Happy 6th Blog Birthday To Us

Well, 6 years ago today, we were sat in the house doing nothing in particular and, on a whim, I looked up blog templates online, opened one up and started to type a very first blog post. Barry said, "Let's call it 'Turkey's For Life,'" and 6 years on, we're still typing and photographing and … [Read more...]

2015 Life In Turkey – What Have We Got Lined Up…

First of all, let's get the important bit done where we wish you a very happy new year and say our usual great big thank yous to everyone who supports us by reading the Turkey's For Life blog. Thanks also for all your comments, likes, follows and adds in our various social media profiles. It really … [Read more...]

Our Current Daily Life In Turkey – It’s a Tad Busy

Wow, a busy few days comes along and then, all of a sudden, it's been a few days since your last blog post. If you like our Turkey's For Life Facebook page or follow us on Twitter, you'll have a rough idea of what we've been up to, but if it's just the blog you read, then we might appear to have … [Read more...]

We’ve Been AWOL…But We’re Still In Fethiye

We're quite lax with our blog posts - sometimes there'll be a glut of them all in a row, and then, other times, they'll be a bit thin on the ground; just a couple in a week. And, for us, that's the way it should be. If things get a bit too regimented, there's no flow - and what we really want to … [Read more...]

2014 For Turkey’s For Life – What’s In Store?

Today feels like the start of the reality part of the new year for us. The bit where the Christmas tree is dismantled and normal daily life resumes - and so today is as good a time as any to tell you about what's (hopefully) going on with the blog for 2014. We're very excited about this year! New … [Read more...]

Mutlu Yıllar! A Great Big Thank You For 2013 & How Not To Miss Out In 2014

And so, this is it; the last day of 2013. It's New Year's Eve so we'll not go off into a big long ramble about the year that's passed - you can read all about that in our life in Turkey review of 2013, if you so wish. As far as Turkey's For Life is concerned, we're hoping for a continued theme of … [Read more...]

Experimenting With Fethiye And Facebook

We love social media - you won't be surprised to read that if you know us - and, of course, we love Fethiye. Well, who wouldn't? So, today is a little experimental post about two of our favourite subjects. You see, Facebook have now made it possible to embed posts from our Facebook page into this … [Read more...]

Turkey’s For Life Round-Up

Amongst all the taking of photos, processing of photos, labelling them, writing posts, editing them, arranging them, publishing them, updating Facebook and Twitter and the like, there are always little changes and tweaks going on behind the scenes that we hope will continue to improve our blog. A … [Read more...]

Turkey’s For Life In The National Press

It's a happy day for us today. A few weeks ago, we were contacted by a journalist for one of Turkey's national newspapers, Hürriyet Daily News. They sent us an email explaining that they were interested in expat bloggers living in Turkey. They were curious about what makes us want to blog and … [Read more...]

Turkey’s For Life – 2011 New Year’s Resolutions

I know we're already into the second day of 2011. Maybe this post should have been done yesterday, but we always think of January 1st as the day that we just have to get through in order to come up smiling on the 2nd, ready to begin the new year with gusto. January 1st is the aftermath from New … [Read more...]