Latest From Fethiye

Two Months In Fethiye: End-Of-Summer Proceedings

Oh, hello November! Guess we'd better look back at the month of October, then, hadn't we? And those of you with good memories will also be quite rightly thinking, "Errm, and didn't … [Read More...]

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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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Latest Turkish Recipe

Garlic Yoghurt With Carrots – Sarımsaklı Yoğurtlu Havuç Salatası

Turkish garlic yoghurt with carrots (sarımsaklı yoğurtlu havuç salatası) is a meze dish that we usually only have the pleasure to eat in the home. You … [Read More...]

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Menemen – A Recipe For Turkish Scrambled Eggs With Tomatoes & Vegetables

Traditional Turkish menemen; the first time we came to Fethiye on holiday, a local guy we'd met described one of his favourite Turkish breakfast recipes to us. Cue the dreamy face … [Read More...]

It’s Melon Season – Time To Indulge In Refreshing Melon Salad (Kavun Salatası)

What to eat? The temperatures are soaring, it's humid, the appetite isn't up to much. But you know you've got to replenish your weary body. And, if you're anything like us and you … [Read More...]

Erik Tavası Recipe – Turkish Cooking With Seasonal Fruit

Seasonal cooking - it's just the best. The best because when the food markets are abundant in a particular seasonal fruit or vegetable for just a few weeks, we get over-excited and … [Read More...]

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A Flyer Of An August

Wow, it feels like we always say the previous month passed us by so quickly - but August; seriously, it feels like a week ago that we did our July … [Read More...]

Aroma Beach Club, Çalış – An Easy Chillout Zone

It's been a summer of beaches, this year. New businesses to explore, old favourites to revisit. Around the peninsula in Fethiye, we've been to … [Read More...]

July In Fethiye – Life’s A Beach

Well, August has kind of crept up on us there while we've been out and about exploring different beaches around Fethiye, revisiting old favourites and … [Read More...]

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More From Istanbul

Basilica Cistern – Going Tourist In Istanbul

The thing is, when you've visited a city so many times, you get settled into wandering streets, previously unknown shops and markets, eateries and … [Read More...]

Eminönü To Kadıköy – Europe to Asia On An Istanbul Ferry

Over the years, most of our posts about our various jaunts have covered our exploits around the European shores of Istanbul. But, Istanbul also has an … [Read More...]

The Magnificent Süleymaniye Mosque In Istanbul

While we certainly haven't seen all of the prominent mosques in Turkey, Süleymaniye Camii in Istanbul is a definite favourite so far. We visited here … [Read More...]

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Antalya Region

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...]

1207 Boutique Hotel, Kaleiçi – We Splashed Out In Antalya

This year's trip to Antalya for the Runatolia event was a bit different. You know us; we're happy in a small pension. As long as there's a clean bed … [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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