Float over the surreal lunar landscape of Cappadocia in a hot-air balloon at dawn.

Aya Sofya

Get a taste for Istanbul’s layered history in Aya Sofya, a stunning 1500-year-old church-cum-mosque-cum-museum.

Sail away

Sit back and soak up the sunshine on a four-day boat cruise of the Mediterranean from Fethiye to Kale.

Go paragliding

Spend an hour hovering above the iridescent bay of Ölüdeniz on a tandem paraglide, before plunging into the pristine blue water to cool off.


Visit the ancient city of Ephesus, including its glorious library and cavernous amphitheatre.


Explore the gleaming ridged cliffs of Pamukkale, and take a bath in the local  thermal spas.

Topkapi Sarayi

Spend a whole day inside Istanbul’s former Ottoman Empire palace Topkapi Sarayi, discovering the charms of the treasury and the scandals of the harem.


Pay your respects to fallen soldiers and start to understand the impossibility of the task before them at Gallipoli.

Take a bath

Wash your troubles away in a traditional Turkish hamam bath. Alternatively, have them scrubbed off your chest by staff.


Relax in a treehouse on the beach at the ancient city of Olympos.