While there have been some dreadful global events lately, we'd like to take a positive stance and bring to you all the good news that gets overshadowed by the bad.
We're chuffed to have our second company Bodrum Yacht Services featured on a page in the autumn issue of Onboard magazine, which goes out to a multitude of superyachts and international boat shows. In the article, Dave Stanley explains why refits and repairs in Bodrum can be so advantageous to boat owners.
Istanbul remains as the third top destination on Tripadvisor, and here's a great article on what neighborhoods have to offer in art and culture. Conde Naste named Istanbul one of the top 10 destinations of 2015, ahead of both New York and Hong Kong. And many people wouldn't expect Istanbul to be the host of the Chic Womens' Bicycle Tour.
And then there's the food...one of the favorite recipes of our gulet chefs is ''Fish Baked in Salt'' and this recipe was recently written up in Venturists while an excellent article about coffee in Turkey was published in Daily Secret.
CNN also recently published a first hand account of Ivan Watson's ''Loud, quirky, anarchic'' love affair with Istanbul.
To summarize - we are safe - we are happy, and we look forward to seeing you on your private gulet in 2016, sailing the Aegean and Mediterranean seas. Drop us a line at email@example.com for applicable early booking discounts.
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