Well it’s coming up to Xmas 2018 and, as the weather turns ever more chilly, it won’t be long before thoughts are turning to where to book those summer holidays in 2019. Spookily we came across this fabulous feature by Ingo Hippisley published in the Sun after his family’s holiday in Kalkan earlier this year.… Read More Yes we Kalkan!
Well here’s a lovely shot of the nearly coastline and it was triggered by a recent article we came across in the Telegraph Travel section by regular features writer Linda Cookson. Linda’s piece talked about how the area is returning to its former popularity and she suggested that there’s never beeen a better time to… Read More Turkey’s Turquoise Coast
Our lovely local agent, Karyn, came across this very nice recent feature in the Slow Travel Guide… https://slowtravelbooking.com/listing/visiting-patara-turkeys-longest-beach-with-its-own-ancient-site/ As you can probably tell from the title it’s about about the stunning beach at Patara which is just a short drive from Kisla. You reach it by passing through the delightful ancient ruins which gave the… Read More Hurrah for Patara
There was a very welcome feature in the i newspaper last week, written by Barbara Speed, confirming what we’ve been seeing with our own eyes and bookings – that the Brits are returning to Kalkan as their holiday destination of choice. We are aware, as much as anybody, that the political situation in other parts of… Read More Return of the Brits
Well we only came across this recently but do you know which location was voted the No 1 ‘Best Destination’ in the Tripadvisor Travellers Choice awards for 2016? And given that Tripadvisor is claimed to be the world’s largest travel website with nearly 400m unbiased traveller reviews, you’ve got to respect its opinion. Well the… Read More Not so surprising perhaps…
Eleanor and I were fortunate to have a lovely break at Villa Kingfisher recently. I think springtime and the early part of the season is our favourite period for visiting Kalkan; the weather is balmy, the harbour is starting to bristle with action, the shops, restaurants and bars are just opening up again and it… Read More Spring into action
We see that Skyscanner have published their latest list of the best times (and possible savings) to book flights to 20 further destinations, including Dalaman and Istanbul. Check it out by clicking this link and just go!
Now everybody’s different. Some people choose holidays in vibrant cities, some like to be constantly on the move experiencing new places and things every day. Some like action breaks putting their bodies through all sorts of thrilling tests. Some like solitude. We think this young man might fit into that category but he also clearly… Read More Inspiration
And speaking of booking flights, our eagle eyes have spotted that there’s a British Airways sale on right now with some great savings on flights to Dalaman, especially for June, July, September and October. But you’ll need to hurry because the offer closes 2 February from what we can see. Just follow this link . Happy… Read More British Airways sale
We spotted an interesting feature produced by Skyscanner, the travel search engine, about the cost benefit of booking flights ahead rather than leaving things to the last minute. Whilst the optimum time ahead varies by destination they do suggest that 7 weeks is a good benchmark and in its table of the most popular holiday… Read More When to book flights