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Fethiye, Turkey
Sunday, March 24, 2019
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

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...
Mosque Paspatur Fethiye

All about Ramazan

Ramazan (Ramadan) is the holy month of Islam. In this period the holy book Quran was sent to Muhammed. And in the Quran, those...
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...

Turkish surnames – a look behind the names

When you think that in England surnames have been used since the 11th century, it is amazing that until 83 years ago the Turkish...
World Book Day: compelling books about Turkey

 World Book Day: compelling books about Turkey

Regardless of the kind of books you like the most, the indisputable truth is that the world would not be the same without books....
Sisters are doing it for themselves – the joy of belly dance right here in Fethiye

Sisters are doing it for themselves – the joy of belly dance right here...

If someone tells you they’re a belly dancer, you’d be forgiven for picturing a slinky, dusky maiden in a scanty costume, a jewel in...

‘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...

The History of Auld Lang Syne

Welcome to our sixth day of Christmas traditions. As we are approaching New Year we're going to have a look at some New Year...

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? It's a phrase or an expression with...
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...

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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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