A heterogeneous traffic mix that includes high-speed vehicles sharing the road space with vulnerable road users as well as unsafe road infrastructure and vehicles that are in poor condition all contribute to the high fatality rates seen on Didim's roads.
Safety is a big issue for any traveller, and safety is an even bigger issue for women - especially those who travel on their own to dangerous countries.
Before hitting the waves, there are a few things to keep in mind. Even if you're heading to the pool or lake instead of the ocean, listen up — many of the tips below apply to hanging out near any body of water. No matter where you’re headed, we've rounded up 13 tips to help you keep safe at the shore.
Traditions and culture remain priorities in Turkey and should be greatly respected by those who travel to this country.