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!

Turkish national holidays

If you’re thinking of visiting Turkey in 2015 it can be useful to know when we’ll be celebrating various national holidays. You may wish to join us at those times and experience a taste of our rich culture and tradition, or you may wish to book your holiday at a different time to ensure that …

Turkey: the ideal winter holiday destination

Turkey is situated in an ideal location, straddling both Europe and Asia, which means it benefits from fairly mild winters as well as glorious summers. If you’re looking for a destination in which to escape the harsh UK winter then Turkey is the place for you. The cooler weather from November to March means that …

Marking 100 years since the Gallipoli Campaign

2015 marks 100 years since the Gallipoli Campaign, aka the Battle of Gallipoli, was carried out as part of World War One. Here at Salamander Voyages we’ll be marking the occasion by sailing along the Gallipoli peninsula for guests who want to retrace the historic steps of World War One soldiers.

Diving in Bodrum

Your Turkish holiday aboard the Salamander Gulet is the perfect opportunity to get away from the daily grind of life and experience new things. If you’ve always wanted to go diving then we can easily arrange that for you upon request. A PADI qualified diving company will meet you in Bodrum, providing all the equipment …

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