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Fethiye, Turkey
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

What is a New Year's Resolution? A New Year's resolution is a decision to do or not do something to accomplish a personal goal or break...

A Turkish ‘Christmas’ – celebrating ‘Noel’ on New Year’s Eve

On Sunday 25th December festivities take place all over the world to celebrate Christmas. Families and friends come together, gifts are exchanged, mistletoe hung,...
Whistle language of Black Sea nominee for UNESCO

Kuş dili – whistle language of Black Sea nominated for UNESCO

The small town of Kuşköy, which is tucked into an isolated valley on the rainy, mountainous Black Sea coast of Turkey, looks much like...
Kayaköy and the population exchange

Kayaköy and the population exchange

The so-called “ghost town” perched on the hillside overlooking Kayaköy is a well-known tourist attraction today, a UNESCO World Friendship and Peace site attracting...
Mount Nemrut West Terrace Sunset 1 B&W - Feature Photo

The colossal stone heads of Nemrut Dağı

One of the many historical sites in Turkey is a unique one located deep in the Anatolian heartland. Nemrut Dağı (Mount Nemrut) The 7,000-foot-tall mountain, Nemrut...
The Hamsa or Hand of Fatima - what does it mean?

The Hamsa or Hand of Fatima – what does it mean?

What is the Hand of Fatima? Similar to the evil eye, the open right-hand symbol known as Hand of Fatima (or Hamsa Hand) is an...
Wish Trees - myth or magic?

Wishing Trees – a wonderful example of the similarities between many cultures

A Wishing Tree is an individual tree, usually distinguished by species, position or appearance, which is used as an object of wishes and offerings....

Benyamin Sönmez Classical Music Festival (20-23 September) – an emotional tribute to a young...

If you're a lover of classical music you're in for a treat next week... Now in its sixth year, the Benyamin Sönmez Classical Music Festival...
The distinctive sound of the ezan

The distinctive sound of the ezan

Turkey is a country that needs to be experienced with all of the senses. Visitors to Fethiye are drawn by photographs of the beautiful,...
Victory Day and the Feast of Sacrifice

Victory Day and the Feast of Sacrifice

This week sees two Turkish national holidays fall within a few days of each other leading to the announcement of an extended ten-day public...

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Magical Kaş – where lush mountains meet the Turkish Mediterranean

World-class sailing and water sports combined with easy access to mountain activities and historical sites are helping to transform the Turkish town of Kaş...
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