Latest From Fethiye

Autumn News From Fethiye – From Hectic To A Slower Pace

Yes, 'hectic,' is definitely the right word. If you were waiting for our October monthly news roundup, you'll know it was non-existent. That was the hectic part. Even part of … [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

Karnabahar Yemeği – A Recipe For Turkish Cauliflower Stew

It's that time again isn't it? You know; the one where we're all filled with enthusiasm about getting fit and healthy and losing weight and... Or have … [Read More...]

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Hamsili Pilav – A Black Sea Recipe Of Oven Baked Pilaf Encased In Fresh Anchovies

Hamsi season! Those of you who read this blog a lot will be fully aware that this is one of our favourite times of year. All those little anchovies swimming amongst the icy … [Read More...]

Book Review: Mezze – Small Plates To Share By Ghillie Başan

The best food should always carry with it stories and happy memories of life events, travels, chance meetings, making new friends or spending quality time with old friends and … [Read More...]

Hi, Chayote Squash. Or Should That Be Rodos Kabağı?

Seasonal eating - we love it! Especially when it's a true seasonal food. Something you only see at a certain time of year. A food that you can look forward to, anticipating its … [Read More...]

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September In Fethiye – Summer Becomes Autumn

I don't know why we keep thinking, "Ahh, this summer is relatively quiet, for us." Summer's in Fethiye are just not quiet - there are always friends … [Read More...]

Babadağ Kafeterya – Perfect Snack Food Simplicity

Eating; most definitely one of our favourite pastimes. We cook Turkish recipes at home and we also love to eat out, too. Yeah, we love us a posh treat … [Read More...]

August News From Fethiye – Let’s Catch Up

August has been and gone so it's that time again where we have a little look back at some random news from Fethiye. Just like last month, it's another … [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

Dantel Pension, Antalya – Cosy Kaleiçi Digs

Clean room? Check. Comfy bed? Check. Decent breakfast? Check. In a good spot? Check. Great for our budget? Check. Yeah, these are all the things we … [Read More...]

In Antalya? Don’t Miss Karaalioğlu Park

The more we visit the southern Mediterranean city of Antalya, the more we love it. That's the beauty of slow travel. We get more of a feel for what … [Read More...]

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Bodrum Peninsula

A Walk To Gümbet From Bodrum – And Some Windmills, Too

We'd eyed the crumbling windmills that watch over the harbour and the Aegean on previous stops in Bodrum and kept saying we'd make it up there one … [Read More...]

The Zeki Müren Arts Museum – Honouring A Turkish Superstar In Bodrum

Have you ever been to the Zeki Müren Arts Museum in the centre of Bodrum? If you have, then you'll recognise the photos and some of the stories we're … [Read More...]

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