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Fethiye, Turkey
Saturday, January 19, 2019
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Turkey: Did you know…?

Turkey is much more than just a holiday destination. It has a rich, diverse culture and history, beautiful landscapes and cuisine that will keep you...

Water cisterns – relics of a bygone era

Dotted around towns and villages, scattered on hilltops or by the roadside, you will see many domed, circular stone buildings and may wonder what they are. They are...
Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) - a day of National pride

Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) – a day of National pride

Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) Turkey annually celebrates Victory Day on August 30, commemorating the Turkish victory over Greek forces in the Battle of Dumlupınar (August...

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice)

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice), which occurs 70 days after the end of Ramazan, is a spectacular day of slaughter and feasting throughout the...

A chorus of cicadas

Summer is here and if we couldn't tell that by the long hot sunny days, we would know by the arrival of the cicadas...
Ramazan Bayramı - the end of Ramazan

Ramazan Bayramı – the end of Ramazan

Eid ul-Fitr is the Arabic name of this religious holiday. Eid meaning “festivity” and Fitr meaning “original nature.” It refers to the restoration of...
Driving in Turkey - part one

Driving in Turkey – part one

Turkey is where eastern and western cultures come together, resulting in a fantastic blend of traditions and festivities. Not only that, Turkey is a...
Physical, spiritual, mental rejuvenation in Ramadan: What happens when you fast

Physical, spiritual, mental rejuvenation in Ramadan: What happens when you fast

For over a week, Muslims around the world have been fasting and since this year's Ramadan coincides with summer, people in some parts of...
Mosque Paspatur Fethiye

All about Ramazan

Ramazan (Ramadan) is the holy month of Islam. In this period the holy book Quran was sent to Muhammed. And in the Quran, those...
Sisters are doing it for themselves – the joy of belly dance right here in Fethiye

Sisters are doing it for themselves – the joy of belly dance right here...

If someone tells you they’re a belly dancer, you’d be forgiven for picturing a slinky, dusky maiden in a scanty costume, a jewel in...

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In everyday life, cars are the preferred method of getting around however,  according to Mintel’s Holiday Car Hire UK 2017 report, only 33% of...
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