Useful source of info on boots for all occasions, plus other camping and trekking gear. You could read before you buy and pick up some useful tips. Boots have changed so much over the years – I used to wear really heavy boots like these here, but as my feet toughened up I switched to…

Members of the Culture Routes Society will soon start work in Van and Bitlis on a new project – an Urartu Cultural Route which will encircle Lake Van. The team will have a first meeting there next week with the mayors and officials of the area. During this part of the project, in summer 2017,…

The Interim Evaluation Meeting, which aimed at evaluating the plans produced by the associate organisations and local leaders and informing other national and local stakeholders involved, took place in Egirdir, Isparta on 04-05 August 2016. Although paticipation from local administrations was less than expected due to the ongoing state of emergency declared in July 2016…

  The photo above is of a group of Turkish trekkers from İzmir, who are planning to walk the whole route. Kate (turquoise t shirt) met them above Kabak Bay. On 17th April, the Antalya Conservation Commission called a meeting at which the route of the Lycian Way, its extension by the addition of several new routes and…

    Most people have heard of the UNESCO world heritage sites program, which aims to identify the best examples of cultural and wild places in the world and push governments to protect them. It does this by adding to the status of the site and encouraging tourists to visit them – the designation ‘World…

Check this fabulous infographic prepared by Swissotel!  

A hike on the Phrygian Way (by Alessandro Vergari) For a week now we have been following the white and red signs which guide us along the Phrygian Way; we are hiking in the Phrygian Valley, a triangular area stretching between the cities of Eskisehir, Kutahya and Afyon, not far from Ankara, in the heart…

Yürüyüşçüler İçin Önemli Notlar Değerli dostlar; Geçtiğimiz günlerde çıktıkları doğa gezisinde yollarını kaybeden 3 öğrenciye 19 Ocak 2015 tarihinde ulaşıldığı bilgisini sizlerle paylaşmıştık. Çok zaman geçmeden ve herhangi bir sağlık sorunu yaşamadan bulunmuş olmalarına sevindiğimizi bildirmek ve bu vesileyle Likya Yolu başta olmak üzere dernek bünyesinde temsil edilen diğer rotalarda dikkat edilmesi gereken birkaç unsura…

Dear Friends; We have previously informed you on our Facebook page that the three students who lost their way trekking in South Turkey were found. We would like to take the chance now to say we were happy that the authorities reached them before they had more serious health problems. We think this is also…

On 23rd January 2015, in parallel with the EMITT Travel Fair, the Promotions Office of the Turkish Tourism Ministry presented the annual review of their Tourism Marketing Policy. Irfan Önal, the head of the Promotions Department, explained that the current strategy was developed after an 18 month policy review process that combined the lessons learned…