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Fethiye, Turkey
Saturday, August 19, 2017
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Kurban Bayram – The Feast of Sacrifice

Kurban Bayram, the Feast of Sacrifice, honours the willingness of Abraham (İbrahim) to sacrifice his young first-born son Ishmael (İşmail) as an act of...

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...

Desti: Turkey’s ultimate water cooler

Why not invest in a desti for you drinking water? Buy one of these simple earthenware water jugs and you will, especially during the...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ayran: Turkey’s refreshing yogurt drink

The weather has certainly taken a turn for the hotter over the last few days and, once again, our thoughts turn to ways of keeping...

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Volkan’s Adventures – unique and exclusive tours

There are many excursion companies in holiday areas offering a multitude of trips; jeep safaris, paragliding, scuba diving, mini breaks and much more. Whilst...
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