither 2/3 day enough for istanbul nor 1 week for Turkey. Yours, http://www.kultur.gov.tr/EN/Default.aspx?17A16AE30572D313D4AF1EF75F7A79681D9DD78D03148A6E...

Turkey: Turkey in August?, anatolian plateau, sea breezes
anatolian plateau, sea breezes, gulet cruises: Hi Louise , Well I dont know what to say except that July is withouta doubt the hottest month . As we are 1200 metres up on the Central Anatolian Plateau in Cappadocia our evenings can still be cool and of course we are about 10C cooler than the coast where...

Turkey: Weddings, Marriage in Turkey
Marriage in Turkey: Hi graham, It depends on how many guest you will have ? If you have less than 20-25 quest, you can hire a meeting room of the hotel.I suppose the hotel managers expected a long and crowded marriage ceromony. If you are planning a short marriage ceromony...

Turkey: going there, marrying in turkey, working in turkey
marrying in turkey, working in turkey, work permission: Dear Diana, It is not very easy to obtain work permission in Turkey. You must have a work permit which is applied for on behalf of your employer who must explain why a Turkish person could not do the same job. If you had a medical specialty in which...

Turkey: Bodrum Bus service, denizli bus schedule from Bodrum
denizli bus schedule from Bodrum: Dear Bryna, I know it s in Turkish but try going to http://www.pamukkaleturizm.com.tr/ and click on sefer saat ve fiyat sorgulamasi and then you ll have a pop up window where you can select the starting point (hareket) finishing point (varis) and the...

Turkey: Cost of Living in Turkey, cost of living in turkey, med coast
cost of living in turkey, med coast, health situation: Hi Roland, First i checked the meaning of Lycian Peninsula from internet, and found that it is a small village around finike. http://jacintoincairo.blogspot.com/2006/09/turkey-part-3-lycian-peninsula.html http://www.kalamar.teramare.com/Kalamar_Apartment.pdf...

Turkey: Costs and Advise for Izmir, new turkish lira, staying in turkey
new turkish lira, staying in turkey, lahoya: Hi Diane, 1. Food costs depends on where you eat and what you eat. You may buy bread-cheese and juice or cola, or you may have tost-hamburger with a juice for 4-5 YTL (Yeni Turk Lirası-NTL- New Turkish Lira). You can spend 30-40 YTL for eating in a...

Turkey: cost of living, salary reduction, gas bottles
salary reduction, gas bottles, busy city: Hello Lai, A lot of your decision will need to take into consideration where in Izmir you will be living/working and what your expectations are. Rents can vary from 500 USD to 3000 USD depending on the district. Gas bottles are now 43 YTL (about 25...

Turkey: Education, marmara school bodrum education
marmara school bodrum education: Dear Samantha, I wish I could guide you to some suggested schools with excellent primary school education, but unfortunately I cannot. Many of the local public schools wax and wane with quality and teachers and are not reliable from year to year. At one...

Turkey: education, initial adjustment period, private boarding schools
initial adjustment period, private boarding schools, bodrum peninsula: Dear Sara, There aren t any schools on the Bodrum peninsula teaching solely in English. Most foreigners living in Turkey place their children in the local state school with absolutely difficulties after the initial adjustment period, and the benefit is...

Turkey: entering Turkey from Syria, nemrut dag, entering turkey
nemrut dag, entering turkey, aleppo syria: Hi Maurizio, An Italian friend did something smilar but Only Syria this time after Turkey. If you do have the time yes your itinerary is doable. I have been to Syria as close as only from Hatay so I advice you once you enter to check going out border once...

Turkey: Gocek to Paros, Turkey, Greek islands
Turkey, Greek islands, ferry: Hi John, Here are the choices for you to leave Turkey by sea if not using private gulet or motoryacht: Kas to Meis Fethiye to Rhodos Marmaris to Rhodos Bodrum to Kos Kusadasi to Samos Cesme to Chios Dikili to Lesvos Ayvalik to Mitillini From...

Turkey: Istanbul - Dalaman and return, overnight buses, turkish airlines
overnight buses, turkish airlines, overnight bus: Hi Martin , There are both overnight buses and flights direct from Istanbul to Dalaman . I suggest you contact a travel agency www.walkabouttr.comor one of your own choosing to arrange either flight tickets or bus tickets . Flights can easilybe booked on...

Turkey: Istanbul in December, muslim country, christmas period
muslim country, christmas period, shopping malls: Hi Kate Yes, everything is open like a normal working day on Christmas Day. Turks dont celebrate Christmas, but all the shopping malls are decorated with festive baubles and Santas for New Year. It is cold, and we may have rain or snow. If you want...

Turkey: internet access Istanbul, adsl internet service, turk telecom
adsl internet service, turk telecom, wireless modems: Dear Karen Yes, in Turkey the state telephone company Turk Telecom provides an ADSL internet service. It is fast access. You can sign up for it the same time as you sign up for a telephone. Wiresless etc is achieved by the modem you choose. Wireless...

Turkey: June Weather, humidity levels, light clothing
humidity levels, light clothing, weather information: Hi Dipil, Weather usulaly nice and warm and getting hot by the day. Except in Cappadocia you do not need anything else than light clothing. A light jacket or similar can be nice for Cappadocia. Humidity is more effective in Antalya region. http://www.travelatelier.com/Weather.htm...

Turkey: Nemrut Dagi and Blue Cruise, nemrut dagi, mr murat
nemrut dagi, mr murat, myrsa: Hi Sara, Spending the night can also be done at Kahta depending on your timing at Mt. Nemrut. From Malatya to Kayseri there are plenty of buses and after Kayseri another one or private transfer to heart of Cappadocia. From Cappadocia to Antalya by bus...

Turkey: overstay, university entrance examination, visa application form
university entrance examination, visa application form, istanbul emniyet: Hi Ashish, If you didn t change your ticket, i suppose it would not cause any penalty payment for overstaying 4 day in Turkey. But it is best way to ask below given telefon number by phone: Istanbul Emniyet Müdürlügü Yabancılar Sube Müdürlügü Fatih,...

Turkey: overstayed visa, multiple entry visa, fatih
multiple entry visa, fatih, istanbul: Hi andrew, I have no idea about that issue. You can ask this question to the below given number. Hopefullly it helps you. Istanbul Emniyet Müdürlügü Yabancılar Sube Müdürlügü Fatih, Istanbul Tel: +(212) 636 18 51 - +(212) 636 18 65 -...

Turkey: salary, getting a visa, time in turkey
getting a visa, time in turkey, work visa: Hi Vetri, The package you ve been offered sounds pretty standard but it does make a difference where you are and whether it s seasonal or all year round work, what the standard of accomodation is and how far it is from the location of the restaurant. ...

Turkey: short visit to Turkey 18.7 to 28.7.08, world heritage list, turkey istanbul
world heritage list, turkey istanbul, developped countries: Hi singh, Unfortunately i cant arrange for your stay in Istanbul because i live in Ankara. But i can help you to find a good hotel. Hotel stars has similar meaning, similar quality & service quality with all developped countries. I am going to paste some...

