Perking the Pansies
Jack and Liam move to Turkey

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Perking the Pansies
Jack Scott likes to comment - on the silly and the serious, the mundane and the moving. He thinks his random musings are amusing. You be the judge. This is the blog that led to the best selling book.
http://www.perkingthepansies.com

Turkey's for Life
One of the best travel blogs for Turkey.
http://www.turkeysforlife.com/

Turkish Travel Blog
The Turkish Travel Blog is an invaluable resource for highlighted the best that Turkey has to offer.
http://turkishtravelblog.com/

Turkey from the Inside
Explore the real Turkey with one of the best English language travel writers in the country.
http://www.turkeyfromtheinside.com/

LGBT Rights in Turkey
History of LGBT rights in Turkey and current legislative framework.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Turkey

KAOS GL
Turkey's main LGBT organisation in Turkey (site is in Turkish)
http://www.kaosgl.com/anasayfa.php

Istanbul Gay Pride 2012
News about the Gay Pride event in Istanbul, Turkey
http://gaytravel.about.com/od/previewsofpridefestivals/qt/Istanbul-Gay-Pride.htm

Istanbul Pride Travel
LGBT travel and tours in around Istanbul
http://turkey-gay-travel.com/

Turkish Daily News
Turkey's premiere English language newspaper
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/

Today's Zaman
Turkish daily news in English
http://www.todayszaman.com/mainAction.action

Bodrum Bulletin
Things to do and see in the Bodrum area of Turkey. Updated regularly with events, exhibitions and concerts.
http://bodrumbulletin.com/community/

Bodrum Pensula Travel Guide
A great resource for staying in and around Bodrum, Turkey
http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/

Expat Bookshop
The Expat Bookshop, books by expats for expats.
http://www.expatbookshop.com

Springtime Books
Book publisher for expats, by expats. Bringing your book to life.
http://www.springtimebooks.com

Back to Bodrum
Bodrum life past and present from a veteran expat.
http://backtobodrum.blogspot.co.uk/

Turkey Street, Jack and Liam move to Bodrum
Six months into their Turkish affair, Jack and Liam, a gay couple from London, took lodgings in the oldest ward of Bodrum Town. If they wanted to shy away from the curtain-twitchers, they couldn’t have chosen a worse position. Their terrace overlooked Turkey Street like the balcony of Buckingham Palace and the middle-aged infidels stuck out like a couple of drunks at a temperance meeting.
http://www.jackscott.info/turkey-street.html

Pride London
Official website for Pride London, London's annual LGBT Pride celebration. In 2012 Pride London is the proud host to World Pride.
http://www.pridelondon.org/

Turkey on Wikipedia
Entry on Wikipedia for Turkey describing Turkish history, politics, demography, geography, climate and economy.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkey

British Embassy - Ankara
British embassy website providing help and advice for British nationals living in Turkey and for Turkish nationals wishing to visit the UK.
http://ukinturkey.fco.gov.uk/en/

LGBT and the Turkish Military
The treatment of LGBT people by the Turkish armed forces.
http://perkingthepansies.com/2012/03/28/dont-ask-dont-tell/

Expat Quotes
Expat-Quotes is a website dedicated to expatriates and people going abroad. It features a series of categories (Visa & Permits, Moving, Jobs, Housing, Finance, Education, health, Shop & Telecom, Tourism) where expat and future expatriates will find listed services.
http://www.expat-quotes.com/guides/turkey/moving/considering-a-move-to-turkey.htm

Turkey, the Raw Guide
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to pitch your tent in a foreign field, particularly a Muslim one?
http://www.jackscott.info/turkey-the-raw-guide.html

Turkey, Surviving the Expats
'Tenko' without the guards, the guns and the barbed wire.
http://www.jackscott.info/turkey-surviving-the-expats.html

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