Istanbul Fors & Againsts


  • Favorable business environment
  • Good atmosphere for making new acquaintances and friends
  • Efficient healthcare system, highly qualified doctors
  • Not expensive for living
  • Clean air now
  • Internet speed is excellent
  • Current weather is warm
  • Very high level of secondary and higher education
  • Road accident rate is pretty low
  • A lot of entertainments, cafes, restaurants and places to relax with friends or just to have a good time


  • Freedom of speech is quite limited
  • Does not differ in the manifestation of democracy
  • Not appropriate for families with children
  • Many smokers
  • Bad English, it’s not easy to communicate with locals
  • Cool in winter
  • Overfilled with people
  • Women have to be careful especially alone
  • Bad safety