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Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

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...

Fethiye Evi: home made delights that support the local community

If you are looking for somewhere to buy beautifully presented, delicious, homemade local produce in Fethiye, a shop called Fethiye Evi is opening its...

Keeping Fethiye’s Yörük heritage alive: part one

The settled yörük of Fethiye miss the hard but much-loved lifestyle of their predecessors but they work hard to ensure that this rich, natural...

The Liquid Amber Tree – Liquid Gold that’s Losing Part of its Shine

The Liquid Amber Tree or Günlük ağacı in Turkish is an important tree of Fethiye. It once produced a large, valuable and unique export....

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...

Tracing the path of Miss Bell

A mere 108 years ago, what must have been an extraordinary sight to the locals appeared in Bodrum: a doughty Englishwoman in her skirt...

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...

Unique Turkish Phrases – a saying for every occasion (part two)

Following on from our first article on unique Turkish phrases and idioms, here are more phrases that Turks use in daily life that you may...

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...
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Paradise awaits at the Olive Garden in Kabak

If you follow the coast road from Ölüdeniz you will enjoy a journey with unrivalled views of the famous turquoise coast where magnificent mountains sweep down to...
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