Turkish New Year traditions

20. August 2015 Uncategorized 0
New Year’s Day is the only public holiday in Turkey that isn’t a religious holiday or national celebration. It is a time to celebrate what has been achieved in the past year and look forward to the new year with hope and trepidation. As with most cultures around the world, the Turkish New Year is ....

Turkish national holidays

20. August 2015 Uncategorized 0
If you’re thinking of visiting Turkey in 2015 it can be useful to know when we’ll be celebrating various national holidays. You may wish to join us at those times and experience a taste of our rich culture and tradition, or you may wish to book your holiday at a different time to ensure that ....

Turkey: the ideal winter holiday destination

20. August 2015 Uncategorized 0
Turkey is situated in an ideal location, straddling both Europe and Asia, which means it benefits from fairly mild winters as well as glorious summers. If you’re looking for a destination in which to escape the harsh UK winter then Turkey is the place for you. The cooler weather from November to March means that ....

Marking 100 years since the Gallipoli Campaign

20. August 2015 Uncategorized 0
2015 marks 100 years since the Gallipoli Campaign, aka the Battle of Gallipoli, was carried out as part of World War One. Here at Salamander Voyages we’ll be marking the occasion by sailing along the Gallipoli peninsula for guests who want to retrace the historic steps of World War One soldiers.

Diving in Bodrum

20. August 2015 Uncategorized 0
Your Turkish holiday aboard the Salamander Gulet is the perfect opportunity to get away from the daily grind of life and experience new things. If you’ve always wanted to go diving then we can easily arrange that for you upon request. A PADI qualified diving company will meet you in Bodrum, providing all the equipment ....

3 alternative cruise destinations

20. August 2015 Uncategorized 0
While many people associate cruises with places such as the Caribbean and the Mediterranean there are cruises available throughout the world. While these warm places are suitable for people wishing to explore exotic islands and top up their tan, they’re not everyone’s ideal holiday destination. We have compiled a list of a few alternative cruises ....

Turkey on a budget

20. August 2015 Uncategorized 0
As with any holiday destination, you can either choose to experience it in luxury or on a budget. While you will see a different side to the country if you’re travelling on a budget, you won’t necessarily lose anything: in fact, you could save a lot of money. While the English pound is worth more ....

5 of the most idyllic beaches in the Aegean Sea

20. August 2015 Uncategorized 0
Warm sun, clear sea and soft sand is what many of us fantasies about while we’re working our nine-to-five jobs and going about our day-to-day. To fuel these fantasies, we have compiled a list of some of the most beautiful beaches in the Aegean Sea to bring you closer to booking next year’s vacation!