We often get asked about the weather here in Turkey. What to expect from visits to different regions of Turkey? When is it best to come hiking in Turkey? If you are visiting the Black Sea region in the north of Turkey you can expect warm rainy winters and cool, wet summers. In central Turkey […]

We are often asked by guests about what to expect from their accommodation on a Turkey activity Holiday.  The accommodation does vary depending on which holiday you choose. If, for example you are sightseeing in Istanbul we will choose small boutique hotels like this one in central Istanbul http://www.avicennahotel.com/en-us . If you are exploring Cappadocia we use […]

We have decided to run four, one-week group Lycian Way holidays for 2018. Dates are 7th – 13th and 16th to the 22nd April and 5th to the 11th and 14th – 20th October 2018. Groups will be limited to 10 maximum per trip. As of this blog going live on our website we have […]

Hello and happy New Year to all. At Bespoke Turkey we are excited about what the New year is going to bring. We have been busy planning our 2018 itineraries. Providing our guests with information for what to expect from our Turkey activity Holidays 2018 We shall also be following up with regular Bespoke Turkey […]

Turkey activity holidays 2017 has been an interesting year with tourism still down. We have had guests from all over the world come to Turkey. There first response has always been that they do not understand why the news has been so negative?  I guess the media always need a story and bad news is […]

It was a nice surprise to be asked to attend the Turkey travel show 2017 which took place in Izmir, http://www.travelturkeyexpo.com/ We had only been to Izmir briefly once before so it was also an opportunity to see more of this beautiful city. The show itself was a great experience, we saw representatives from regions […]

We often get asked about booking flights to Turkey. Flight times and prices vary a lot with the times of year. Here is our guide to booking your flights to Turkey. When it comes to booking your flights, there are many variables and it is worth spending time to make sure you get the best […]

The end of Autumn is time for Olive Picking in Turkey. We have a dozen or so olive trees of our own. Our friends and neighbors own many more and so it is always the busiest time of year in our local community. This year has proved a bumper harvest crop of olives and so […]

We get asked often about Turkish food and ‘are there vegetarian options?’ when our guests visit Turkey for the first time. So, to answer that one quickly, we can tell you that many dishes do not contain meat in Turkey so it is easy to eat meat free here. Now, to move on to what […]

The Lycian Way route Great to see two English girls hiking on The Lycian Way route in November.  The weather is still 20 degrees here in South West Turkey. Perfect hiking conditions. We met them on Patara Beach whilst walking our dog, Charlie. Nobody else on miles of golden beach, the turquoise waters warm and […]