Posts tagged "Travel"
Meet our Team: Olivier Henry

Meet our Team: Olivier Henry

In our new series of blog posts, we are getting up close and personal with the guides, the staff and other people you may know from Peter Sommer Travels’ website and brochures, and some whom you might never have heard about before. In our second instalment, we would like to introduce you to Olivier Henry....
Turkey through a Canadian Travel Writer's Eyes

Turkey through a Canadian Travel Writer’s Eyes

Peter (as in Peter Sommer Travels) was born in Toronto and his mother lived in Canada for some 14 years back in the 50’s and 60’s, so although we are based in the UK we have a very soft spot for Canada and Canadians. We were lucky enough to host one of the finest travel...
Gulet shipyards

Gulet shipyards

If you have travelled on a Turkish gulet, perhaps even on one of our gulet cruises, you may well have wondered where these beautiful handcrafted wooden boats come from – where they are built and maintained. Last week, I was given a very hands-on approach to answering that question. Peter Sommer, Michael Metcalfe and I...
Preparing an escorted tour in Greece

Preparing an escorted tour in Greece

Heinrich Hall reveals the gruelling preparations that go into an expert led Greece tour – and why he loves his job! “It was a wonderful trip through Greece; the sites were lovely, the food was outstanding and the guides were excellent”. Jim Cleary, UK Based on our guests’ feedback, we have a good idea how...
Peter Sommer Travels 2012 Tours

Peter Sommer Travels 2012 Tours

It’s Peter’s birthday today, a time to take stock, reflect and look forward to the myriad possibilities of the future. We’re doing exactly the same with Peter Sommer Travels and thought we’d bring you up to speed. We’ve been beavering away and have just finished finalising next year’s schedule of expert led gulet cruises in...
Official Travel Partner of the British Institute at Ankara

Official Travel Partner of the British Institute at Ankara

 We are proud to announce that Peter Sommer Travels is now an official Travel Partner of the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA). Founded in 1947, the BIAA (formerly known as the British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara) is one of the British Academy’s overseas Institutes with offices in Ankara in Turkey and London, and a...