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Thursday, June 29, 2017
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Germany is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition as we now know it in the 16th century when devout Christians brought decorated trees...

Boxing Day

Why is 26 December called Boxing Day? Boxing Day takes place on December 26th and is only celebrated in a few countries; mainly ones historically...

The story of Santa Claus

The real St. Nicholas was born in Turkey, he was bishop of the Turkish town of Myra in the early 4th century. His name is...

12 days of Christmas traditions and customs

What do the 12 days of Christmas mean to you? What kind of traditions do we keep at Christmas and why do we keep...

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

On Sunday 25th December festivities will take place all over the world to celebrate Christmas. Families and friends will come together, gifts will be...

Mother Syessa: a novel take on Anatolian history

Inspired by his research into the ancient and antique history of southern Turkey, local author Birol Ganioğlu has written the Soothsayer of Thelmessos trilogy...

“Very superstitious” – a guide to Turkish superstitions

Superstitions have a great place in society and most people exhibit some superstitious behaviour without even realising it. Do you walk under ladders? Do...

Earthquakes – are you prepared?

Last week we published an article on the Earthquake Crisis Response exercise that recently took place in Fethiye. So, we now know that the emergency services...

Water cisterns – relics of a bygone era

Dotted around towns and villages, scattered on hilltops or by the roadside, you will see many domed, circular stone buildings and may wonder what they are. They are...

Pomegranates: celebrated, symbolic and healthy

Fethiye’s markets are brimming over with pomegranates but this is hardly surprising as, at this time of year, it is one of Turkey’s most...

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Holiday Guest Registration Management with Property 4 Sale Turkey

Do you rent your property in the Fethiye region? Are you confused by the new GIYKIMBIL registration procedure? (In English, this acronym can be interpreted...
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