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CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

World Octopus Day – 8th October 2016

As the name suggests, World Octopus Day celebrates one of the most distinctive creatures living on the planet today; the octopus. Found worldwide in the...

Benyamin Sönmez Classical Music Festival returns to Fethiye

Now in its fifth year, the Benyamin Sönmez Classical Music Festival is returning to Fethiye. The festival, which is a four-day celebration of the...

‘Seeing the Truth’ by Faye Rogan – now available in Turkey

Faye Rogan has lived in Turkey for the last fifteen years, initially working in an international school in Ankara and now leading a more...

Kurban Bayram – The Feast of Sacrifice

Kurban Bayram, the Feast of Sacrifice, honours the willingness of Abraham (İbrahim) to sacrifice his young first-born son Ishmael (İşmail) as an act of...

Turkish street food: the simit

You'll never be out, about and hungry for long in Turkey. There are plenty of street vendors selling a variety of snack foods, one...

Unique Turkish Phrases: a saying for every occasion (part one)

Turkish is a wonderful language filled with idioms that are commonly used in daily life What is an idiom? It's a phrase or an expression with...

Nazar boncuğu: the Turkish bead that keeps an eye on you

Wander around Fethiye or anywhere else in Turkey and you’re bound to feel you're being watched by nazar boncuğu, blue glass beads of various...

Desti: Turkey’s ultimate water cooler

Why not invest in a desti for you drinking water? Buy one of these simple earthenware water jugs and you will, especially during the...

Nif Cherry Festival: a mountain village festival, with a cherry on top!

On Saturday 25th June 2016, the mountain village of Nif celebrated its 16th Annual Cherry Festival. İftar for all It was quite literally the feeding of...

Black Sea bagpipes come to Fethiye

The tulum, a kind of traditional Turkish bagpipe popular in the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey has made its way south west, to...

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Lighten the Load with ABS Transport

Moving house is one of the most challenging events you will go through. Moving to a new home in the local area can be both...
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