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 Forum: Living in Istanbul / Vivre à Istanbul   Topic: Fish and Chip Night, Sat 25th Oct 2008

Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2008 9:11 am 

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We're organising a fish and chip night in a restaurant under the galata bridge next weekend and everyone is welcome. Its 70YTL a head, but for that you get meze starters, PROPER fish and chips with beer batter and everything, desserts and unlimited local drinks. A band will be playing too. So if you...

 Forum: Charity / Charité   Topic: British Community Council Events

Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:51 am 

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The British Community Council support commonwealth citizens in Turkey as well as local charities. This year, we've already donated 6 wheelchairs and provided monthly pensions and medical support to our OAPs who are not entitled to other support. For more information about the charity, please visit w...

 Forum: Welcome to mymerhaba forums - Introduce yourself   Topic: Only british women in umrayine lol

Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 4:19 pm 

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As per the reply to your other post... .. TRY USING PUNCTUATION!!!! Its hard work reading your posts, but I think the general feeling is you are unhappy living in Umraniye? If you plan to get married, don't mess things up by not having a visa. Especially when it's just a day trip to the border. If y...

 Forum: Importing goods and vehicles into Turkey   Topic: Driving from UK to Turkey

Posted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:15 pm 

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use mappy dot com to work out routes across europe - it calculates all the costs including fuel and tolls... a great site for that sort of thing.

 Global announcement   Topic: Moving to IST in 6 months time!

Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2007 9:27 pm 

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 Global announcement   Topic: Moving to IST in 6 months time!

Posted: Fri May 25, 2007 5:29 pm 

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Oh the realism really drives home! Thanks for the input! :)

Agreed, with an offshore company option, then I don't have too much to worry about.. However, there is the question of residency and how that effects the local tax office's view on the money I take o...

 Global announcement   Topic: Moving to IST in 6 months time!

Posted: Thu May 24, 2007 10:56 pm 

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thanks for all the input. I always knew it was never going to be 100% straight forward - that's half the fun. Two quick questions then.

1) Anyone up for meeting up in August for a beer and chat? Its interesting to hear more about other Brits who have been through what I'm go...

 Global announcement   Topic: Moving to IST in 6 months time!

Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 4:14 am 

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tallboy, thanks for the quick response.

My quick response in return:
1. So I dump the cars... :( does the same apply to the motorbikes? I've looked around and found a very similar car to mine for sale in Istanbul... it was £4k (around 50%) more expensive. :( is this typi...

 Global announcement   Topic: Moving to IST in 6 months time!

Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 12:43 am 

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I'm a Brit, married to a Turkish lady. We've been living in the UK for 5 years now. My wife has dual Citizenship. I currently run my own business as a marketing consultant and my wife is employed by a UK company. The plan is to move back to Istanbul to be nearer the inlaws and for my wife to he...
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