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Fethiye, Turkey
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

“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...

‘First Footing’ – a New Year tradition

In Scottish and Northern English folklore, First Footing (the first-foot), is the first person to step into a house after midnight on New Year's Eve. Traditions Traditionally, the...

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...

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....

A chorus of cicadas

Summer is here and if we couldn't tell that by the long hot sunny days, we would know by the arrival of the cicadas...

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...

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...

Turkey: Did you know…?

Turkey is much more than just a holiday destination. It has a rich, diverse culture and history, beautiful landscapes and cuisine that will keep you...

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...

The traditions of Twelfth Night

When is Twelfth Night? Twelfth Night falls on January 5. It is so called because traditionally Christmas was a 12 day celebration, beginning on December 25. Twelfth...

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Magical Kaş – where lush mountains meet the Turkish Mediterranean

World-class sailing and water sports combined with easy access to mountain activities and historical sites are helping to transform the Turkish town of Kaş...
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