Turkey: starting a business in Turkey, pat yale, opening a business
pat yale, opening a business, google: Hi Carol , I would suggest that you get hold of a book called A handbook for living in Turkey by Pat Yale which contains a section on opening a business as well as all you would need to know ragrding residency permits taxes , etc etc .While not being specifically...

Turkey: Taxes, impossible question, job opportunity
impossible question, job opportunity, owned company: Hi Roger , This is an impossible question to answer as Tax rates can depend on whether you are a resident or not, how your company is paying you or categorising you for their tax purposes, whether the company that you are working for is a foreign owned...

Turkey: Tours from Fethiye to Cappadocia, fez travel, hop on hop off bus
fez travel, hop on hop off bus, fethiye: Hi Wil , As far as I know there are no tour companies that just do sectional tours to Fethiye - Cappadocia - Istanbul . The only suggestion that I could make is to look up FEZ travel in Istanbul . They have a hop on hop off bus service with guides that...

Turkey: Travel in Turkey, service buses, turkish airlines
service buses, turkish airlines, time in turkey: Hi Michele , There are service buses run by both Turkish Airlines and Onur Air from Kayseri airport to your nominated hotel . The price is 17 ytl per person and it takes about 1 hr . You do need to book these in advance so either contact either Airline or...

Turkey: Visiting Turkey in August, meryemana, flyair
meryemana, flyair, atlasjet: Hi Leila, You should decide wheather Pamukkale worth to visit or not. Let me give you some links about Pamukkale (city name is Denizli) which would help you for reaching a decision: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamukkale http://www.pamukkale.gen.tr/Default.aspx...

Turkey: vısa, perth scotland, marriage need
perth scotland, marriage need, british passport: OK. The first thing you need to do is get a residency permit for yourself. As mentioned in my previous reply, I m just waiting for some info back from a couple of contacts who should be able to recommend people locally who can help you. All the Best...

Turkey: Weather in Bitez in August, new turkish lira, meteoroloji gov tr
new turkish lira, meteoroloji gov tr, bitez: Hi Louise, You should expect at least 10 % increase in food prices, like all around the world. We are using YTL (which means New Turkish Lira). You can check weather conditions at below given link. Bodrum is only 8 km far from the Bitez. http://www.meteoroloji.gov.tr/2006/english/eng-cities.aspx?...

Turkey: Accommodation Turkey, accommodation turkey, blue cruise
accommodation turkey, blue cruise, beysehir: Dear Michele, Murat Ozguc (a fellow expert on this website under Turkey) is probably better suited to assist you with accomodation from Goreme to Kas, as we specialize in the Blue Cruise and Bodrum area. Please contact him for more information. Kind...

Turkey: Bus Travel, ankara airport, balloon tour
ankara airport, balloon tour, balloon flight: Hi Russell, As written on my profile I am not able to help with buses as there are so many and usually their web sites are in Turkish. Plus webs may not be updated. I know from Ankara Nevtur, Goreme Seyahat, Kent, Metro runs to Cappadocia. Also from...

Turkey: Buses, goreme, morning bus
goreme, morning bus, hi tim: Hi Tim , There is no direct bus from Goreme to KizKalesi . You would need to book a bus from Goreme to Mersin or Tarsus and from there change to a local bus that runs along the coast to Kizkalesi. The bus to Mersin takes around 5 hrs approx and then a...

Turkey: buses in Turkey, gulet cruise, kamilkoc
gulet cruise, kamilkoc, pamukkale: Hi Jared, Your timing is a bit thight. On arrival day see Ephesus and evening bus to Denizli-Pamukkale. Stay overnight and visit Pamukkale and bus to Bodrum. You may need to change bus onroute. Here are two companies with most route intercity buses www.pamukkaleturizm.com.tr...

Turkey: buses in Turkey, pamukkale turizm, gulet cruise
pamukkale turizm, gulet cruise, pamukkale: Jared Hi! You have chosen some great places but I think your itinerary is a bit ambitious, given the terrain involved. It may look close on the map, but you are going across country (main routes run from Istanbul and Ankara), and the roads are not great....

Turkey: buses in Turkey, gulet cruise, pamukkale
gulet cruise, pamukkale, morning bus: Hi Jared, Yes, you can easily find bus between these places in addition to minibuses. Pamukkale - Bodrum: 275-280 km, Nearly 5 hours, should be cost around 20 YTL (16-17 USD) Selcuk - Bodrum: 250 km, Nearly 3,5 hours, should be cost around 16 YTL...

Turkey: Currency, atm machines, lira
atm machines, lira, good luck: Dear Lee, Bring Euros and change them once you get here for a better rate. Some ATM machines only give you YTL, but some are able to provide EURO. Check with your bank about what the service charge will be however. It can be steep! Good luck Dina...

Turkey: cappadocia advice..., dear ruth, ruth first
dear ruth, ruth first, googling: Hi Naomi , Thankyou so much for your kind words -they are very much appreciated ! I have been helped out on my travels so much over the years that its nice to be able to see what I can do to help others. I do think 2 weeks is too long to spend in Cappadocia...

Turkey: Day Trips from Rhodes to Turkey, travel agent in rhodes, private trip
travel agent in rhodes, private trip, 26th of july: Hi Arian , I am not a travel agent so therefore cannot answer your question in the detail that you require . Day trips are available from Rhodes to Marmaris in Turkey though sadly Marmaris is ınundated with cheap British Holiday makers so its one of...

Turkey: Ferry to SAMOS., adnan menderes, istanbul ataturk
adnan menderes, istanbul ataturk, google search: Hi David, The first parth of the question not related with Turkey, but i did a quick search on internet and found below links may be helpful to you: http://www.estamostravel.com/yunanistan_turlari_no2.html http://forum.virtualtourist.com/forum-505-1-Travel-Prefecture_of_Samos-1-forum.html...

Turkey: First time travellers/ Honeymoon on a budget, time travellers, time in turkey
time travellers, time in turkey, speedy reply: Hi Aneesa, Congratulations with your marriage. Your timing is a bit limited to do all but here you go: You can cross to Rhodos from Marmaris. Kos is only possible from Bodrum. From Marmaris twice daily. To go to Istanbul, you can take the night bus,...

Turkey: Moving to Istanbul on expat contract, turkey istanbul, expat guide
Turkey: Moving to Istanbul on expat contract, turkey istanbul, expat guide

Turkey: Help is needed, dear sir or madam, medical conventions
dear sir or madam, medical conventions, orthodox christians: I made an internet search for you : http://bioakupuntur.com/ you may get in touch and get info from them : Below were the other results with sites that did not work; above site is probably related to. www.noralterapi.org site an association...

Turkey: Help needed for itinerary, river boat cruise, speedy reply
river boat cruise, speedy reply, pennisular: Dear Annie , I am happy to answer you questions as best I can but I am not a travel agent and also no substitute for a good guide book and unfortunately I also dont at all like Marmaris . It is overrun with cheap package tourists so unless you have your...

