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How to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Your Travels

We are currently battling a terrible global crisis. Over the past months, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken millions of lives, shut down tourism, and threatened the livelihoods of countless people. Though COVID-19 is front of mind right now,…
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Mehmet Kuşman Retires

Mehmet Kuşman’s life story is much like the plot of the popular Hollywood film series “Night At The Museum.” Starting out as a watchman for ancient ruins left behind by the Urartian civilization thousands of years ago in eastern Turkey,…
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Travel In Low Season - Bodrum

When I travel, I appreciate tranquility and having the time to enjoy and discover without being rushed by the madding crowds. I am one of those people who are not in favor of high temperatures. I am very climate and crowd sensitive when I…

My Turkish Honeymoon - 2 - KAŞ

When I met Alper, I remember that during our online conversations he was mentioning this place called Kas and how much he enjoyed spending time there, that it was his favorite place to go and chill leaving behind his hectic life in Istanbul.…
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Climate Emergency Plan

Hike'n Sail Turkey has signed the Climate Action Leaders in Travel Pledge at ATWS (Adventure Travel World Summit in Sweden in September 2019 and Declared a Climate Emergency. Below is our Climate Emergency Plan, which we will be working to…
Honeymoon in Turkey

My Honeymoon in Turkey - 1 - Olympos

My Honeymoon in Turkey After our wedding we decided to spend our honeymoon in Turkey, our first destination was Çıralı - Olympos,  a village situated 70 kilometers from Antalya. It is on the outskirts of the Olympos -Beydağları National…

A Half Day Walk For Arts & Crafts

A couple of years ago I was talking to my friend Zafer Sari, the renowned sculpture of the controversial public monument called “LOVE” and I asked him to help me to design a half/full day of a walking tour for arts and crafts in İstanbul.…
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Istanbul Airport 1st to get global health accreditation

Istanbul Airport on Wednesday became the first worldwide to receive a new health accreditation from the Airports Council International (ACI). "We congratulate Istanbul for being the first airport to be accredited through our new Airport Health…

It Was In March

Turkey has a wealth of flora and fauna that has occupied this land since the beginning of time. Diverse climates across the Anatolian, Mediterranean, and Black Sea zones have given Turkey high biodiversity. ⁠Anywhere you look, in a country…