Well having covered the delights of the Turkish bath I thought it would be only fitting to finish off this little detour along the back lanes of good grooming in this lovely country by sharing with you a tale of a cut-throat visit to a traditional master barber by someone very close to me –… Read More A close shave!
One of the great little pleasures of life here in Turkey is the traditional Turkish bath or ‘haman’. It actually became very popular in Victorian England and is based on the same principles as the Roman bath but the focus is on water rather than steam. The Turkish hamam begins in a gently heated, tiled… Read More Bath time!
Well rather than just take our word that Kalkan has some great places to eat out, below is a feature written by Jack Peat, journalist and founder of TLE – The London Economic – a digital newspaper and go-to resource for news, economics, and lifestyle. It was featured last summer but we’ve only just spotted… Read More Kalkan – destination food!
Kalkan is a relatively small town but it has well over 100 restaurants and bars for visitors to choose from. There are some fantastic eateries here whether it’s one of the numerous roof terrace restaurants which offer a wonderful view of the town and the lovely bay or one of the harbour-side restaurants where… Read More Eating Out
This is just a short posting to let you know that whilst the value of sterling is falling steeply post-Brexit against both the dollar and the Euro, making holidays in the US and Europe, more expensive, the £ is actually strengthening against the Turkish Lira. Currently £1 is trading around the 4.70TL mark which is… Read More Great value
We’ve just been updating the Feedback section of the website with some of the very nice things our guests said about staying at Villa Kingfisher during last season. It is always pleasing to receive lovely feedback and to see guests book again and again – we are amazed and, of course, delighted that several guests… Read More Lovely feedback
Well having written about a typical Brits abroad breakfast in the last posting, I thought I should (at long last) tell you a little bit about typical Turkish food which is so richly varied and great to explore.