Turkey: Help is needed, dear sir or madam, medical conventions
dear sir or madam, medical conventions, orthodox christians: Dear Sam , Whilst I appreciate your question this area is really out of my expertise . I would suggest you googgle conferences in Istanbul as there appears to be a medical conference on there every few months and perhaps you may find ones that you are interested...

Turkey: help, holiday visa, visa section
holiday visa, visa section, business ties: Hi , No its no different . The British Embassy in Ankara has a very comprehensive website which lists all you need to know when applying for a visa . They also have a consulate in Istanbul and if I remember correctly one in Fethiye too . So use the one that...

Turkey: Istanbul Airport - Halal food?, istanbul ataturk airport, halal food
istanbul ataturk airport, halal food, istanbul airport: Hi; At Istanbul international airport one level above the departure floor ( second floor dept, first floor arrival ) is where burger king and a multi cuisine restaurant is situated. A lot of their clients are Turkish crew , and they serve beef or lamb...

Turkey: Istanbul from Marmaris via Ephesus (Kusadasi)
With almost no exception all the intercity busses in Turkey are perfectly comfortable, there is extremely small chance of going wrong. Even a number of village vans are air-conditinoned VW or Mercedes. Possibly pamukkale ( bus company name ) or metro is...

Turkey: Istanbul parking, happy travels, proper lighting
happy travels, proper lighting, traffic congestion: Dear John, Thanks for your enquiry. My knowledge of that area of Istanbul isn t that hot but I ve asked around and have been told that as long as the carpark you choose does have the proper lighting etc, you should be fine. I would not recommend leaving...

Turkey: Izmir to Kusadasi and Pamukkale, gulet cruise, budget rent a car
gulet cruise, budget rent a car, artemis temple: Hi! ( First a rent a car option to optimise trips time and practicality wise : If you have the budget rent a car ( on internet there are lots of good deals, but let it be a diesel car , cos gas is the most expensive here. Then you do cover much more -...

Turkey: islands, boutique hotels, istanbul
boutique hotels, istanbul, west coast: Hi , I actually dont know the biggest island in Turkey but there is the Princess islands just an hour out of Istanbul and all 3 have accomodation . Ask any travel agentin Istanbul and they will tell you where to take the ferry etcand possibly help set you...

Turkey: istanbul-izmir ferry, overnight cruise, trip duration
overnight cruise, trip duration, train company: Zuzana As far as I know the Istanbul Izmir ferries no longer run. The roads have improved, meaning people prefer to drive. The Denizline company that used to do this route, now uses the ships on its Istanbul Bodrum route. You should either get a...

Turkey: Living in Corlu, tehran iran, conservative family
tehran iran, conservative family, ytl: Hi Abbas, It depends on your standarts and living way. One can say 1.000 YTL is enough for me when other one thoughts that 2.000 is very less than enough. Normally i suppose you will pay 500 YTL for house renting (with 3 room in addition to one living room)....

Turkey: Moving to Istanbul on expat contract, indian tv channels, digital tv system
indian tv channels, digital tv system, fresh fruit and vegetables: Dear Atul Hope your transition to Istanbul goes smoothly. 1. It is hard to give you a budget, as it depends on hoe much you spend on entertainment, sports, hobbies etc. Food and toiletries again it depends on whether you use local products, or expensive...

Turkey: Mykonos to Turkey, santorini, greek islands
santorini, greek islands, early september: Hi Annie , Sorry I cant help you with this as you are asking me a question about where ferries originate in Greece and my area is Turkey . I do however know that there are daily ferries from Rhodes in Greece to Marmaris as well as some of the other closer...

Turkey: PROPERTY, property question, correct documentation
property question, correct documentation, family disputes: Assuming you re transferring money from the UK to Turkey, a bank transfer is the safest method. If the funds are for your own use, you should open a GBP account with your Turkish bank and transfer gbp to GBP. Then you can exchange it to YTL here in Turkey...

Turkey: Retirement in Turkey, different nationalities, retirement place
different nationalities, retirement place, retirement location: Dear Rohit, Turkey is such a vast and varied country, Where do I start? is a very difficult question to answer! Turkey is already a popular retirement location for people of different nationalities as they find the climate, relaxed pace of life and potential...

Turkey: relaxed holiday on the coast, not too far from istanbul, onurair, domestic airlines
onurair, domestic airlines, holiday in turkey: Hello Naomi, Try looking at holiday resorts in Cesme (close to Izmir), Bodrum and Fethiye. It s probably best to avoid Marmaris and Kusadasi - too touristy and over developed. Sea Garden in Bodrum might be a nice choice for you. It s about 30 minutes...

Turkey: travel from Istanbul to Burgas, overnight bus, murat
overnight bus, murat, many thanks: Dear Nina, Just a little point: Your question is not very clear. You have questioned about my knowledge but Turkey is a big country and I am not a bus agent. Probably I should just answer you, this is out of my expertise !!!! Happy travelling, Mura...

Turkey: visit to cappadocia from side, goreme, nevsehir
goreme, nevsehir, local bus: You can take a bus from Side ( or Alanya ) to Nevsehir ( that is the main city of Cappadocia ) . It is several hours, tiring. A stop over city on the way would be Konya. Or you may fly to Cappadocia from Antalya with an Istanbul connection, or fly to Ankara...

Turkey: visiting scotland, national insurance payments, visiting scotland
national insurance payments, visiting scotland, getting a visa: Dear Monique, Visas to the UK seem to be a bit pot luck with the process getting more difficult for some yet seeming surprisingly easy for others. The main issues seem to be that the authorities need to be convinced that the visitor can support him/herself...

Turkey: Where should we go, overnight bus, information and guidance
overnight bus, information and guidance, olympos: Under normal conditions if you are not looking for a ticket the same day you arrive, I do not see a risk. Altough its now high summer season there should be enough spaces and there are plenty of bus companies running to Fethiye. Happy Travelling, Mura...

Turkey: advice on moving to turkey, pat yale, schooling options
pat yale, schooling options, englishwoman: Hi Jason , The best advise I can give you is to buy A handbook for living in Turkey by Pat Yale . She herself is an Englishwoman and this book gives you everything you need to know from daily prices to rents doctors, lawyers, vets , schooling and more .It...

Turkey: Boats and food, gulet, Bodrum wooden boat
gulet, Bodrum wooden boat, Turkish cooking Blue Cruise: Dear Debra, Nice to meet other women who also have interests as diverse as Turkish cooking and wooden boats! Dave spent time restoring a wooden boat in New South Wales originally built in Launceston(Kauri celery top)before moving to Bodrum to pursue...

Turkey: Bus from Fethiye to Goreme, return bus, fethiye
return bus, fethiye, long holiday: Hi Ally , well you are quite right there is no way that you can book tickets in advance outside the country and I have complained about it for years .! Three days however should be enough in advance to secure seats for 4 persons as long as its not for a...

Turkey: Buying a Gulet, purchase gulet turkey
purchase gulet turkey: Dear Mairead, Apologies for the delay in getting back to you. We have now wrapped up the Sydney Boat Show and will be returning to Bodrum tomorrow, so I wanted to take this time to send you some information. You asked about the lifespan of a gulet....

