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5 of the best nightclubs in Bodrum

When you think of Turkish nightlife you may think that cities like Istanbul and Ankara would have the most bars and clubs; but you’d be wrong. The coastal town of Bodrum actually has more bars and clubs than Istanbul, and its buzzing nightlife attracts thousands of tourists each year. When the sun sets in Bodrum, …

Discover Turkey – Infographic

Not only is Turkey rich in culture and heritage, she is home to thousands of kilometres of stunning coastline. It’s no wonder therefore why Turkey is one of the most visited countries in the world! In fact, a massive 36.8 million tourists spent their holidays in Turkey last year.

Archaeologists discover ‘Gates of Hell’ in Pamukkale

In 2013 a group of Italian archaeologists claimed that they had discovered the ‘Gates of Hell’, the portal to the underworld in Greek and Roman mythology. The site is in the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis, now known as Pamukkale in south western Turkey and is said to closely match the historical descriptions of Pluto’s …

Traditional Turkish drinks

Most people who come to Turkey are more than willing to embrace our wonderful traditional cuisine, and that includes beverages. If you’re planning on visiting Turkey this year then you may be interested to know what’s on offer to quench your thirst in the heat of the summer. You’ll recognise drinks such as tea and …

Enjoy the local cuisine in Bodrum!

If you’re planning your summer holiday for 2015 and looking for something a little bit different then here at Salamander Voyages we can offer you the perfect vacation. Our stunning gulet ‘Salamander’ is available for private charter hire by groups of up to 12 people. Whether you are holidaying with your extended family, several other …

3 things to do in Bodrum

January is a pretty depressing month. The days are short and cold, and it seems like winter will never end. Many people suffer from seasonal affective disorder during the winter, and January can be a particularly bad month for it. The post-festive season come down, coupled with the cold, dark days are enough to make …

The history of the gulet

Here at Salamander Voyages we offer customised charter holidays on our fully crewed sailing ship ‘Salamander’. Our luxury gulet ship sets sail from Bodrum, travelling along the Turquoise Coast of Turkey with your own private party of up to 12 people. Wherever you want to go, whether it be the Aegean or Mediterranean Sea, the …

How to achieve your new year’s travel resolutions

Happy New Year! If you’re like the millions of other people around the world who see the new year as a chance to make resolutions for a better life over the next 12 months then it’s likely that ‘do more travelling’ will be on your list. Travelling to new places broadens your horizons and introduces …

Turkish New Year traditions

New Year’s Day is the only public holiday in Turkey that isn’t a religious holiday or national celebration. It is a time to celebrate what has been achieved in the past year and look forward to the new year with hope and trepidation. As with most cultures around the world, the Turkish New Year is …

Celebrate New Year’s Eve the Turkish way!

Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul, is bustling with activity all year round, but it really comes to life on New Year’s Eve! Every venue in the city wants to outdo the other, so you’re guaranteed to find somewhere fun and vibrant to see in the New Year with a bang!

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