Category Archives: Mediterranean

Visiting Aspendos Theatre and Ruins

As one pulls off the main road leading from Antalya to Alanya and begins their ascent to the north into the foothills one first comes upon an old bridge that spans the river that once made Aspendos such a desirable … Continue reading

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Tour Turkey: What is a Turkish Blue Cruise?

What is a Turkish Blue Cruise you ask? Only the best thing to do on the Sea in Turkey – that’s all! You’ll here Turkish blue cruise and Turkish gulet trip used interchangeably when reading articles or searching the web … Continue reading

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This is my first trip to Turkey – Where should I go? Part I

“I’ve never been to Turkey, where do I go?” I hear this question all the time – many times every day as I talk to people that are planning their first trip to Turkey. Its an exciting time to look … Continue reading

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Turkey Tour: Time to Hit the Beach!

I’m so excited that summer is right around the corner, the weather is warming up and that means it’s just about time to hit the beach. I’ve had lots of wonderful days in Turkey sitting at the beach, cooking out, … Continue reading

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Picking Berries in the Park–Antalya, Turkey

Today my family went out to the park and while we enjoyed the reprieve from the spring rains we found that we beat the crowds to the Mulberry trees. The freshly watered trees had been sitting unmolested by the day … Continue reading

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When and Where to go to the Beach in Turkey

The soft crashing sound of waves on the shore as the sun heats the face and it’s bright rays force the eyelids shut for a brief reprieve from the world as you lay your head on the sand or lawn … Continue reading

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Turkey Tours: A Photo Essay of Paths Through Turkey

One of the things I love to do when I travel in Turkey is explore the local area. One of my favorite things in Turkey are the paths that lead through the city, doorways into Turkish homes and windows. Its … Continue reading

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Tlos near Saklikent and Fethiye

Looking for another interesting historical site to visit on the South coast of Turkey? The ancient city of Tlos may be perfect for your next outing from Fethiye or Antalya. The site is located on the North West Side of … Continue reading

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A Tour of Fethiye, Turkey

I spent this past weekend traveling to and around Fethiye with a group of students. We stayed in quaint English influenced Ölüdeniz. We stayed in a pleasant hotel Yaşaroğlu Hotel on the main road running from Fethiye through Ölüdeniz. The … Continue reading

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Ölüdeniz Hotel–Yaşaroğlu

Yaşaroğlu Hotel 2013 December VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL         As you travel up the mountain from Fethiye into Ölüdeniz on the main road you will have a lot of different options of places to stay. Some … Continue reading

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