1. Freedom 49

    55th. Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey.

    We seem to have ignored this event this year. Maybe because it's not come through Alanya, Side, Antalya, etc etc where there are heavier European populations or perhaps it's not had sufficient advertising to catch people's attention? I don't know, anyway, I enjoy it and have been catching up in...
  2. Freedom 49

    Presidential Tour of Turkey (Cycling)

    The tour kicked off yesterday and it was a real treat to watch the 1st stage on Eurosport after I'd got home from a day at the office. The only English rider is James Knox, riding for Quick Step Floors and 2 Irishmen, Nick Roche with B.M.C. along with Sam Bennet with Boro. Peter Sagan's brother...
  3. bal canavar

    1 Dead as Marmaris Tour Boat sinks

    One dead, two missing after motorized yacht sinks off Turkey’s Marmaris A motor yacht sank off the coast of Marmaris in southern Turkey on Aug. 2, killing one person and leaving two others missing, the local governor has stated. The 20-meter motor yacht named “Anemone” sank 200 meters off the...
  4. G

    New audio tour of Kadikoy

    If you're planning to visit Istanbul soon and are looking for something new to do, check out my new audio tour of Kadikoy. Called "Stepping back through Chalcedon", I've combined my love of the area with my fascination for history to create a unique walk which tells you things about the area...

    The Grand Tour

    Just watched the first episode of Clarkson and his Grand Tour. Fabulous opening sequence to what was a fun bit of telly. I know they are not everyone's cup of tea but for me they are like my old comfie slippers on a winters night. Glad they are back.
  6. H

    Tour of Turkey bike race

    Apparently 24th April to 1st May but cannot get any further info about it. Website is: but it comes up blank. Does anybody know any info about the race? Thanks
  7. J

    guided tour itinerary recommendations

    Hi, we are looking to travel to Turkey for the first time this year. We have decided on a guided tour for safety and also the overall experience we feel will be more positive, as we dont know where to start. We like the look of this tour I...
  8. tykatem

    Erdogan on tour

    How NOT to win friends and influence people. Whilst giving a speach in Ecuador earlier this month, a small groups of 6 female protesters made themselves heard. Their protest lasted less than a minute before they were brutally attacked by Erdogan's Turkish bodyguards. The women were forcefully...
  9. bal canavar

    51th Presidential Cycling Tour

    Erdogan leads the way to promote cycling in Turkey a worthwhile cause as is the Presidential Cycling tour of Turkey 2015. I for one would like to of see "Erdogan get on his bike":biggrin: The TUR will kick off in Alanya and travel to İzmir, with seven mountain and sprint stages, ending...
  10. suzyq

    Tour of Turkey Cycle Race

    Starts on 26 April in Alanya
  11. cside

    Ceyda Tanc Dance. Harman-Turkey tour.

    I am not sure if this is the right forum for this but it seemed the best one. Below is a link to a film about a dance tour to Turkey made by the son of a friend of mine. It features lots of Turkish folk music and dance which is why I started the thread in this forum. I hope you enjoy it...
  12. A89

    724 Transfer / Classical tour.

    Recently had 2 excellent transfers from 724. First one - I was picked up exactly on time at the agreed spot. Quickly and efficiently made a couple more pick ups and straight off to the airport. Coming back to Alanya, found the guy waiting at the terminal, waited with him around 10 minutes then...
  13. paddington bear

    Digiturk - Tour de France

    I have just turned Digiturk Eurosport channel 371 on to watch the Tour de France and the commentary is in Turkish, Eurosport is in English on channel 70 and 72. Has anyone else got this problem. Sue
  14. J

    Tour de France

    This major event kicks of in Leeds on Saturday and Yorkshire is expecting approx 2,000,000 visitors. As someone who has never taken an in depth interest in this I confess to now being in awe of what is involved and what an unbelievable endurance test this is ( Leeds to Skipton in 49 mins, not...
  15. L

    Our awful experience with heaven tours yalikavak

    We rented a mini bus from Heaven Tours in Yalikavak for 2 weeks last month as we had 5 friends over and had booked to visit Kas for 3 nights while they were here. On our way to Kas we all smelt fuel and I noticed smoke under my friends seat in the back of the mini bus. We pulled over and saw...
  16. abba

    Presidents 50th Anniversary Cycle Tour of Turkey

    Congratulations to Adam Yates, winner of the Tour and to all the category winners, stage winners and other participants. Bit of a disappointment to watch the awards ceremony only to find that the President was unable to find the time to present the trophy for this 50th Tour.
  17. J

    Legends tour

    Better than wasting your money on Garth Brooks David Gest | DAVID GEST'S LEGENDS OF SOUL LIVE CONCERT! Went Sunday night - brilliant show, I went to see Eddy Floyd, but the others were also very good - The Temptations, Candi Statton, Rose Royce, Eddy Holman, Sheila Ferguson, CeCe Penniston and...
  18. S

    Tour operators

    Does anyone know of some good tour operators to go with in Altinkum? My first year in Marmaris i got well ripped off but last year was ok
  19. T

    Snow and ski tour davraz isparta

    Hı All I have just advertised the above excursions ın the new TLF Shop. Feel free to take a look! Also we have details on our new facebook page Emmaturizm, a LIKE on this page would be much appreciated
  20. altinkum kev

    Tour of Banks

    As the interest rates are going up I decided to go around the banks yesterday to see what I could get ,I started at Garanti bank waited for 30 mins then walked out same thing in Akbank went onto Teb bank it would have taken an hour to see someone there because of the que's . carried on to Deniz...
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