Day Trip From Fethiye – Sarıgerme Beach

In January 2011, we took a few winter photos of Sarıgerme Beach and, since that date, until recently, we’d neither looked at that blog post nor been back to Sarıgerme. When my dad was here in October, that changed. It changed because he’d been ear wigging on the plane over to here and had heard […]

Sarsala Koyu: Another Dalaman Secret

There are always new places to discover in this area of Turkey! A few days ago, we asked a question on our Turkey’s For Life Facebook page: Which is your favourite beach in Turkey? Many people who use the page either holiday in Southwest Turkey or they live here so most of the answers centred […]

Dalaman River Boat Trip: Photo Story

Have you ever been somewhere where you have felt like the only people on the planet? Somewhere where you’ve almost felt like an intruder, disturbing all that is natural life? Somewhere that feels like paradise? I’m not exaggerating when I say we were in that somewhere yesterday. We picked some friends up from Dalaman airport […]

The Very Secret Akkaya Garden Restaurant in Dalaman

A few days ago, we were chatting to a family at Cafe Pazar and we asked them where they were staying while on holiday. ‘Oh, we have a villa in a secret valley.’ Well, that was what we thought they said – and it made me curious… ‘Can you tell us where your secret valley […]

Sarıgerme – Winter in Turkey

This winter, we’ve had a sprinkling of friends out to visit Fethiye. That’s meant we’ve had more access to a car than we normally would, resulting in a mini-series of posts on Turkey’s For Life about enjoying winter in the Fethiye region. We’ve basked in the winter sun in Ölüdeniz and savoured a cold Efes […]