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Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Carved in Stone: safeguarding the future of Turkey’s past

Carved in Stone: safeguarding the future of Turkey’s past

Carved in Stone is a project that combines the expertise of the British Council, Turkish and British academics, the Fethiye NGO FETAV, and Turkish...

‘Just Josh’ by Moira Rutherford

Moira Rutherford has lived in Turkey for ten years having moved here in 2007. She soon became involved in caring for the many street animals...

IWD 2017: celebrating Turkey’s remarkable women

We are celebrating IWD 2017 (International Women’s Day) by looking in detail at two of Turkey’s remarkable women from the last century; during a...

Turkish customs you might not know about (part two)

Welcome to part two of our article on Turkish customs you might not know about. Please click here to read part one if you missed...

National Umbrella Day – 10th February 2017

Every year on 10th February we honor this ever useful, ever fashionable and essential item by celebrating umbrella day Everyone is familiar with the sight...

Çay, Turkey’s brew of choice – but what is a çaycı?

Those of you who are regular visitors to Turkey will have experienced the culture of çay (Turkish tea). "Cay içer misiniz?" ("Will you drink some...

Turkish customs you might not know about (part one)

When visiting Turkey you may notice there are customs that are very different to what you are used to at home. Turkish culture has a...

Unique Turkish Phrases – a saying for every occasion (part two)

Following on from our first article on unique Turkish phrases and idioms, here are more phrases that Turks use in daily life that you may...

The traditions of Twelfth Night

When is Twelfth Night? Twelfth Night falls on January 5. It is so called because traditionally Christmas was a 12 day celebration, beginning on December 25. Twelfth...

The Yule Log – seasonal heating and eating

A Yule Log is a significant part of Christmas traditions. It is a large log burned in the hearth of the house and is a symbol of prosperity...
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Paradise awaits at the Olive Garden in Kabak

If you follow the coast road from Ölüdeniz you will enjoy a journey with unrivalled views of the famous turquoise coast where magnificent mountains sweep down to...
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