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Fethiye, Turkey
Thursday, March 30, 2017
CULTURE

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Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Turkish beads: for prayer, status, or passing the time?

Anyone who visits Fethiye, and spends time wandering the more authentic parts of town, will see that Turkish men are likely to be holding...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...
The central mosque in Fethiye

Ramazan is about more than fasting

On Monday the Holy Month of Ramazan will begin for many millions of Muslims in Turkey. Thirty days of fasting The holy month of Ramazan (also...

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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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