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swabs last won the day on September 21 2012

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  1. wanted, a good ladies hairdresser in Side or manavgat

    Hey yeah I have recommended this place to a few expat friends now and they have all loved it. Ive been going there for 6 months now. Its called ADDRESS and is in Manavgat. Where Pameria shop is just down from Sali Pazari there is a Mosque on the right. The hairdressers is just down that road opposite Pamera xx
  2. Hey sorry, darn getting used to working again and balancing life is hard!! I have the family in law here atm, cant wait for them to leave now tho....they have been here a week and taken over the whole apartment!!! Working is great and the company i work for look after me well. When I get a chance I will read through the forum, really missing the community but just got to find the time. I hope everyone is well xx
  3. I think that is what i read about so was confused. Ok I will talk to the department next week and see what they say. My working visa is for a year contract so will double check everything. Thanks for getting back to me as well Abi, quick as always
  4. Hey everyone, sorry i have not posted on here for so long, I have actually got a job now so been very busy! Don't even have time to catch up on my English TV programs. Anyways I was very lucky to get this job, I am around about doing the same sort of thing as i was in England and its a very well established Construction company where i live. I just sent my CV in to a few and then they called me the next day for interview, they loved me so much that i go the job. So I have a working visa and sigorta all sorted and I'm legal - thank goodness!! My question is, my residence permit runs out in august, do i need to apply to renew my permit again in august or now that i have a working visa does the residence follow in hand. I have read so many different things that i cannot remember how it is now. I look forward to your responses and hope everyone is ok
  5. I really don't like Turkish breakfast, I'm actually pretty fussy and don't like white cheese, olives, yoghurt and i cant stand eating tomato or cucumber either. I usually go for musili and activia yoghurt or French toast I do however love Turkish patisserie or borek but seeing as im on a diet and seeing a dietician there is no chance of eating any of that any time soon!
  6. So You Want A Turkish Wife! :)

    I loved your blog and thought the way you write is brilliant!Unfortunately at the moment my husband is overdoing it with situations to getting ill! This winter I have had a chest infection and then pneumonia....so now apparently i cannot do anything as I will get ill again, even getting stressed will make me ill apparently! I cannot cuddling my dog to close as the hairs will make me ill, told of if I go out with wet hair, don't wear slippers in the house and most annoying of all....if i were my pj's and the top goes up at night i really will get ill (even tho im under the duvet!). However annoying it is tho, it is really nice to know that he cares so much!! I agree with you aston, i also am not allowed to put the water in the fridge atm as it can make me ill....I am looking forward to summer when alot of these problems go away haha.Im sure there would be also many things we could put on here about being married to a Turkish man......Turks are strainge creatures hey! xx
  7. Searching For A Good Bayan Kuafor

    Hey just thought i would let everyone know, i went to the new hairdressers opposite genclek merkezi today, its called Ankara Kaufor and i thought it was really good! They done mine and my husbands hair really well and i got a good blowdry too
  8. Banking

    I am with Garanti aswell and had no problems with opening my account....Altho i did wait a while for my card to come! Thats normal here tho lol xx
  9. I never had to go to the consulate to get my documents translated, we just got our friend who is a translator to translate them and stamp them here in Side, then went to a noter in Manavgat and got them noterised! We did have to have blood tests, but this was all done in Manavgat and Side within a couple of days xx
  10. Searching For A Good Bayan Kuafor

    sna2007, I also have been getting my haircut lately in Manavgat too!! I find Side just tries to over charge you because of all the tourists around. That doesnt help you either tho sunny lol xxx
  11. I always say im English which here in turkey leads to them saying 'o I thought you were Turkish' where i then have to reply 'yes my father is from Egypt so i have dark skin....' I understand where you are coming from with home towns in turkey. As soon as a Turkish person says where they are from the other person immediately decides what they are like and how they will behave. My husband gets alot of respect and help from people after telling them he is from Nigde the home of the potato xxx
  12. Tv's And Other Electeical Things

    I wouldnt think anyone would have any problems with laptops or tablets because many tourists bring them over with them on holiday and never get stopped for it. Ive never had a problem bring my laptop back and forth xx
  13. Best Place To Live In Turkey

    Hi Amy and welcome to the forum. I live in Side Antalya, Its great for jobs in summer but not the best in winter! Im sure you would find something as everyone i know does. Luckily my Husband is a Teacher so works all winter and gets 3 months paid off in summer. If you want any information about side or around manavgat area then give me a message! Also nice to make new friends! Sorry but i wouldnt really know other places xxxP.S this place is great for your family to come to visit! Its a really good tourist area xx
  14. Christmas Is Over

    You are more than welcome xx
  15. Christmas Is Over

    Well when i have children its different as i can make it feel christmassy, they will get excited. At the moment however its just me and the hubby and hes happy for me to go and him to stay and work atm. If we had children aswell then the family would sometimes come to turkey, but atm my sister has a child so was all around hers xxx