Turkey: bus, tourism information center, izmir airport
tourism information center, izmir airport, sehirler: Hi, İzmir menderes airport and intercity bus terminal located in different places. You should go first Izmir intercity Bus terminal (which means in Turkish Sehirler arasi otobus terminali ). Then you would be able to find 3-5 bus or minibus from...

Turkey: bus travel in Turkey, kent turizm, urgup
kent turizm, urgup, bus travel: Hi Sherry, You can easily find bus from Antalya to Urgup. It would be better to take your ticket (from Antalya to Nevsehir for Urgup)when you first arrived to Antalya. It is 540 km by bus. You can buy your ticket online too. Bus leaving from Antalya...

Turkey: cappadocia, service buses, country flights
service buses, country flights, turkish airlines: Hi Carol , I think I would probably book a hotel in Istanbul for your arrival and then you have the first few days covered. After that I would think that you are pretty safe to either find something when you arrive or just book a day in advance. This may...

Turkey: coach travel, 12th of september, coach travel
12th of september, coach travel, mugla: Hi Ann, There are local companies runs in the route. I have searched for you the domestic companies but could not get online info on this route. However Muğla - Izmir buses would also serve the purpose. - Mugla Aydin or direct Mugla Kusadasi routes...

Turkey: Entrance To The Black Sea, mediterrean sea, marmara sea
mediterrean sea, marmara sea, aegean sea: Hi Charles, Check map please, you will see two strait which is called Turkish straits. Canakkale strait and Istanbul strait. Istanbul strait connects the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea when Canakkale strait (Dardanelles)connects the Marmara Sea to the Mediterrean...

Turkey: guiding camel & hiking tours in capadoccia, camel owners, desert of israel
camel owners, desert of israel, larapinta trail: hi George, Great idea !I personally think it would be an excellent idea but there are already many walking guides in this area and although some guides are not liscenses by law you are required to hold a guide liscense when dealing in anything of a touristic...

Turkey: living in Turkey, cost of living in turkey, business concentration
cost of living in turkey, business concentration, intl business: Dear Gaelle, How exciting for you to be moving to Turkey and beginning your career here! Yes, you can most likely find work here, though there are some caveats. Basically, you can work legally with an official work permit from Ankara, or illegally...

Turkey: money, safety sake, travelers checks
safety sake, travelers checks, atm machines: Hi Irene , British pounds are usually fine to exchange into Lira but more so on the coast than in some other parts of Turkey so it may be wise to also bring some Euros . Cash is much better than travellers cheques which you will find difficult and expensive...

Turkey: Owning a business in Turkey, turkish population, owning a business
turkish population, owning a business, legal expert: Dear Gill, Please understand that I am not a legal expert on your question. From my understanding of the general situation, you can have expats working for you but you must obtain work permits for them from Ankara. Part of the process of applying...

Turkey: planning to go turkey, e konsolosluk, visa welcome
e konsolosluk, visa welcome, visa visa: Hi Diana, You can find explanations for a working visa at below given link: http://www.csgb.gov.tr/en/index.php http://www.csgb.gov.tr/en/page.php?page=bilgiform_gercek http://www.e-konsolosluk.net/Visa/Visa_Welcome.aspx http://www.e-konsolosluk.net/InfoNotes/IN_Item.aspx?ID=300...

Turkey: pls. i need information, passport holders, property in turkey
passport holders, property in turkey, uk investment: Alen, Below given link maybe helpful for you: http://www.e-konsolosluk.net/InfoNotes/IN_Item.aspx?ID=300 Kind regards, Hi Alen, I have no idea about your question. But did a quick search on internet for being able to help you. Please visit...

Turkey: Running a business in Turkey, unnecessary hassle, turkish citizens
unnecessary hassle, turkish citizens, running a business: Hi Gill, All your employees that are not Turkish citizens should have a work permit. Of course, you ll get away with having a few friends and family helping out every now and then but you do have to be careful - if you re too successful, a jealous competitor...

Turkey: Salary and jobs in turkey, sabanci university, accountancy firm
sabanci university, accountancy firm, time in turkey: Thats a very difficult question to answer as I have no idea what course you are studying - why you chose Sabanci university etc etc. Those are decisions that I certainly cant help you with - perhaps you may be wise to seek some guidence from someone more familiar...

Turkey: schools in Altinkum, nuts and bolts, phonetic language
nuts and bolts, phonetic language, dyslexics: Hello Val, The immediate answer which popped into my head as I read your question is to most definitely go for it. Several reasons, including the fact that the social benefits your children will have from living in another culture and learning another...

Turkey: Thank you!, kind reply, answer tips
kind reply, answer tips, cave hotel: Hi Yelena , Thankyou so much for your kind reply- it was very much appreciated! Hisar Cave Evi is a lovely boutique Cave hotel and Ortahisar is one of the least touristic of the Cappadocian villages so you may find local transport etc a little difficult...

Turkey: Travel to Bodrum in November, booking flights, direct flights
booking flights, direct flights, domestic flight: Hi Janet, Since November is off season there may not be direct flights, but try EasyJEt as well. Other alternative can be flying to Istanbul and take domestic flight to Bodrum. There are plenty of flights to Bodrum from ıstanbul. Kind Regards, ...

Turkey: Travel out of Istanbul, ephesus region, metroturizm
ephesus region, metroturizm, kamilkoc: Hi Lisa Boat and train travel are not that well developed in Turkey. The best way to get to Kusadasi from Istanbul is by intercity bus. It takes about 9 or 10 hours. You can prebook tickets. I would recommend you check the following websites for routes,...

Turkey: Travel in Turkey (Fethie, Cappadoccia, Mediterranean Coast), type travelers, mediterranean coast
type travelers, mediterranean coast, cappadoccia: Hi Yelena , Cappadocia can sometimes be very cold at the end of October and the earliest that it has snowed here is 28/10 so do come prepared with lots of layers just in case we get an early change to the weather. In saying that it occassionally can be quite...

Turkey: Traveling from Antalya to Istanbul, onur air, anatalya
onur air, anatalya, journey times: There are regular day and night bus services from Antalya to Istanbul and the journey probably takes around 14 hrs . Prices vary from company to company but generally speaking buses are excellent here in Turkey. Why not also look at one of the cheaP AİRLİNES...

Turkey: Traveling from Istanbul to Antalya, olympos, special hotel
olympos, special hotel, bus ride: Hi Jody, I would suggest that you fly to Antalya and while in Antalya do some day trips to see more of the Turkish countryside rather than enduring a very long bus ride from Istanbul .Day trips could include the ancient sites of Aspendos , Perge , Thermasos...

Turkey: Turkey, kas kalkan, eyes of the beholder
kas kalkan, eyes of the beholder, island cruises: Hi Dima , Turkey is a huge as well as varied country and most people spend at least 2 -3 weeks to see just the basics like Istanbul , Ephesus,Bodrum,Fethiye,Kas, Kalkan, Antalya and Cappadocia . There is of course wonderful other areas on the black sea...

