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Monday, August 26, 2019
CULTURE

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Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Unique Turkish Phrases: a saying for every occasion

Turkish is a wonderful language filled with idioms that are commonly used in daily life. What is an idiom?

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...

Turkish street food: the simit

You'll never be out, about and hungry for long in Turkey. There are plenty of street vendors selling a variety of snack...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...
Fethiye celebrates National Sovereignty and Children's Day

Fethiye celebrates National Sovereignty and Children’s Day

The 23rd of April is a unique and a very special international celebration. The founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, dedicated...
Wish Trees - myth or magic?

Wishing Trees – a wonderful example of the similarities between many cultures

A Wishing Tree is an individual tree, usually distinguished by species, position or appearance, which is used as an object of wishes and offerings....

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...

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Top Bodrum Blue Cruise Routes for Your Next Summer Holiday in...

If you find yourself in Bodrum this summer, why not consider a blue cruise to some of the fabulous nearby coastal and island destinations?...
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