Datça and Knidos (The One Where I Rode Pillion on a Stranger’s Motorbike in Turkey)

    Day three of my week-long trip with Mediterranean Delights Fitness Voyage began with another early start in order to make our way to the Turkish district of Datça.     Datça sits in the south-western region of Turkey in the province known as Muğla. The centre of Datça lies right in the middle of the Datça peninsula, both of… Read More

Unspoilt, unmissable, unforgettable Symi

  We spent the first night of our week long cruise with Mediterranean Delights Fitness Voyage anchored off the coast of Rhodes. The gentle rocking of the gulet resulted in a peaceful and refreshing night’s sleep despite the early morning wake-up call of the engines roaring into action.     We were setting off to the island… Read More

Mediterranean Delights Fitness Voyage: Meeting the Muhteşem A Gulet

    It was shortly after 9am that I left to find the cafe at which Ali would meet the new passengers for the week’s trip with Mediterranean Delights Fitness Voyage. Directions were somewhat lacking. I knew the name of the place – the Yacht Club Café – and that it was somewhere by the harbour.… Read More

I’m leaving on a jet plane…

    …to spend a week sailing around the Greek islands on this. Without the kids. Earlier this year I was invited to spend a few days aboard a 16-passenger Turkish gulet as part of a select few to participate in a fitness retreat on the Mediterranean waters with MDF Voyage. Can you imagine how… Read More