Expats' Guide to Izmir
Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Izmir.
Expats in Izmir talk about the Pros & Cons of Living in Izmir.
Expats offer insight into the cost of living in Izmir.
Pros & Cons of Living in Izmir
If you're considering a move to Izmir, this article discusses the pros and cons of living in Izmir.
Driving in Izmir
Driving in a new country can be daunting. These tips offer insight into what to expect when driving in Izmir.
Cost of Living in Izmir
Understanding the the cost of living in Izmir helps a newcomer what to expect when it comes to apartment or house hunting, grocery shopping, transportation, dining out, utilities and more.
Essential Guide to the Health System in Izmir
Learn about the health system in Izmir: how it can and cannot be used by expats, nomads, retirees and others moving to and living in Izmir.
Discovering the Best of Izmir, Turkey
Our Guide to Izmir: Top Attractions, Culinary Hotspots, Nightlife, and More. Plus, Tips on Making Connections with the Locals and Finding Fun Recreational Activities
I am very happy to be in Izmir. I see a lot of potential for us to become educated and to enjoy a more humanistic lifestyle. Like many Expats who have come to Turkey for retirement, we have managed to live more cheaply and within our means here than in our home country.
Expats in Izmir offer advice about Moving to Izmir.
Retirees in Izmir talk about life in Izmir.
Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Izmir.
Questions & Answers:
- What should I pack when moving to Izmir?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Izmir?
- Will I be able to find a job in Izmir?
- What is life like as an expat in your area?
- What do expats in Izmir appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in Izmir?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in Izmir accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in Izmir like?
- How are healthcare services Izmir?
- What are medical services in Izmir like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Izmir?
- What are emergency services like in Izmir?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in Izmir?
- How are local medical facilities in Izmir?
- As a foreigner living in Izmir, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?
- What have your experiences during the pandemic with the local healthcare system been like?