5 Tips for visiting the ancient city Ephesus in Turkey

Ephesus

Visiting Ehpesus should be on everybody’s bucket-list. For one because it’s Europe’s best preserved ancient city. But also because it enriches your view on history, on culture, on life, on humanity and on what is possible. I’m still in awe after seeing the remnants of this immense and spectacular built city. Ephesus was once the […]

Day trip from Kusadasi: Sirince

Sirince

Sirince is a charming little village in the mountains. It is a popular village for tourists to get a taste of a traditional Turkish village.

10 Things to do in Kusadasi

Dilek National Park

Kusadasi might be renowned for being a seaside resort town, but there is so much more to see and do in the area. Whether you opt for an organized, guided tour or explore the region individually, you will be amazed by the cultural heritage sites, quaint small villages and beautiful nature. 1. Visit the ancient […]

Kusadasi Wine Tasting and Winery Tour

Kusadasi wine tasting

A personal highlight of my trip to Kusadasi was a wine tasting, winery tour and dinner at the Seven Sages winery (7 Yedi Bilgeler). The winery, which is also a restaurant and hotel, is only a 20-minute drive from Kusadasi. Set amidst rolling hills the estate offers a spectacular panorama with view on the vineyard […]

Where to stay in Kusadasi? The Korumar Hotel De Luxe

Korumar Hotel Kusadasi

If you are following me on instagram you couldn’t have missed that I have been travelling quite a lot lately. My latest trip was to Kusadasi in Turkey. The beautiful seaside town is a perfect base to explore Turkey’s natural and historical treasures. However, most tourists flock to this resort town to enjoy the beaches […]

Dinner at Villa Asina in Datça, Turkey

While the days are getting colder and shorter here I’m longing to return to Datça in Turkey where it’s still summer and 23°C. I felt so relaxed and at home in this fairly unspoilt part of Turkey. The Turkish food was hands down one of the best things about the trip. On our second night in […]

Discover Eski Datça

Yesterday I already blogged about the lovely breakfast at Doga Pansiyon in Eski Datça. Today I would like to take you on a tour of this beautiful, and charming ancient part of the town Datça, where it looks as if time stood still. Eski Datça is a myriad of cobbled streets with small stone houses that are […]