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Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Turkish surnames – a look behind the names

When you think that in England surnames have been used since the 11th century, it is amazing that until 83 years ago the Turkish...

“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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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What is it that makes the perfect holiday?

Everyone loves a holiday! How many times have you wished you could stay forever? But what exactly is it that makes the perfect holiday? Here's a recipe...

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