Turkey: Visiting Turkey, tuz golu, small group tours
tuz golu, small group tours, management lecturer: Hi Robyn Yes, Turkey is totally safe, and Turks are extremely friendly and helpful. Travel. Intercity buses are easy! There is a wide network of intercity buses. Every town has a bus station. Go there, buy a ticket, and jump on a bus going where...

Turkey: visa, visa renewal, visa extension
visa renewal, visa extension, visa section: As you are British a renewal of your visa inside Turkey is very easy . I am sorry I dont know the current cost as I havent been to the local visa section for some time . Try one of the expat websites like www.mymerhaba.com and they will have full visa renewal...

Turkey: working, viable business model, pat yale
viable business model, pat yale, uk passport: Dear Darren , The first step before starting a business is to do as much research as possible.I would suggest that you buy A handbook for Living in Turkey by Pat Yale which will include everything you will need to know about living , working and establishing...

Turkey: Boating in Turkey, bareboat charter Turkey, gulet charter Turkey
bareboat charter Turkey, gulet charter Turkey: Dear Fawaz, Thank you for enquiring about chartering in Turkey. The Aegean coastline of Turkey is one of the most stunning in the world and full of beautiful anchorages and historical ruins. I ll be happy to provide you with both our sailing yacht...

Turkey: going to Bodrume Princess Delux hotel, central bus station, delux hotel
central bus station, delux hotel, dear emma: Dear Emma, The last time I took HAVAS it was 18 YTL per person and I expect it hasn t changed since that. From the Bodrum central bus station to Turkbukku, you could expect to pay around 75-80 YTL though you can and should bargain on a fixed price in advance...

Turkey: buses, man in seat 61, haydarpasa
man in seat 61, haydarpasa, cohesive system: Hi Paul , You asked if there is a route that goes from Ankara to Nevsehir or Kayseri. There are definitely plenty of buses that do this route that run daily at 2 hr intervals . You will have to take either a taxi direct or metro and walk from the train station...

Turkey: buses, new turkish lira, kusadasi turkey
new turkish lira, kusadasi turkey, cesme: Hi William, You should first go to Izmir from Cesme or Kusadasi by bus or by minibus, both are nearly 80 km and should cost less than 10 Euro. You may prefer to go to Aydin from kusadasi. The distance from Ankara to Izmir is 604 km, from Ankara to Aydin...

Turkey: Cappadocia in Late November early December, pigeon valley, ala turka
pigeon valley, ala turka, esbelli evi: Hi Jo , Usually most accomodationis open at least until new Year so you shouldnt have too much difficulty in getting the hotel of you choice . Just check that they are centrally heated as it can get very cold by then and in a bad year we may well even have...

Turkey: career/salary, career salary, financial analysts
career salary, financial analysts, conditions of employment: Hi Betul, Of course there is a demand for financial analysts and related professionals in Turkey - there s no doubt about that. Assuming you speak Turkish, being bi lingual would also increase your potential significantly. Whether you ll earn more in...

Turkey: careers, finding a good job, uak
finding a good job, uak, unexperienced: Hi Betul, 1. I hope you can speak good Turkish, for being able to have finding a good job in Turkey. 2. You had better to check whether your diploma will work in Turkey or not. You can ask with e-mail: http://www.ise.org/ http://www.yok.gov.tr/uak/...

Turkey: Very confused on hotels!!, elkep evi, expedia
elkep evi, expedia, cave hotel: Hi Sabina , Delighted I could be of help.Just google Turkish hotels and see what you come up with or try www.turkeytravelplanner.com which is excellentand has comments on all the hotels in Cappadocia - or at least the ones worth mentioning .You can click...

Turkey: Driving in Cappadocia late November, snow chains, maximum snow
snow chains, maximum snow, snow chain: Hi Victor, Sorry for mistake... Late November is a little bit critical dates for snow.. http://www.meteor.gov.tr/2006/tahmin/tahmin-iller.aspx?m=KAYSERI In November, 9.6 day has precipitation monthly average. Lowest temperature (between 1975-2007)...

Turkey: Employment, mba education, moscow business
mba education, moscow business, russian languages: Hi Yerzhan, It depends on both your CV and also your luck. You can try to learn it by applying on internet. You can definetly find more site if you search. If i were to, i would prefer to complete my MBA education first. http://www.elemanonline.com/...

Turkey: English speaking schools, english speaking schools, turkish lessons
english speaking schools, turkish lessons, english speaking school: Dear Jackie, As far as I am aware, there a no fully English speaking schools in the Bodrum area yet and certainly no government schools offering this. Considering the age of your children, you would probably be best considering The Marmara College which...

Turkey: Boating in Turkey, agean sea, private owners
Turkey: Boating in Turkey, agean sea, private owners

Turkey: Hot Air Ballooning, hot air balloon, budget trips
hot air balloon, budget trips, budget accomodation: Hi Harvind, Low Budget accomodation is getting a little hard to find in Goreme these days . I would try the Kose Pansion as they have a variety of rooms from cheap dorms through to nice doubles . Its basic and clean with an excellent swimming pool which is...

Turkey: some Information about Istanbul, electronics engineer, working visa
electronics engineer, working visa, foreign nationals: Hi Paliza , When I first came here I spoke no Turkish and managed ok with English until I got more fluent with the language . There are Turkish Language courses avbailable regularly in Istanbul through Tomer and also many privarte tutors that can help you...

Turkey: Money, maestro debit card, sterling travellers
maestro debit card, sterling travellers, airport exchange: Hi Norman Whatever you do, dont take travellers cheques! They are getting harder and harder to cash around the world. Some banks in Turkey do accept them, but they give you a very bad exchange rate and sometimes ask for your Turkish tax number before they...

Turkey: Pamukkale to Kusadasi vs Selcuk, credit card detail, turkish spelling
credit card detail, turkish spelling, brick and mortar: Hi; About your transportation first : The bus trip Istanbul to Selcuk ( Ephesus ) takes like 9 hours plus another 20 - 25 minutes to Kusadasi ( Kuşadası in Turkish spelling - convert to turkish language characters to view these letters correctly...

Turkey: could you please help me, charming mountain villages, mediterrenean coast
charming mountain villages, mediterrenean coast, cappadocia region: Hi; Your 3 - 4 word question s reply would be the content of one whole book. But below is general idea; if you google the areas I refer to, you can actually see some great photos : Black Sea Coast and Mediterrenean coast has got mountains , running parallel...

Turkey: Sailing the Aegean Sea, yacht charter companies, aegean sea
yacht charter companies, aegean sea, charter info: Dear Fawaz, I would be happy providing you yacht charter info and quotes. However this is a specific question and requires study. It is not easy to communicate on all experts...For professional help, please send me an e-mail, at murat@travelatelier.com...

Turkey: Turkey Visit, wooden sailboat, sailing route
wooden sailboat, sailing route, aegean sea: Hi Fawaz, I would love to help you but I am not a travel agent nor a specialist that deals with boat hire . I suggest you go onto www.turkeycentral.com and check out the travel agencies listed on their website as well as www.turkeytravelplanner.com.This is...

