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Fethiye, Turkey
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

What is a New Year's Resolution? A New Year's resolution is a decision to do or not do something to accomplish a personal goal or break...

A Turkish ‘Christmas’ – celebrating ‘Noel’ on New Year’s Eve

On Sunday 25th December festivities take place all over the world to celebrate Christmas. Families and friends come together, gifts are exchanged, mistletoe hung,...

“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...

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...

Water cisterns – relics of a bygone era

Dotted around towns and villages, scattered on hilltops or by the roadside, you will see many domed, circular stone buildings and may wonder what they are. They are...
Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) - a day of National pride

Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) – a day of National pride

Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) Turkey annually celebrates Victory Day on August 30, commemorating the Turkish victory over Greek forces in the Battle of Dumlupınar (August...

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice)

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice), which occurs 70 days after the end of Ramazan, is a spectacular day of slaughter and feasting throughout the...

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...
Ramazan Bayramı - the end of Ramazan

Ramazan Bayramı – the end of Ramazan

Eid ul-Fitr is the Arabic name of this religious holiday. Eid meaning “festivity” and Fitr meaning “original nature.” It refers to the restoration of...
Driving in Turkey - part one

Driving in Turkey – part one

Turkey is where eastern and western cultures come together, resulting in a fantastic blend of traditions and festivities. Not only that, Turkey is a...

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Taş Mekan – year round dining in a unique and individual...

Housed in a single storey stone building reminiscent of a barn conversion, Taş Mekan with it's high wooden beamed ceilings and blazing wood fireplace...
Babzen Kebab - Çalış

Babzen Kebab – Çalış

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