Tag Archive: Souvenirs

Bodrum Day Trip to coastal Çökertme

If you’re looking to explore a little bit further afield than the Bodrum Peninsula there are plenty of places within an easy 60-90 minute drive from central Bodrum. Earlier this week we decided to venture to the famous Çökertme. This bay backed by pine forests and olive groves and is a favorite mooring point for captains cruising along the Blue Cruise route.

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Handmade Soap & Towels from Sabuncakiz Hamam Turgutreis

Duygu Akiz is the owner and artistic director of Sabuncakiz Hamam a local artisan company based in Turgutries that makes and sells their own handmade soap. They also sell Turkish towels, bath accessories, and an array of other authentic hammam gifts. I was lucky enough to meet Duygu (Sparky to her English speaking friends who can’t pronounce …

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Shopping in Bodrum Old Town

Bodrum has a broad selection of shops, and a vast majority of them are clustered within the Bodrum Old Town Pedestrian area between the Castle and Beach. Here’s a list of shops to meet all your souvenir needs!

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A Unique Turkish Souvenir: Pul Biber

Fed up of buying Turkish Delight to take home with you as a souvenir? I have the perfect solution – browse the local farmers market and buy some Pul Biber to take home with you instead.

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Top 5 Souvenirs from Turkey

There’s plenty of shopping opportunities on the Bodrum Peninsula. As well as shops, you can wander around the local markets and crafts stalls. There’s trinkets for all tastes and budgets. Some are Mass Produced and others are Hand Crafted.

Here’s my list of Top 5 Turkish Souvenirs.

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