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Fethiye, Turkey
Sunday, July 15, 2018
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Yörük – the nomads of Turkey

Have you been up in the mountains around Fethiye and seen shepherds herding flocks of goats and living in black tents? Did you wonder...

The Saz – a single instrument that represents Turkish folk music

Music has existed for as long as mankind has found its voice, and quite possibly before. Every culture of the world has it’s own...

The story of Santa Claus

The real St. Nicholas was born in Turkey, he was bishop of the Turkish town of Myra in the early 4th century. His name is...

Pick Up a Ramazan Calendar

The first full day of Ramazan was yesterday. You can keep track of the daily prayers and learn a lot about Ramazan if you...
Turkey’s Hıdırellez spring festival added to UNESCO list

Turkey’s Hıdırellez spring festival added to UNESCO list

The Turkish spring festival Hıdırellez has been added to the UNESCO list of “intangible cultural heritage” Turkish communities around the world celebrate Hıdırellez on May...
Shrove Tuesday

Flippin’ Eck, It’s Pancake Day!

Today is Shrove Tuesday, and mixing up a batter is quick and easy. Living in and around Fethiye, we’re all...
Physical, spiritual, mental rejuvenation in Ramadan: What happens when you fast

Physical, spiritual, mental rejuvenation in Ramadan: What happens when you fast

For over a week, Muslims around the world have been fasting and since this year's Ramadan coincides with summer, people in some parts of...

‘Just Josh’ by Moira Rutherford

Moira Rutherford has lived in Turkey for ten years having moved here in 2007. She soon became involved in caring for the many street animals...

Turkish customs you might not know about (part one)

When visiting Turkey you may notice there are customs that are very different to what you are used to at home. Turkish culture has a...
Holiday images of Fethiye showcasing some of its beauty and places that are must sees

Images of Fethiye 2012 – No4

Readers share some of their photos from Fethiye and surrounding areas. Fethiye Tulips - Photo Pat Rowly A Tulip Bed...

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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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