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CULTURE

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Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day 2017

Today is the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day (Atatürk'ü Anma, Gençlik ve spor Bayramı), a national holiday in Turkey, always celebrated on...

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...

‘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 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...

National Umbrella Day – 10th February 2017

Every year on 10th February we honor this ever useful, ever fashionable and essential item by celebrating umbrella day Everyone is familiar with the sight...

Çay, Turkey’s brew of choice – but what is a çaycı?

Those of you who are regular visitors to Turkey will have experienced the culture of çay (Turkish tea). "Cay içer misiniz?" ("Will you drink some...

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...

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...

The Yule Log – seasonal heating and eating

A Yule Log is a significant part of Christmas traditions. It is a large log burned in the hearth of the house and is a symbol of prosperity...

Things you may not know about Mince Pies

The Mince Pie is one of Britain’s favourite festive treats. You can enjoy them warmed up with a cup of tea, or nice and cold...

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