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Explore The Spectacular Düden Waterfalls, Antalya

Two city of Antalya waterfalls: Upper Düden Waterfalls and Lower Düden Waterfalls. Both tumbling from the same river – but two completely different personalities! One – Upper Düden Waterfall – is the natural beauty of a tranquil green space. The other – its lower counterpart – is all about the beauty of the ferocious power …

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Exploring Kaleiçi & Antalya Old Town Area

For many years, we’ve been almost annual visitors to Antalya old town, Kaleiçi. We’re suckers for an old town, especially when they’re a seemingly never ending maze of narrow streets in which to lose yourself. And the old town in Antalya, one of the most beautiful along the Turkish Riviera, certainly doesn’t disappoint in that …

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Chilling Out In Selimiye Village

We just wanted to chill out. A place to just ‘be’ without feeling the need to charge around, ticking off the ‘must sees’ of the area. Just new and unfamiliar scenery, new and unfamiliar faces. We chose Selimiye on the Bozburun Peninsula… We’d been on the Bozburun Peninsula many years before and remembered coastal roads, …

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Exploring Ancient Patara, Turkey – Ruins And Beach Combined

Mention Patara, Turkey, to someone and chances are, if they know the south coast of the country, they’ll immediately have an image of Patara Beach. And why wouldn’t they? 18 uninterrupted kilometres of soft, golden sand, tumbling sand dunes and shallow waters. Heavenly… Exploring Patara, Turkey We’ve got a big soft spot for this area. …

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The Ancient Kaunos Ruins – A Must See When In Dalyan

There’s much to see and do in Dalyan. And high up on your itinerary should be an exploration of the ancient ruins of Kaunos. On the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List since 2014, the Kaunos ruins date from various periods. A real treat for history enthusiasts. But, as well as losing yourself in the ancient …

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Visiting Dalyan? Here’s What To See And Do

About an hour’s drive from Fethiye, just west of Dalaman Airport and east of Marmaris, sits one of our favourite little towns, Dalyan. Whilst we knew of its existence and proximity to Fethiye, before we moved here in 1998, we’d never visited Dalyan. And when we did finally go a couple of years later, it …

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Dubh Linn, Kaleiçi – A Great Pub Atmosphere In Antalya’s Old City

It’s always a tough one, deciding whether or not to write about bars and restaurants we visit when we’re elsewhere in Turkey. Nice to offer tips to you, should you go to that place, but the reality is, any of these eateries and watering holes could close down and we’d have no idea about it. …

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1207 Boutique Hotel, Kaleiçi – We Splashed Out In Antalya

This is how it came to pass that we ended up staying in the rather elegant 1207 Boutique Hotel in the old town of Kaleiçi. This year’s trip to Antalya for the Runtalya event was a bit different. You know us; we’re happy in a small pension. ,s long as there’s a clean bed and …

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Dantel Pension, Antalya – Cosy Kaleiçi Digs

Dantel Pension in Antalya’s old town, Kaleiçi, ticked all of our boxes. Clean room? Check. Comfy bed? Check. Decent breakfast? Check. In a good spot? Check. Great for our budget? Check. Yeah, these are all the things we look for when we’re booking our digs for any little jaunt we do. Whenever we go to …

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