Latest From Fethiye

May Lockdown Living In Fethiye

We've got a busy monthly news recap lined up for this post on this, the first day of more relaxed restrictions for many in Turkey. We're fortunate that lockdown has been relatively … [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

Köfte Recipe & An Ode To One Of Turkey’s Favourite Foods

True bastions of Turkish cuisine: there's a few of those. And köfte is most certainly one of them. It's also a bastion of our own personal … [Read More...]

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Sebzeli Kıymalı Tepsi Böreği Recipe – Minced Beef & Vegetable Filo Pie

Turkish cuisine has a whole raft of börek recipes - pastries of all shapes and sizes. We love to explore with all the different fillings and ways of presenting the final product. … [Read More...]

Imam Bayıldı Recipe – A Darling Of Turkish Cuisine

Imam bayıldı; it's one of those dishes - along with shepherd's salad - that we always loved to eat when we first moved to Turkey. And then, for some reason, it released itself from … [Read More...]

Yeni Dünya Kebab – The Best Way To Celebrate Loquat Season

If you read this blog regularly, you'll know we love to eat and cook seasonally. It's really not hard to do in Turkey. This time of year is abundant with spring fruits and … [Read More...]

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More From Fethiye

News From Fethiye – A Whole New World

March 2nd 2020. We were stood in our hotel room in Kaleiçi, Antalya, saying goodbye to some friends who were heading back to Istanbul. "We need to … [Read More...]

Çalış Seafood Products Coop – The Fishermen’s Place

The Çalış Seafood Products Coop already has a more affectionate nickname for us; the Fishermen's Place. It rolls off the tongue easily and is … [Read More...]

The Month In Fethiye & Beyond

It might seem as though we're late with our monthly news from Fethiye for January, but allow us to convince you otherwise. We kicked off the new … [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

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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