Latest From Fethiye

It’s The Fethiye Newsletter – February 2018

Yes, it's time for the (almost) monthly news from Fethiye - daily life and random goings on around town. A deluge of rain, construction along the harbour, new bars, more sporting … [Read More...]

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Latest From Istanbul

Kadıköy Market – Foodie Treats on Istanbul’s Asian Shore

So, we've already had the leisurely sail across the the stretch of water where the Bosphorus meets the Marmara Sea and taken in the views from the … [Read More...]

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Latest Turkish Recipe

Sucuk And Eggs Recipe – A Dream Turkish Combination

What you are about to read is very probably the most simple recipe on our whole blog. However, let that not take away anything from this recipe … [Read More...]

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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 you already given up on all … [Read More...]

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...]

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Kırçiçeği Cafe, Fethiye – Happy Fish Sandwich Familiarity

This is the tale of how we came to be regulars at Kırçiçeği Cafe in Fethiye's Dispanser. An unassuming little place that, in another time and another … [Read More...]

News From Life In Fethiye – Hello 2018!

Oh, hello and welcome to our first monthly Fethiye news update of 2018! It seems a long while since all the festivities of New Year were done and over … [Read More...]

Baba Fırın Cafe, Taşyaka – Where Local, Regional And International Snacks Meet

Every morning at approximately 4:30am, the lights of Baba Fırın Cafe in Taşyaka are switched on and the ovens heated. It's still dark outside as owner … [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...]

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...]

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Antalya Region

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...]

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...]

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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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