Turkish street food: the simit

Turkish street food: the simit

You’ll never be out, about and hungry for long in Turkey. There are plenty of street vendors selling a variety of snack foods, one of which is the simit (bread ring). Seen all over the country from busy city streets to sleepy villages and bustling tourist areas, the simitci (simit street vendor) displays his chewy bread […]

Fethiye’s Dog Days are here… again

Fethiye’s Dog Days are here… again

It’s that time of the year, when heat and humidity gets to crazy levels. Even though extreme meteorological events make international headlines on a regular basis, some types of weather have been around, and predictably so, for millennia. One such is the hot, stifling weather that is synonymous with August, something that’s been getting bad […]

Blue Wave project surges forward

Blue Wave project surges forward

Following on from our previous story here is an update on what is happening with the Blue Wave project. Click here to read our original story Blue Wave The Blue Wave project aims to improve awareness and understanding of the threats to the marine environment from marine tourism – both within the tourism sector and amongst tourists themselves. The […]

Fethiye Times News Week Ending 13 August 2016

Fethiye Times News Week Ending 13 August 2016

Fethiye Times News – what has been going on in Fethiye and around the region. Turkey to announce new tourism-boosting measures Reuters News Agency announced on Friday that Turkey is poised to announce a new package of measures to boost the flagging tourism industry. Tourism revenue in Turkey had dropped 35.6 percent in the second […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: be part of the pollution solution

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: be part of the pollution solution

The work being carried out by Fethiye Municipality and the Environmental Protection and Control Manager, Hatice Kayak, has resulted in continued improvements in the recycling facilities in and around the area. Recycling bins A recycling bin is a container used to hold recyclables before they are taken to recycling centers. Separate containers are often provided […]

Flavours of Gaziantep on Fethiye’s doorstep

Flavours of Gaziantep on Fethiye’s doorstep

Gaziantep is an ancient and historical city in the deep south of Turkey. On the crossroads of many civilizations and cultures, it’s no surprise that region’s cuisine has many influences and is mouthwateringly delicious. The city has thousands of shops and restaurants selling the most delicious food. Fortunately, as some enterprising families from the region live in Fethiye, […]

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