Turkey: tourist visa extension, tourist visa extension, time in turkey
tourist visa extension, time in turkey, local authorities: Dear Lamjon, You cannot extend a tourist visa. You must either leave the country, return (this can be done on the same day or next day if you travel to the Bulgaria border or to Kos or Rhodes from Bodrum) and get a new 3 month visa on re entry or you must...

Turkey: transportation in turkey, santoria, days thanks
santoria, days thanks, good combination: Hi William, Depends on what you are expecting to see, Mykonos can be interesting or very dull.... Santorini, Crete, Patmos is a good combination. A day or two Rhodos can be nice too. To reach Turkey, Kos,Rhodos, Meis, Mitillini, Samos and Chios are...

Turkey: turkey residency, turkish embassy in canada, residency in turkey
turkish embassy in canada, residency in turkey, ankara turkey: Hi Michele, Just recently I have hear that doual national Turkish citizens can also serve their army duty as civil servants. Its worth checking with the embassy what the new regulation will be . Regards, Murat Hi Michelle, This question is totally out...

Turkey: turkey and travel AND FOOD, aegean airlines, food suggestions
aegean airlines, food suggestions, personal food: Dear Janice, As we don t live in Istanbul, I regret that I don t have any personal food suggestions for the city. I do have many for the local Bodrum area. One way to get to Mykonos/Santorini would be to take a ferry from either Kos or Rhodes, though...

Turkey: Worth Visiting Ankara?, mymerhaba, capadocia
mymerhaba, capadocia, pamukkale: Hi Harvind, You can easly find a lot of information about Ankara on internet. let me give some of them. Sure Ankara worth to visit it. But 10 days very limited time for Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale & Capadocia. http://www.kultur.gov.tr/EN/BelgeGoster.aspx?17A16AE30572D3137A2395174CFB32E189326D2B69E01EEB...

Turkey: working visa, working visa, work visa
working visa, work visa, tourism companies: Hi Becki, Firstly I think you ve missed most of this summer. The season has already started to wind down and will almost come to a halt mid October. You can t get a work visa for yourself. Your employer has to apply for it on your behalf and you risk being...

Turkey: 10 days in turkey, beautifull country, onurair
beautifull country, onurair, return flight: Dear Tanyia; I am so excited about you.Its a beautifull country and places to be.But i have to say 2 days is not enough for Cappadocia.You might wanna stay in Cappadocia for about 3 days minimum.Its nice place to see the local life and cultural stuff.And...

Turkey: Bus Travel from Gerome to Pamukkale, fake trojan, seat allocations
fake trojan, seat allocations, overnight buses: Hi Tami , There are daily overnight buses from Goreme to Pammukale and a couple of different bus companies to choose from. I am not sure when you are planning to be in Goreme but if it is during the tourist season May- October it is always wise to book your...

Turkey: By bus from Antalya to Öludeniz, long is the journey, paragliding activities
long is the journey, paragliding activities, journey in time: Dear Tove; As i know there are buses running everyday 5 buses a day.It is a very easy connection for sure. But if you wanna learn more about busses you can go on Lonely Planet website. I hope it helps you if not please email me if you need any help. ...

Turkey: Cappadocia - Urgup, goreme open air museum, fairy chimneys
goreme open air museum, fairy chimneys, service buses: Dear Sue , You are right - the buses are excellent in Turkey . Most people take an overnight bus from Antalya to Cappadocia and its usually 12 hrs. The bus stops finally at Nevsehir in Cappadocia and then everyone is put onto smaller service buses to Urgup...

Turkey: Car registry, turkish border, license plate
turkish border, license plate, good luck: Dear Antonio, Before you can buy a car, you ll need to get residency permission for Turkey. In order to do this, you ll need to apply at the correct authority in the city that you find yourself. This is not extremely complicated but a time consuming process....

Turkey: Cost of living in Istanbul, living in istanbul, bed apartment
living in istanbul, bed apartment, kangurum: Dear Joumana, The cost of living can be as much or as little as you want it to be depending on the area you re living and socialising in. I ve put prices in USD as I m not sure where you re from. I think you should allow around 1,000 USD monthly rent...

Turkey: cappadocia, heritage travel, weasther
heritage travel, weasther, kelebek hotel: Hi June /Trev , Both Kelebek hotel and heritage travel have a good professional reputation and would definitely be one of the hotels7travel companies that I would have recommended. Kelebek has a range of rooms so if for any reason you are not happy you can...

Turkey: clothes shops, taksim square, clothes shops
taksim square, clothes shops, boyner: Hi; The walking street beginning from Taksim Square is called Istiklal. It is 2 km in lenght. The store named oxxo caters your age group and it is reasonable. Past mid way ( past Galatasaray Lisesi - High School ) ask for Terkos = it is a short...

Turkey: entry into turkey, resident alien card, permanent resident alien card
resident alien card, permanent resident alien card, entering turkey: Hi Elke, If you are entering Turkey on your German passport, and do not intend to stay for more than 90 days, you do not need a visa to enter the country. If you are entering using US identification (excuse my ignorance for not being familiar with permanent...

Turkey: Cost of living in Istanbul, living in istanbul, neighborhood
Turkey: Cost of living in Istanbul, living in istanbul, neighborhood, checkout

Turkey: clothes shops, local designers, botique
Turkey: clothes shops, local designers, botique, taksim

Turkey: Gaziatep, tourist point of view, mosaic pieces
Turkey: Gaziatep, tourist point of view, mosaic pieces, antep

Turkey: visa for chinese tourist, china, tourist visa
Turkey: visa for chinese tourist, china, tourist visa, temporary residence

Turkey: Gaziatep, gaziantep, points of interest
gaziantep, points of interest, aspx: Hi Susan, You can find detailed information about gaziantep at below given link; http://www.kultur.gov.tr/EN/BelgeGoster.aspx?17A16AE30572D3131055CFC3A8A961D4D11328CEA7025551 And there are more than one museum in Gaziantep; http://www.kultur.gov.tr/EN/BelgeGoster.aspx?17A16AE30572D3131055CFC3A8A961D47046799E749A6E99...

Turkey: Money, new turkish lira, lira euro
new turkish lira, lira euro, istanbul airport: Hi Derin, Surely this would be a plus. Having said that most vistors do already exchange their money at home with high exchange rate to Lira. Better to change money on arrival. At Istanbul airport there are banks 7/24 and plenty of ATM s as well. At hotels...

Turkey: rent, cappadocia, single room
cappadocia, single room, toilet: hi ibrahim. i wish ou are enjoyig being in Turkey. Are you looking for a room to stay in Cappadocia or somewhereelse.Because every single area have their own price ranges. Please let me know then i can let you know right back. Take care Semsetti...

Turkey: shoes for resale, ladies shoes, shoe industry
ladies shoes, shoe industry, google: Hi Serah , Apologies for the delay in reply but I have been away on holiday . I have answered this question before so I am not sure if this is a sewrious questişon or not . I know nothing about the shoe industry here in Turkey and its not in my area...

