About Turkey

This land, teeming with rich history and archeological treasures,  is one of the most tantalizing and rewarding destinations anywhere on this planet.  The sheer depth of cultural richness is a result of the many civilizations that have called this land home over the centuries and millennia.  The Assyrians, Hittites, ancient Greeks, Byzantine Christians and Ottoman Turks have all made an indelible mark on this land.  Everywhere you visit, there are reminders of eras that contributed to the enrichment of both western and near eastern civilizations.  From soaking in an Ottoman hamam, watching the fishermen on the Galata Bridge, tasting the delicacy called loukoum or visiting a fair trade kilim shop in Cappadocia, the way of life that has permeated this land for centuries is still on offer to those willing to explore this incredible country.  

Nowhere in the western world can one experience the crossroads of cultures was as much vigor and awe as in Istanbul.  The true crossroads between Europe & Asia, the largest city in Turkey is soaked in old world ambiance and new world energy.  Even today, one is taken aback by the constant reminder that multiple empires have called this city its capital.  The Byzantine church of Haghia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome all present us with tangible evidence that the ancient Romans, Byzantine Christians and Ottoman Turks once ruled this city.  The fact that these 3 sites are within a 10-minute walk of each other is proof positive of the importance of this city in European history

One of the more surprising facts about Turkey is how vast it is.  This is one of the reasons why the dominant form of travel for holiday is escorted luxury motorcoach tours. These tours visits  Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, Antalya, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Izmir, Pergamum, Troy, and Gallipoli providing a holiday that is cost effective and stress free.  For those wanting a more adventurous holiday, Turkey offers some of the most relaxing motor yacht and sailing itineraries in the Mediterranean.  The crystal clear waters of the Aegean coast are teeming with marine life and the pace is perfect for catching up on long forgotten literature or decompressing from the wired world of our daily life.  This magnificent country is bound to leave you enchanted and enriched