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Fethiye, Turkey
Saturday, December 15, 2018
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

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...

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...
Summer Solstice and the Holy Month of Ramadan

Summer Solstice and the Holy Month of Ramazan

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...

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...

A Turkish bath – the real way to relax

No trip to Fethiye is complete without a visit to a Turkish bath or Hamam, so set aside any prudishness you may have and take...

‘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...

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...

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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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