Turkey: train from istanbul to dalaman or antalia, lycian way, overnight bus
lycian way, overnight bus, train service: Hi Adrian, Thanks for your email. Unfortunately there is no train service from Istanbul to Dalaman or Altalya. If your interested in hiking some of the Lycian Way, the best place to go is Fethiye as there is many hiking routes starting from here. Quickest...

Turkey: trip to Syria ex Antakya, three cheers, travelling by bus
three cheers, travelling by bus, gaziantep: Hi Jody, Good to hear that you are coming back to Cappadocia. To enter Turkey you do not need to apply for a visa beforehand and entrance customs are able to deal with this issue. Travelling by bus; yes it is safe, why not.... For the 1 cheers left;...

Turkey: visa, philipine embassy, visa requirement
philipine embassy, visa requirement, 305 z: hİ , Sorry this is out of my area of expertise as every country has a different visa requirement .Your girlfriend should contact the Turkish Embassy in the philipines and see what the visa requirements are for her to enter Turkey .You could also contact...

Turkey: visa for chinese tourist, visa visa, passport holders
visa visa, passport holders, e konsolosluk: Hi Brian, You can apply for on-line visa at below given link: http://www.e-konsolosluk.net/Visa/Visa_Welcome.aspx As far as i know, extention of visa is too easy but you can ask-track your question on-line and get full answer. That site says that;...

Turkey: Bus from Capadoccia to Kusadasi, Cappadoica, travel
Cappadoica, travel, turkey: Dear Brian, There are several bus companies that run between Cappadocia and Kusadasi, some of those bus companies are Goreme Bus Company, Nevsehir Bus Company and Metro Bus Company. The buses are not direct buses, you take the big bus until Izmir and change...

Turkey: best sightseeing from Bodrum, Ephesus, Sirince
Ephesus, Sirince, Şirince: Hi; From 19th to 23rd you have like 3 full days : One day you sould spend in Bodrum ( lots of people go there to Enjoy Bodrum ; nice resort, nice castle with awesome museum, good shopping. Then one day s excursion need be to Ephesus ( on the...

Turkey: Driving in Winter, mozaics, snow chains
mozaics, snow chains, central turkey: Hi Rick; Cappadocia is even more impressive in winter after snowfall when the formations are covered with snow. I advise this to visitors who especially plan to flying to Cappadocia. For January there is a chance of having snowy days. While this...

Turkey: drive through Turkey to Northern Cyprus, google search, purchase maps
google search, purchase maps, city ports: Hi; After ending up in Turkey drive onto Istanbul, then onto Ankara, onto Konya and then to Tasucu, as in the added map ( Alanya and Mersin city ports are also mentioned ) Though to be on the safe side check the ferry schedules beforehand ; there may...

Turkey: my fiance coming england for holiday, 21st centuary, bbc series
Turkey: my fiance coming england for holiday, 21st centuary, bbc series, fiance

Turkey: Transport from Goreme to Neveshir, balloon tour, happy journey
Turkey: Transport from Goreme to Neveshir, balloon tour, happy journey, third day

Turkey: visa for Turkish citizen, british passport, worldbridge
Turkey: visa for Turkish citizen, british passport, worldbridge, uk citizen

Turkey: my fiance coming england for holiday, holiday romances, genuine relationships
holiday romances, genuine relationships, holiday visa: Hi Deborah , Very sorry there is nothing I can do to help .Every year there are thousands of woman who met Turkish men on holidays, stay with them, then of course either want them to meet the family or go and live in their countries together. You both...

Turkey: food and transportation cost, cost of living in turkey, public buses
cost of living in turkey, public buses, fish meat: Dear Hanif, I am so sorry if my answer was exceptionable for you and your personality but you appreciate that I do not know you and your personality thus had to inform you about all the possibilities.For example, most of the male students that I knew eat...

Turkey: Hiking in Cappadocia, unesco world heritage, unesco world heritage site
unesco world heritage, unesco world heritage site, goreme open air museum: Dear Tracy, Thank you for your question. As you have mentioned, Cappadocia is a great place for hiking but it also has a lot of other attractions such as the rock cut churches, underground cities and etc. and it is not possible to visit all of those...

Turkey: Moving to Turkey / Marmaris, turkish school, tourist visa
turkish school, tourist visa, living arrangement: Dear Alasdair, You have asked some important questions. May I suggest that for full information, you check out the www.mymerhaba.com website? It has the answers to most of your questions plus much more. In a nutshell, I suggest that your family all...

Turkey: Train Travel from Gaziantep, railway trips, oguz
railway trips, oguz, train travel: Hi; Here is the Turkish railroad department web site in English ; I belive they should have all the railroad information you need there. I do not do much railway trips, so I do not know much about that : http://www.tcdd.gov.tr/tcdding/index.htm Ogu...

Turkey: Transport from Goreme to Neveshir, service buses, goreme
service buses, goreme, love valley: hi Sharon , No you do not need to follow up with Metro . If you book the ticket when you arrive in Goreme you just wait at the gopreme bus Station and a Metro bus will take you to Nevsehir. Once there you sometimes stay on the same bus or transfer depending...

Turkey: Turkish National Dress, baggy pant, pleated skirts
baggy pant, pleated skirts, shalvar: Hi Avril , I think you are mistaking cultures . Turks dont wear white pleated skirts as part of the national costume but the Greeks do . Turks ususually wear a version of the Shalvar - a baggy pant that can come in a variety of colours depending on the region...

Turkey: turkey, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia, Turkey, Travel: Dear Alexander, Istanbul is one of the most amazing cities in the world and there is a lot to see in Istanbul but the most important ones are the Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Yerebatan (Underground) Cistern,hippodrome area, the Grand...

Turkey: turkish visa, british consulate in istanbul, turkish visa
british consulate in istanbul, turkish visa, visa requirements: Dear Dorothy, Congratulations! I hope they re very happy. In regard to your queries; 1. Your son-in-law must get a valid Turkish passport before he even thinks about applying for a visa. He cannot travel anywhere without one but will be able to find...

Turkey: Visiting Istanbul, good travel, private boat
good travel, private boat, kusadasi: Hi Greg , You really will need the advice of a good travel agent to deal with this question . There are daily ferries from Kusadasi on the agean coast to Samops but no direct rourte from Istanbul . You would either need to fly or bus toIzmir/ Kusadasi and...

Turkey: visa policy, visa policy, ministry of foreign affairs
visa policy, ministry of foreign affairs, turkish consulate: Dear Farzan, Visa issue other than touristic travel is out of my expertise. However I have found following information only from Ministry of Foreign affairs web site. I would suggest you to contact Turkish Consulate at home country for further information...

Turkey: visa for Turkish citizen, credit card details, visa fee
credit card details, visa fee, invitation letter: Getting a UK visa for a Turkish citizen is not easy. He has to provide all the documents to the Consulate: valid passport, financial status (documents from the bank), any deeds for houses or property, car ornership, credit card details, invitation letter from...

Turkey: Work in Bodrum, degree holder, weddding
degree holder, weddding, school names: Hi Sue , I get so many inquiries for foreigners who are looking for work so you should also look at some of my earlier posts for thorough details . All foreigners do need work permmits to work legally in Turkey and the government is getting stricter in checking...

