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Thursday, March 30, 2017


Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

‘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...

Santa: A Life by Jeremy Seal

All us residents of Fethiye and district are, or ought to be aware, that Santa Claus was born at Patara. ...

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...
Ramazan begins this year on 20th July.

Where Are The Ramazan Drummers This Year?

Fethiye will be without the traditional Ramazan drummers this year. But why?   In case any local readers in Fethiye...

8th Yeşilüzümlü Morel Mushroom Festival: a great start to the summer season

The usually sleepy town of Yeşilüzümlü, nestled in the mountains above Fethiye, certainly became the centre of attention at the weekend with the three...

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...

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Germany is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition as we now know it in the 16th century when devout Christians brought decorated trees...
Fethiye World Music Festival 2014 - All the performers pictured in the antique theatre

World Music Bring New Rhythms to Fethiye

The sounds of exquisite, exhilarating and inspiring harmonies filled Beşkaza Square and the Culture Centre in Fethiye, Turkey recently. From 7th – 11th May 2014,...

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...
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Ephesus – Selçuk

Most people visit Ephesus without even being aware of the town of Selçuk next door, but the town itself is well worth a visit....

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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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