Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Everyone may be talking about their trips to the Grand Bazaar or the Spice Bazaar in Istanbul, but when it comes to shopping local and eating seasonal, the

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Patara is Turkey’s longest beach. You can stroll along this sandy beach for a whopping 12km enjoying the lovely dunes as a backdrop. (Yes, we’ve measured it on

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Everything you need to know about Ramadan: Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year for Muslims During the entire month of Ramadan, Muslims fast every day

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. I have always wondered how it is possible that three great religions all come from the same part of the world and the oldest and newest both have

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Kandil or the Five Holy Nights are celebrated throughout Turkey each year.  The meaning of Kandil comes from the word Candle from the time of Sultan Selim II

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. What is Hidirellez ? Hidirellez  is one of the most important bayrams in Turkey and celebrates the arrival of spring. The period between May 6 and November 8 was

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Turkey has witnessed many different religions leaving the country with a wealth of religious tourist attractions. There are the world famous examples, the stunning Blue Mosque and Hagia

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Around Dalyan there are many picturesque small villages. Often overlooked by tourists and they remain undiscovered. Despite being close to the thriving tourist town of Dalyan, famous for

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. In Turkish and Islamic folklore spring arrives only after the three Cemres have occured. The Cemre are three fireballs that come from Heaven to warm earth at the

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. The Yoruk people of Turkey have traditionally been shepherds that migrate between the mountains and the coast. Today many now live in houses but still have dwellings in

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. There are numerous Alevi villages around Dalyan. Kemaliye, Marmarli and Fevziye to name a few. Alevi is the term used to describe people  and the religion that form

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. This year I moved to Turkey and am therefore spending Christmas in a Muslim country. I have never been very good at Christmas. As a child with divorced parents

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. My background is horticulture. For as long as I could walk and talk my mother dragged me around gardens, woodlands and parks drumming into the names of plants.

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Tree of Life For thousands of years people across the world have been inspired by the Tree of Life. History of the Turkish flora is varied and mythical.

The Islamic holy month, is expected to begin on Monday or Tuesday, depending on where you are situated. The dates of Ramadan, which are determined by the moon, move forward by 10 or 11 days each year in a 33-year cycle, following a lunar calendar instead of the Gregorian calendar.

During Ramadan, many Muslims fast between dawn and sunset, which is called “Oruç” in Turkish, abstaining from food, drink, smoking and sex. This year the daily fast could be as long 20 hours in some places, in previous years when Ramadan has taken place in the middle of winter the fast can be as short as eight hours.

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Certain beliefs among the members of a society sometimes arise out of fear, sometimes from helplessness and sometimes by chance. These are generally referred to as “superstitions.” These

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Two countries, located side by side in the Mediterranean sea. They share a similar climate, the Mediterranean sun, and many of the same landscapes. With overlapping histories, they

Early Bird Limited Time Offer: 20% off on all tours until end of February. Offer can not be mixed with any other discounts / coupons / vouchers. Even though I was born and raised in Turkey, I have lived more than half of my adult life outside Turkey. Even after settling in Turkey I have