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The very best of Istanbul with Mick & Trudie

Welcome to Istanbul, a city where history and culture intertwine seamlessly. In this video, the first part of the series, Mick & Trudie explore the enchanting Sultanahmet region, home to some of Istanbul’s most iconic touristic sites. They’ll guide you on how to navigate this historic area, suggest the best places to stay, and provide […]

Mick and Trudie return to Hatay

In 2020, Mick and Trudie visited Hatay to film the historic and vibrant city of Antakya. You can watch the original video here if you missed it. At 4.17am on 6 February 2023, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit southern Türkiye and northern Syria. Bridges collapsed, roads and airport tarmacs cracked and millions of lives across 11 […]

Mick & Trudie visit Belek – a major hub for golf tourism

This post contains affiliate links, so we may earn a small commission when you make a purchase through links on our site at no additional cost to you. The appeal of Türkiye as a golf destination is on the rise, with Belek, situated on the southern Mediterranean coast, emerging as a major hub for golf tourism. Renowned for […]

Discover the Secrets of Köyceğiz with Mick and Trudie

Köyceğiz is a small town that perches at the northern end of a large lake, Köyceğiz Gölü, which meets the Mediterranean Sea via the Dalyan river. The main attraction here is the lake itself – brand, beautiful and serene. Except for its small (but growing) tourist trade, Köyceğiz is a farming town producing citrus fruit, […]

Davraz Ski Resort near Isparta, Türkiye

A couple of hours’ drive from the south coast, within easy reach from Antalya and Fethiye, lies Davraz Ski Resort.  The ski season starts around the 15th of December and lasts until the 1st of March with snow thickness varying between 50 and 250 cm on average. Lift passes and ski hire are so cheap […]

Mick and Trudie: Why Ayvalık is a hidden gem!

Ayvalık is a seaside town on the northwestern Aegean coast of Türkiye. The town centre is connected to Cunda Island by a causeway and is surrounded by the archipelago of Ayvalık Islands, which face the nearby Greek island of Lesbos. On first glance, Ayvalık may seem unremarkable, a port town similar to many others in this region. But wander a few streets back from the waterfront and […]

A visit to ‘Little Istanbul’ with Mick & Trudie

According to Wikipedia, there is an estimated 500,000 people of Turkish origin living in the United Kingdom. The Turkish community is not evenly distributed across the country and the concentration of the Turks is almost all in Greater London. The Turks have created Turkish neighbourhoods mostly in North and North-East London however there are also Turkish communities in South […]

The best of Adana – much more than just a kebab

One of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements of the world and with a name unchanged for at least four millennia, Adana was a market town at the Cilicia plain and one of the gateways from Europe to the Middle East. The city turned into a powerhouse of Cilicia with the Turkic takeover in 1359 21st-century Adana, the sixth-largest city […]

Explore 26 beaches in Fethiye with Mick and Trudie

This post contains affiliate links, so we may earn a small commission when you make a purchase through links on our site at no additional cost to you. Whether you’re looking for a quiet cove or a sandy beach for the whole family, the popular seaside resort of Fethiye has beaches for every taste. Check out these 26 […]