Bill Gates visits Turkish Riviera’s gem Bodrum

Bill Gates apparently cannot get enough of Turkey’s pristine coasts. On Sunday, the Microsoft founder and one of the richest men in the world showed up in Bodrum, probably the most famous vacation resort in the country, during his second visit to Turkey in four months. The businessperson turned philanthropist, who arrived in the town aboard his luxury yacht Lana, chose a culture tour instead of...

Yachts race for parking spot in tourism hotspot Bodrum

People in droves have thronged to the famous resort town of Bodrum in the southwestern province of Muğla on the Aegean coast during the long Eid al-Adha holiday, causing traffic jams on the roads. With yacht owners racing for a good spot to anchor their vessels in surrounding bays during their stay, the town’s shoreline has become overcrowded as well. They wait offshore to move in as soon as one...

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