Lesvos – The island that invented Ouzo

Summer nights should be like this. Moonlight over an endless sea, the waves slowly hitting the pebble beach. Music, laughter and the click of the glasses raised for health coming from a distance. The sweet smells of fig, pine, thyme, flowers and herbs are mixing in the air. The arms of your lover around you.…

Walking the ramparts of Dubrovnik Sailing around Croatia

Croatia has islands. Approximately 1400 of them. It also has a beautiful coastline, lush green hills and small towns with stone houses and red tiled roofs. Plus the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea. And, as if those were not enough, it has Dubrovnik, with its extremely well preserved fortified old town. So we,…

Kalimera apό Dodecanese

It is the holiday season once again and this time our destination is the Dodecanese of Greece. Divided by the beautiful Aegean Sea, the people of Turkey and Greece share a great heritage which is evident in our respective cuisine, taste and sentiments, regardless of the politics of the day. So it’s no surprise that…

All That Jazz’in Göcek’ten Bodrum’a gelişi.

1.Gün / 14 Temmuz Ekip 13 Temmuz akşam üzeri toplandı. Biz Erbil'le Brüksel'in yağmur ve kapkara gökyüzünden kurtulup Göceğe geldiğimizde, Ayşegül'ü teknede gadget'ları ile oynarken,  Ahmet'i ise İstanbul - Midilli - Balıkesir - Göcek etabını tamamlamış, pantonlarda emekli albay modunda tekneleri teftiş ederken bulduk. Amacımız Ayşegül'ün yeni teknesi All that Jazz'i ay sonundaki bir sefere…

Pamper yourself at an Istanbul Hammam

I recently spent a a few days in my native Istanbul and had a special girls night out with my friends.  We started at the hammam to properly pamper ourselves had a great time. While relaxing on göbektaşı, the large heated marble,  my thoughts started to wander about the old traditions and just how deliciously luxurious they…