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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Turkish surnames – a look behind the names

When you think that in England surnames have been used since the 11th century, it is amazing that until 83 years ago the Turkish...

Yörük – the nomads of Turkey

Have you been up in the mountains around Fethiye and seen shepherds herding flocks of goats and living in black tents? Did you wonder...

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...
Summer Solstice and the Holy Month of Ramadan

Summer Solstice and the Holy Month of Ramadan

It's been a busy week with the Summer Solstice, Kadir Gecesi and the end of Ramazan tomorrow. Today we're bringing you an update on what's...

The Saz – a single instrument that represents Turkish folk music

Music has existed for as long as mankind has found its voice, and quite possibly before. Every culture of the world has it’s own...
The central mosque in Fethiye

Ramazan is about more than fasting

This evening the Holy Month of Ramazan will begin for many millions of Muslims in Turkey. Thirty days of fasting The holy month of Ramazan (also known...

Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day 2017

Today is the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day (Atatürk'ü Anma, Gençlik ve spor Bayramı), a national holiday in Turkey, always celebrated on...

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...
Fethiye’s fountains: nature’s air conditioning

Fethiye’s fountains: nature’s air conditioning

Temperatures are rising in Fethiye, a sure sign that summer has arrived. The town's harbourside fountains are a great place to relax and literally...

Ayran: Turkey’s refreshing yogurt drink

The weather has certainly taken a turn for the hotter over the last few days and, once again, our thoughts turn to ways of keeping...

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Volkan’s Adventures – unique and exclusive tours

There are many excursion companies in holiday areas offering a multitude of trips; jeep safaris, paragliding, scuba diving, mini breaks and much more. Whilst...
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