Turkey: Work in Turkey, illegal employment, english staff
illegal employment, english staff, office position: Dear Sarah, Foreigners are not permitted to work legally in Turkey without an official work permit and these are not easy to obtain. I do not encourage illegal employment and you would not have any rights, medical benefits, or any guarantee of salary....

Turkey: my wife beth & I and 2 adult children visiting istanbul Nov 6-13, tom brosnahan, american expat
tom brosnahan, american expat, indeeed: hi Stanley , I think almost better than an american expat or similar you should contact a good expert or specialised travel agency and get as much advise on day tours etc as you can prior to your departure. Have a look also on www.turkeytravelplanner.com...

Turkey: Eastern Turkey, intercity busses, mt ararat
intercity busses, mt ararat, mevlana festival: Hi; If you check my earlier replies, you may realize I highly recommend visiting Aphrodisias for those people who are in southwestern Turkey around Bodrum, Kusadasi, Ephesus. It is a detour on one s way from Ephesus to Pamukkale ;( or also Antalya to...

Turkey: own business in turkey, lingerie shop, turkey
Turkey: own business in turkey, lingerie shop, turkey, china

Turkey: inquiry, learn4good com, travel turkey
learn4good com, travel turkey, roselle: Dear Roselle, Yes, you still need a Visa to enter Turkey, even if it s only for a day! Here is the relevant information: http://www.learn4good.com/travel/turkey_visas.htm Kind regards, Dina Street www.southerncrossbluecruising.com www.bodrumyachtservices.com...

Turkey: own business in turkey, lingerie market, lingerie shop
lingerie market, lingerie shop, business partnerships: Dear Agnes, It is indeed not easy to run a successful business without excellent local knowledge. Unfortunately, most business partnerships do not work out too well unless there is lots of advance preparation, written conditions and a legal agreement....

Turkey: study in istanbul, digid, salary range
digid, salary range, civil engineer: hi mahdi, 1. i suppose minimum 500 TL (340 USD) monthly exluding house rent. 2. Monthly metro ticket cost is 85 TL. One way single use ticket cost is 2 TL. 3. You can search job on internet or apply adds of newpaper. http://www.yenibiris.com/ http://www.elemanonline.com/...

Turkey: Travel in Turkey in November, swine flu, default collection
swine flu, default collection, average temperatures: Hi Fai, I hope it is not too late to answer. Turkey is a big country. Different cities will have different weather conditions during your trip to Turkey. Check for Extreme Maximum, Minimum and Average Temperatures Measured in Long Period by selecting...

Turkey: Turkey; # of visitors; water temperature, religious holidays, holiday dates
religious holidays, holiday dates, religious holiday: Hi, Both May and September are perfect months to visit Turkey. Probabily the number of visitors would be more or less the same if you compare these two, but in September water temperature will be warmer compared to May. You can see religious holiday...

Turkey: tourists visa from turkey to uk, turkish friend, visa issues
turkish friend, visa issues, tourist visa: Dear Susan, Although I am not an expert for visa issues, If you go through invitation process you may be fascinated what kind of paperwork you may need. It is better your friend applies for a tourist visa. UK Border Agency web sites would give procedure for...

Turkey: travel istanbul to croatia, travel istanbul, time in istanbul
travel istanbul, time in istanbul, wonderful time: Hi John , I am so sorry I am unable to help you with this question . Try an Istanbul based travel agent like www.walkaboutravel.com.tr or a brillant website www.turkeytravelplanner.com . Good Luck and hope you have a wonderful time in Istanbul , Rut...

Turkey: weather in march 2010 in istanbul, weather in march, weather condition
weather in march, weather condition, 8th of march: Hi Zaikin, March means mart in turkish. Colum named as Mart shows statistical meteorological data of Istanbul at below given link. http://www.dmi.gov.tr/veridegerlendirme/il-ve-ilceler-istatistik.aspx?m=ISTANBUL Average temp: 7.7 deg C Max.temp (Average)...

Turkey: best month for gulet travel, cold ocean water, hot weather
cold ocean water, hot weather, gocek: Hi, If you don t want cold or hot weather on the gulet along the Antalya coast, the best months are May-June and September-October. July-August weather is very hot, and other months the water is too cold. Regards. Burak www.AllAboutTurkey.com...

Turkey: best month to visit istanbul., hot air ballooning, cappadocia region
hot air ballooning, cappadocia region, www istanbul: Hi , The easiest way is to fly to Cappadocia - (staying in Goreme or Urguptowns ) though you can take overnight buses as well . I am not a travel agent so you will either need to check out Travel agency websites for Turkey or look at the Turkish airlines...

Turkey: Hiking Goreme December, pigeon valley, quad bikes
pigeon valley, quad bikes, winter price: Hi Tracy - its impossible to tell what the weather will be like in lat December but if it is snowy and cold hiking will be miserable and all but impossible as most of the paths are not well marked.None the less the weather is good and clear at the moment though...

Turkey: Mt. Nemrut, current weather conditions, private tour
current weather conditions, private tour, murat: Dear Andrea, With the current weather conditions, I would not really suggest Mt. Nemrut in February. It is ofcourse possible if you are well geared with a private tour but the best months would be April to October. Best regards, Murat www.travelatelier.com...

Turkey: Mt. Nemrut, nasuh mahruki, vitea
nasuh mahruki, vitea, winter sports: Hi Andrea, Please go to below given link and watch film named Winter Sports http://www.kultur.gov.tr/EN/Genel/BelgeGoster.aspx?17A16AE30572D31395FB1C5180B6EBD6A18E78E0AF5B93B4 You had better to ask this question directly to Mr. Nasuh Mahruki ( nasuh@nasuhmahruki.com...

Turkey: renew visa, australian passport, visa requirements
australian passport, visa requirements, tourist visa: Of course if you marry you can get the living and working permit, but who you re going to marry? Or you can go to the police and apply for a long resşident visa (not a work visa), telling them about where you live, how much money you have (because...

Turkey: shopping, ramada plaza hotel, shopping in istanbul
ramada plaza hotel, shopping in istanbul, istinye park: Hi, Yes, January is a good month for shopping and sales. Omanbey is a good area, as well as Nisantasi and Istiklal street (in Taksim). You can also try various shopping malls such as Akmerkez, Istinye Park, Metrocity, Kanyon etc. If you want to stay...

Turkey: Visa, invitation letter, letter of invitation
invitation letter, letter of invitation, daugter: I meant, she will be responsible if he commits anything wrong while in England (any illegal activities, or if he doesn t return to Turkey, if he starts to work in England without getting a proper work & living permit, etc). If he doesn t have any property...

Turkey: Buses to Cappadocia, nuses, goreme
nuses, goreme, departure times: Hi Sue , I am not really up with all the departure times of buses from Antalya to Cappadocia as each comapny has its own schedule . Hoever I do know that there are daily departures on the evening nuses at 7,8,9 pm all for Goreme or Urgup and the evening buses...