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Karaova valley’s vineyard visionaries

Meet the passionate linchpins of a fast-growing wine and gourmet trail in the Bodrum Peninsula. Their uniquely local character adds an exciting dimension to your vacation. Step away from the coast at Güvercinlik and you will discover a different kind of paradise; a beautiful valley of vineyards and farms, run by…

Meandering around Muğla town

A day in Muğla’s historic town center is an absolute must for anyone interested in experiencing real Anatolian history, architecture, and culture. The buildings, streets and culture of a town say as much about its past and the people who once lived there as it says about those who live…

The History of Bodrum

Learning some of the peninsula’s tumultuous history will help visitors discover a treasure trove of semi-forgotten, overlooked sites. How far back does Bodrum Peninsula history go? More than 5,000 years! In 1991 archaeologists investigated Peynir Çiçeĝi Cave in Gündoğan and found painted pottery and jars, and a stone axe dating…

A towering collection: Bodrum Architecture Library

Suha Özkan’s stellar career in architecture took him around the world, and he amassed a treasure trove of books, documents, notes, and journals on his travels. He has been visiting Bodrum since 1964—he and his wife got married there—and his retirement dream was always to create a research library for…

Roads to antiquity: Euromos-Iassos and Stratoneikiea-Lagina tour circuits

Two driving loops offer adventurous visitors the chance to explore the peninsula’s rich ancient history of temples, kings, and fallen civilizations—with the occasional culinary treat along the way. If you’re prepared to drive, it’s easy to discover ancient sites not far from Bodrum that are largely free of tourists.  Head…

Where to eat in Bodrum

Kebap.guru, Bodrum

Unlike many Turkish celebrity pitmasters, Halil Fikir usta doesn’t slice the air with a sharp fileto knife, nor does he throw salt in an exaggerated fashion all over his kitchen, yet he’s probably the best known specialist in his field in Bodrum. After six seasons in the area, and more…

New openings for 2018

Still thinking of what to eat to complete your perfect holiday? Check out the new restaurant openings and try these new tastes in Bodrum! Pizzeria Luca An Italian chef Luca Chessa and his Turkish partner Şule Aslantürk have opened up a place in the heart of Umurça neighborhood that might be…

Orfoz: a restaurant catering to the curious

You will get much more than just palate satisfaction when dining at Orfoz. Every single ingredient is held up to the same importance, the exact location of where your food was caught is known by the cooks and the menu dares to go beyond the basic grilled fish, making Orfoz…

Traditional Turkish mezze & where to eat them in Bodrum

A meyhane is a crucial part of Turkish nightlife, and while on holiday in Bodrum, you will most certainly want to celebrate (many times) at one. But what to do about that glass display counter filled with a kaleidoscope of indiscernible dishes? They’re sure to be packed with meze – small…

Where to stay in Bodrum

The Bodrum EDITION

The Bodrum EDITION is located just three kilometers from Yalikavak Marina at the western point of the Bodrum peninsula. The hotel features 102 guest rooms, suites, and villas with the view of the Aegean Sea—some with private pools, balconies, and gardens. The hotel’s design includes an infinity pool, garden lounge,…

Sianji Wellbeing Resort, Turgutreis

Sianji Wellbeing Resort

What do we seek when we go on vacation? Adventures, new experiences, relaxation, or something different altogether? All good vacations, no matter their duration, have one thing in common: they rejuvenate us by carrying us away from our everyday routines. The Sianji Wellbeing Resort in Bodrum, a luxurious complex by…

Regnum Escana Villas & Boutique Hotel

Regnum Escana Villas & Boutique Hotel

With more than 20 projects in the UK, Turkey, and Bulgaria, it cannot be denied that Regnum is a leading property developer both locally and internationally. It should be no surprise then that the Regnum Escana Villas & Boutique Hotel is a prime choice for travelers who desire luxury and…

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