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Dive Into a Spectacular Antalya Rafting Adventure

white water rafting in Antalya 1

A Wet ‘n’ Wild introduction to Antalya rafting We have barely had time to wet our feet when we are being urged to paddle fast into a churning cauldron of foaming white water. Waves crash over the bow of the boat, screams of joy (and possibly a little terror) ring around us as our plastic raft gets thrown around like a …

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An Exciting Afternoon of Haggling in the Old Town of Antalya

Hadrians Gate Old town Antalya

‘Ah beautiful, where you from?’ Flattered, my step-daughter politely replies that she is from England. ‘Ah, that’s funny, I thought you were from heaven’ her suitor continues as her dad and I burst into peels of laughter. Undeterred he continues, intent on inviting her out for an evening of dancing and before you know it, the shortest courtship ever turns …

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Ten Awesome Things To Do In The Philippines With Little Time

Views of the gorgeous island of Bantayan

Looking for awesome things to do in the Philippines? We’ve got you covered with this mouthwatering list! I’m heading to the Philippines later this year but have only got two weeks in which to get a feel for the country. I don’t want to spend every minute travelling but I do want to experience the diversity of the country. With …

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Discovering The Stunning Mountain Ruins Of Termessos

Incredible views of Antalya from Termessos

Enjoy a once in a lifetime moment in Termessos Just 50 minutes from Konyaalti Beach or around 30-40 minutes from Antalya, Termessos is a fascinating window into a different world, a glimpse into a bygone era. Famous for resisting Alexander the Great in 333BC, the city was subsequently recognised as independent by the Roman Senate, and thus able to make …

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Enjoy A Turkish Delight At The Melda Palace In Konyaalti Beach

Melda Palace gardens

Welcome to the Melda Palace For anyone seeking a family, beach break within reach of Turkey’s second largest city, then the Melda Palace offers a great option in a quiet, residential area of Konyaalti beach to the West of Antalya. Melda Palace facilities It’s a beautiful complex with buildings styled in the theme of boats and the cream and blue …

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