Gocek has been designated an official “Port of Entry” and yachts are no longer to required to make stop in Fethiye before arriving to Gocek. Surrounded with six marinas and having the advantage of International Dalaman Airport being within 20 min. distance Gocek has always been the hub for visiting yachts and well-deserved to be… More Gocek : New Port of Entry
Many people think of Ottomans as dominating Turkish history, yet the Mediterranean is awash with traces of the Lycian Empire, that existed pre 2nd century. As well as sarcophagi, Lycian rock tombs draw in huge crowds with a mythological, grandeur appearance. By far, the best example is six large rock tombs overlooking the Cayi River… More Where to See Lycian Rock Tombs in Turkey?
By far, the biggest lure bringing travellers to Turkey in 2018 is value for money. With a lucrative exchange rate of 4.50 Turkish lira to the dollar, foreign currencies are going further than they ever have before. Turkish marinas have also been gaining international fame among the recreational boating industry, thanks to private and… More Why Turkey Should Be Your Next Sailing Destination?
By far, one of the most popular stopping off points on the Mediterranean Riviera of Turkey is the sunken ruins of Kekova. The uninhabited island is home to the ancient trading post ruins of Dolchiste, a Lycian town that suffered a series of disasters including an earthquake during the 2nd century. It’s waiting for inclusion… More Visit the Sunken Ruins of Kekova
It doesn’t have any significant beaches to boast of, yet many yachts sailing Turkish waters dock into the Mediterranean town of Kas, a rustic but quaint destination that really does seem cut off from the hustle of the 21st century. Famous for its Lycian tombs and whitewash houses covered with streams of pink bougainvillaea, Kas… More 360° Insight: Kas A Quaint Town of Southwest Turkey
Spring has arrived in Turkey, temperatures are rising, and days are getting longer. The Aegean and Mediterranean coastal resorts are prepping up to welcome thousands of holidaymakers who enjoy fine dining, and gorgeous sunshine, and we are looking forward to a fun season of sailing. If you would like a free consultation on visiting Turkey… More 360° Insight; Spring is Here!
From the 5th to the 8th of April, the charming coastal town of Alacati pays respect to local, wild herbs grown in the region. The 9th Alacati herb festival, attended by cooks, bloggers and tourists from all over Turkey focuses on traditional dishes, to mark the arrival of Spring on the Izmir peninsula. While you… More Alacati Herb Festival
For many years, sailors of the Aegean coast bypassed Didim and its landmark Apollo Temple. However, the construction of an ultra-modern marina changed that, and it is now a town to be reckoned with. To pay respects to their roots, locals organise the Didim Vegan fest that celebrates lifestyles respecting animals and the planet. Running… More Didim Vegan Fest
Tourism stats from the central Anatolian region of Cappadocia, say 329,000 people enjoyed a sunrise, hot-air balloon trip over the rocky landscape known for its fairy chimneys. Cappadocia, one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, saw a rise in visitors eager to explore its unique structures including underground cities, ancient cave churches… More 329,000 People Enjoyed Hot Air Balloon Rides in Turkey Last Year
Gobeklitepe, in southeast Turkey, intrigues historians, and fuels alien conspiracy theories. The ancient site, sitting on the UNESCO Tentative list, is the oldest manmade structure in the world. First discovered in 1996, experts say it challenges everything we know about human development throughout history. Depictions of wild animals carved in t-shape pillars indicate it was… More The World’s Oldest Temple Reopens to Visitors