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Fethiye, Turkey
Saturday, January 19, 2019
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

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National Sovereignty and Children’s Day – Fethiye’s joyful celebrations

On Monday, Turkey celebrated National Sovereignty and Children’s Day, the anniversary of the foundation of the Turkish Parliament. The country celebrates the establishment of parliament...
World Book Day: compelling books about Turkey

 World Book Day: compelling books about Turkey

Regardless of the kind of books you like the most, the indisputable truth is that the world would not be the same without books....
Discover Turkey: Ottoman Architecture

Discover Turkey: Ottoman Architecture

Architectural monuments to the greatness of the Ottoman Empire stand, not only throughout Turkey, but also throughout the many lands under its rule. The...
Turkey’s Hıdırellez spring festival added to UNESCO list

Turkey’s Hıdırellez spring festival added to UNESCO list

The Turkish spring festival Hıdırellez has been added to the UNESCO list of “intangible cultural heritage” Turkish communities around the world celebrate Hıdırellez on May...
“Neslishah: The Last Ottoman Princess” by Murat Bardakçı

“Neslishah: The Last Ottoman Princess” by Murat Bardakçı

This is the story and biography of Neslishah Sultan, the last Princess of the Ottoman Empire, and later the last First Lady of Egypt. Neslishah:...
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....

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Make the most of your holiday with Discover Car Hire

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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