The Beehive Houses of Harran

    Heading south from Sanliurfa (Urfa) towards the Syrian border, we drive towards the town of Harran. We’re going there to see the beehive houses that Harran is known for. They date back to the 3rd Century BC...

    Highlights of our Turkey Road Trip

    It was hard to say goodbye to new friends and old that we had met in Sapanca for our Food and Photography workshop but the road beckoned and we were eager to start our Turkey adventure....

    Tips for Driving in Turkey

    Six weeks after having left Istanbul, we reluctantly returned from our six thousand kilometre road trip through Turkey. We’ll long remember the warmth and friendliness of the Turkish people, the stunning scenery and of course, the...

    The Headless Gods of Mount Nemrut

    As we thumbed through the beautiful coffee table book on Turkey’s UNESCO sites, one caught our attention….Mount Nemrut (Nemrut Dağ in Turkish). We were in Safranbolu, itself a UNESCO heritage listed town, where our hotel...

    The Best Icecream in Turkey

    Do you love ice cream?  Then a stop at the town of  Kahramanmaraş or Maraş for short is a must. Their dövme dondurma …translated as beaten ice cream… is to die for! Where is Kahramanmaraş?. Well, it is a...

    Capture the Colour in Turkey

    The gauntlet had been thrown…now to accept the challenge!  Five travel photos that best capture the colours red, yellow, white, blue and green. Travel Supermarket are again running their popular photoblogging competition and I have been...