A close shave!

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!

Bath time!

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!

Eating Out

  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