Fethiye & Turkey Links

Fethiye Area

Artemis Body & Mind – Yoga and personal development holidays near Kayaköy, Fethiye (Website in Dutch)
Bahane Cafe Bar – Great chillout place on Çalış Beach. Good music and wonderful view
Dalaman Flight Info – Latest flight info for Dalaman Airport which serves Fethiye, Ölüdeniz, Hisarönü, Çalış & other resorts
Cafe Park Teras – Outstanding rooftop view over Fethiye bay and a real chill out feel. Get in the lift & visit this fantastic bar
Deep Blue Bar – Our favourite bar in Fethiye for atmosphere and music. Always a warm welcome
Denizatı Restaurant – Regular stop off for a drink and a chat and well priced food
Emergency Chemists – Official & regularly updated list of emergency chemists in Fethiye & other parts of the Muğla district (select your area from left menu)
Fethiye Spor 1933 – Fethiye Spor updates from our favourite Fethiye football blog (In Turkish but with Translate option)
Flight Search – Our search tool for cheap flights to Dalaman & other airports in Turkey
Güven’s Restaurant in Çalış – One of our favourite places to enjoy a drink in Çalış. Güven & Carole are great hosts
King’s Garden Restaurant – Wonderful views over Fethiye & Çalış at King’s Garden near the rock tombs
Mozaik Bahçe – Consistently one of the best places to eat in Fethiye. Eastern Turkish food served in a quiet setting
Olive Garden Restaurant – Wonderful setting in the mountains at Kabak. Great food at reasonable prices
Sundial Hotel – One of the best places to watch the sunset in Fethiye. An unrivalled view with food, drinks and hotel rooms available
Yacht Classic Hotel – One of our favourite places to have a cooling beer or meal by the marina

Turkey Websites

Artun Travel – Travel agent for Turkey, Middle East, Asia & Europe. Founded by members of the Turkish-American community in Chicago
Culture Routes In Turkey – Official website for Turkish trekking routes like the Lycian Way, St Paul’s Trail, Carian Trail and many more
Go To Turkey – The official tourism portal of Turkey
GOV.UK – Official and up-to-date travel advice for Turkey from the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Gulet Voyage Yachting – Private gulet charters and blue voyage tours in the Southern coasts of Turkey
Istanbul Tourism – The Guide Istanbul is a trustworthy filter for the city, offering comprehensive listings of restaurants, bars and more
I Was In Turkey – Travel stories, photos and other resources for all over Turkey
Meis Express – Book the ferry from Kaş in Turkey to the Greek Island of Meis (Kastellorizo)
Peter Sommer Travels – Info on cultural tours & gulet cruises in Turkey, Greece & Italy. Lots of good travel writing on Turkey too

Turkey Blogs

Back To Bodrum – Annie aims to catch a glimpse of Turkey as it was in the past through her experience of re-settling in modern Bodrum
Earth Laughs In Flowers – Kerry blogs about life as a housewife in Turkey
Mavi Boncuk – Regularly updated site of Ottomania & Turcomania
Perking The Pansies – A comical narrative of expat life in Turkey by Jack Scott
TeDe in Turkey – A blog by our Hungarian friend who lives in Turkey (written in Hungarian but you can hit ‘Google Translate’)
The Best Of Bursa – Dennis highlights the places and people of Bursa in the Marmara region of North West Turkey
The Turkish Life – Jennifer Hattam is a San Francisco girl living in Istanbul
The Istanbulian – English language blog by a Turkish journalist for the Hürriyet newspaper
Turkish Travel Blog – Blog by a Brit living in Turkey. Like us, Natalie fell in love with Turkey, its history, its culture and its people

Travel Blogs & Websites

Bacon Is Magic – Travel and food blog by Ayngelina Brogan
Chasing The Unexpected – Colourful travel blog by Angela Corrias. Personal feelings about places, peoples and traditions
foXnoMad – Great site for backpacker & tech travel. Our friend Anil Polat writes about all the best places to backpack in a refreshing way
The Man In Seat 61 – Fantastic resource for train travel around the world. The link takes you to the trains in Turkey section
My Traveling Joys – Joy was an expat in Istanbul and has since moved to Warsaw. She travels as much as possible, which is often.
ramblecrunch – Mark, Renee and family blog about family travel
Runaway Jane – Jane has visited over 30 countries since 2006 and always travels solo
Runaway Juno – Travel writing and travel photography by Juno Kim from Seoul, Korea
Sophie’s World – Mum Sophie travels to the world’s curious and unsung corners, usually with her daughters but sometimes alone
The Travel Foundation – An independent charity which helps the travel industry work towards a sustainable future
The World is Waiting – Humorous observations of expat life along with travel tips & handy hints – especially if you’re into scuba diving. Writer Liv loves Turkey
Wandering Earl – Could the life of a traveller be any better than Derek ‘Wandering Earl’ Baron makes it sound?

Food & Recipe Sites

Almost Turkish Recipes – Traditional (and almost traditional) Turkish recipes and other dishes inspired by Turkish cuisine
Cafe Fernando – Food & recipes by Turkish chocoholic Cenk
Food Bridge – Recipes, culture & history by Sarah Melamed in Israel
Give Recipe – Beautiful Turkish cuisine website by Zerrin in Eskişehir
Gourmantic – Magazine-style website for independent travelers and discerning foodies featuring travel, gourmet food & restaurant reviews
Ilke’s Kitchen – Turkish girl cooks it up in the American South – great recipes and tales
Istanbul Eats – Guide to eating at lesser-known places in Istanbul
Kalofagas.ca – Peter is a Canadian of Greek decent, so he knows a thing or two about Greek food
Nefis Yemek Tarifleri – Fantastic resource for Turkish recipes. Use Google Translate and you might get the gist
Özlem’s Turkish Table – Özlem shows us healthy Turkish & Mediterranean recipes to cook at home
Turkish Cuisine – An established cookery blog featuring Turkish cuisine and recipes by Hülya

Other Useful Websites

Anywork Anywhere – Jobs and resources for work and travel around the world
Expat Blog – The Turkey section of Expat Blog

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