Turkey: Intrigue and mystery

Whilst the Mediterranean resorts of Bodrum and Alanya might be the most popular holiday destinations for many tourists if you want to see real Turkish culture you shouldn’t miss the city of Istanbul. Istanbul,Turkey, the erstwhile head of the Ottoman Empire, is a sprawling settlement that straddles both rivers and continents. The minarets and domes… Continue reading Turkey: Intrigue and mystery

Istanbul: the crossroads of Europe and Asia

Turkey is well known by UK holidaymakers for its beach resorts such as Marmaris, Bodrum, Icemeler and Antalya but a visit to Turkey’s Istanbul is a cultural delight. Istanbul, originally known as Byzantium, was re-named as Constantinople, in honour of its new Roman emperor Constantine, in 300 AD. The city fell to the Ottoman army… Continue reading Istanbul: the crossroads of Europe and Asia

Surreal landscapes and fairy chimneys in Cappadocia

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey, Cappadocia is known primarily for its rock. It is impossible to visit the region without coming face to face with some sort of rock formation, whether the eye-catching phenomena known as fairy chimneys, the houses and churches carved out of the rock face or the underground… Continue reading Surreal landscapes and fairy chimneys in Cappadocia

Diary of a holiday to Icmelar, Turkey

One of our regular customers has just returned from a holiday to Icmelar in Turkey and she has very kindly sent us a diary of her holiday for us to publish on our travel blog. They spent 16 days at the Marmaris Palace Hotel as part of an all inclusive holiday package. The two ladies seem to… Continue reading Diary of a holiday to Icmelar, Turkey

Gulet Cruising – A Holiday with a Difference.

Cruising aboard a traditional Turkish wooden gulet is a unique experience. Most gulet cruises start from Bodrum in Turkey and you then spend a week cruising the magnificent Turkish coastline. The gulet cruise is a holiday of relaxation as you sail into hidden coves and deserted bays. There are many ports of call and you will… Continue reading Gulet Cruising – A Holiday with a Difference.

Holidays to Turkey Might not be as Cheap as you Think

Holidays to Turkey, like last summer, are in demand at the moment, as families looking for a cheap holiday abroad look for a holiday outside the Eurozone.However, taking a holiday to Turkey might not be as cheap as you might think !The average cost of a family holiday to Turkey has risen by nearly 50%… Continue reading Holidays to Turkey Might not be as Cheap as you Think

Focus on Fethiye in Turkey

Fethiye is an incredibly beautiful Turkish town on the Aegean coast, surrounded by hills and mountains. Most visitors stay in the area for its mixture of sun, sea and cultural activities.Although tourists arrive in good numbers, Fethiye still retains the feel of a working town, meaning you don’t get that horrible sense that everything is… Continue reading Focus on Fethiye in Turkey