Great news! We are delighted to tell you that the Turkish authorities have re-opened their borders and are welcoming back international travellers by re-introducing flight routes with several countries including the UK. Hooray! What’s more the British and Turkish Governments have now agreed to the setting up of an ‘air-bridge’ to allow quarantine-free travel between… Read More Welcome back to Kalkan and Kisla, woo hoo!
So it’s a difficult time for all of us at the moment and we just keep praying that this pandemic will be overcome sooner rather than later. Whilst we all wait patiently for a return to something like normality we thought we’d share a good news story with you springing out of Turkey and it’s… Read More A good news story!
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
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!
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
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…
Well here’s a funny thing, we’ve just produced 10,000 words on this website in an effort to entice you to Turkey. And then this evening we were working online when up popped this image on Pinterest which seemed to sum up in just two words what we we’ve been imploring you to do. Love it.
Well, it seems like an appropriate moment to wish all our viewers and clients and, hopefully, new visitors a very happy Xmas and New Year. We look forward to seeing some of you in Kisla/Kalkan in 2016. Now unlike Dean Martin I wouldn’t say the weather outside is frightful but no doubt like you, we’ve… Read More A merry and bright Xmas!