Latest From Fethiye

October In Fethiye – And A Little Beyond

Most of the article below was written before the weekend, on Friday afternoon. As I was coming to the end of writing it, terra firma all of a sudden didn't feel so firm. And we, … [Read More...]

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Latest From Istanbul

Meşhur Filibe Köftecisi, Istanbul – Turkey’s Number 1 Köfte?

Look up the English translation of the Turkish word, 'meşhur' and you'll see it means 'renowned, famous or well known.' Well, then, guess it was … [Read More...]

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Latest Turkish Recipe

Brokoli Salatası – A Tempting Turkish Broccoli Salad

From November, and right through into the colder months of winter, the stalls of Fethiye market and Çalış market are piled high with winter greens. … [Read More...]

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A Celebration Of Karadeniz Hamsi – Fresh Anchovies From The Black Sea

If we said the word 'anchovies' to you, what is the image that immediately springs to mind? For most people, it will likely be a jar of strong tasting, super salty fish fillets in … [Read More...]

Kahvaltılık Sos – The Best Homemade Ketchup

At this time of year, as the hot summer weather slowly becomes more autumnal, the stalls of the local markets are piled high with cheap plum tomatoes and huge red peppers. These … [Read More...]

Muhammara Recipe – A Tasty Red Pepper & Walnut Dip

Have you ever tried muhammara? If not, you're missing out. Whilst it's not a regular feature on our meze table, when we do make it, we know we're in for a treat. Muhammara is … [Read More...]

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More From Fethiye

Drink House, Fethiye – Gathering Point, Drinks & Tasty Snacks

The arrival of a bar with a name like Drink House was always going to pique our interest. When a new neighbourhood springs up with a raft of … [Read More...]

Life In Fethiye In September – Hello, Autumn

A long, hot summer. A long, hot summer of walks (and running) between Fethiye and Çalış Beach. It was too hot to walk much further. And a reluctance … [Read More...]

BüyükEv Pub & Kitchen – A Burst Of Sunshine In Central Fethiye

We say 'burst of sunshine' because BüyükEv Pub & Kitchen sits on 96 Sokak right in the centre of Fethiye. In 2020, in a bid to smarten things … [Read More...]

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More From Istanbul

Şehzade Cağ Kebabı – Happy Memories Of The East In Istanbul

Food that's memorable for all the right reasons; it's a matter of opinion, of personal experience. For us, our happiest foodie moments in Turkey are … [Read More...]

Haydarpaşa Cemetery – A Piece Of Commonwealth History In Istanbul

It's the joy of cities isn't it? We'd never pretend to be experts on Istanbul but we like to think we have a rough idea of the lay of the land … [Read More...]

Visiting Topkapı Palace, Istanbul

Welcome to our massive post about one of Istanbul's (and the world's) most famous landmarks; the residence of the Ottoman sultans, Topkapı … [Read More...]

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Antalya Region

Things To Do In Kaş, Turkey: Chillout Zone Or Adventure Zone – Take Your Pick

Achingly pretty, slightly bohemian, quietly confident; the small town of Kaş on the south coast of Turkey is all of those things and more … [Read More...]

Dubh Linn, Kaleiçi – A Great Pub Atmosphere In Antalya’s Old City

It's always a tough one, deciding whether or not to write about bars and restaurants we visit when we're elsewhere in Turkey. Nice to offer tips to … [Read More...]

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Bodrum Peninsula

Bodrum To Datça By Ferry – Slow Travelling Aegean-Style

If you read this blog a lot, you'll know most of our travels around Turkey are done via public transport of the non-flying variety. Getting around is … [Read More...]

Bodrum Through Our Eyes – Why We Love Our Visits Here

Bodrum - it carries with it a bit of baggage. Bodrum has a reputation. A party town. A summer town. But, do you know what; Bodrum centre - and other … [Read More...]

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