Latest From Fethiye

Charcoal Palace – Mangal Saray Restaurant, Çalış: Our Guilty Pleasure

You wouldn't know it was there, if you didn't know it was there. And we don't just mean the restaurant we're going to write about; Charcoal Palace - Mangal Saray in Çalış. We're … [Read More...]

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Latest 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...]

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Latest Turkish Recipe

Summer Fruit Frozen Yoghurt – A Sweet Mix Of Seasonal And Local Ingredients

Something light and something cold. That's been the main reply from each of us this summer when the other has asked, "What shall we eat today?" If you … [Read More...]

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Iskender Kebab Recipe – Turkey’s Famous Kebab Made At Home

Iskender Efendi; this is the chap who invented the Iskender Kebab in the northwest city of Bursa back in the 19th century. When we moved to Turkey in 2003, Bursa was the first … [Read More...]

Puff Pastry Strawberry Tart Recipe – Success From Failure

Don't you just love it when a plan comes together? Well, actually, this is the story of a plan that didn't come together. But then, from that, a lovely little accidental strawberry … [Read More...]

Spinach And Potato Puff Pastry Rolls – A Dream Combination

Ahh, yes. We have discovered the joy of puff pastry. Or, to give it its Turkish name, we have discovered the joy of experimenting with milföy böreği. We're Brits. We know puff … [Read More...]

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Fethiye Living – Early Summer News Update

Welcome to this month's random news from daily life in Fethiye. All those little goings on that don't merit their own blog post. Little happenings and … [Read More...]

Help Beach & Yacht Club, Fethiye – Love It!

What a great day we had! We need to tell you that there's yet another new addition to the Fethiye beach scene and, as with all newcomers, we were … [Read More...]

Fethiye News – Summer And Ramazan

What's this, then? Two Fethiye monthly news updates in two months? Aren't we on a roll, eh? Well, there's always so much to tell you, so, this last … [Read More...]

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More From Istanbul

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...]

The New Karaköy Fish Market & Seafood Dining At Akın Balık

There's a little corner of Istanbul that's very special to us. Karaköy Fish Market (Karaköy Balık Pazarı) was not just a market but also a place to go … [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

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...]

Dipping Our Toes Into Yalıkavak On Turkey’s Aegean

The Bodrum Peninsula is barely touched by the exploring feet of Barry and Julia. But 2016 was the year where we had the opportunity to do a bit of … [Read More...]

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