Sirince: a Surprising Find in the Turkish Mountains

arriving in Sirince

It’s very hot in July on the Turkish coast of the Aegean sea, so when my friend suggested a trip to Sinince, a ‘lovely mountain village’ as he put it, I was all for it, if only to get a bit of the sea cooled air. He wouldn’t say what else there was to see and do in Sirince; only that I should wear good walking shoes. I was quite happy to just go along and let myself be surprised. We drove to ... Read Full Article

Relaxing in Selcuk, Turkey

Selcuk ruins

  The Western coast of Turkey provides a mix of history and luxury popular with many travelers.  Shimmering waters, beaches, and brash cities like Kusadasi and Izmir draw crowds looking for a resort experience; the ruins of Ephesus and other sites interest archeology fiends.  We sought to escape these two extremes, and found ourselves happily wandering the narrow streets of ... Read Full Article