July in Fethiye – It’s A Strange Old (Hot) Summer

Another month behind us. So let's have a look back at what's been going on in Fethiye during the month of July. It's certainly been a July like no other - that's the case for many around the world right now - but our daily life ticks on in its quiet way. So much so that it's another month that seems … [Read more...]

June In Fethiye – A Gradual Emergence From Lockdown

June was the month where Turkey started the process of coming out of lockdown. A process that was never going to be easy, as other countries are also finding out. It's going to be a long bumpy road but we've all just got to keep pressing on, using our common sense. At least, that's what we're … [Read more...]

Bahane, Çalış Beach – A Coming Of Age

It's a coming of age. Bahane Bar, along Çalış Beach, is all grown up. And looking fantastic for it! A move a little further along the beach, a new colour scheme and so much more space means people like us, who already loved to frequent Bahane, can love it even more. Bahane, Çalış Beach The … [Read more...]

September In Fethiye – Some Highs, Some Lows

It's that time again - time for a an update of Fethiye news from the last four weeks. September is that wonderful time of year for Fethiye - the month where the intense heat slowly disappears from the sun and we're left with bright, breezy days. It's still beach weather but the freshness in the … [Read more...]

Motif Restaurant – Tastes Of Turkey Along Çalış Beach

If you're someone who knows the Fethiye restaurant scene pretty well, then restaurateurs Nichola and Doğan probably need no introduction. If you're not familiar with the restaurant scene in our little corner of Turkey, we often write reviews of local bars and eateries. And this article is no … [Read more...]

Lukka Cafe, Restaurant & Bar – Another Taste Bud Tempter Along Çalış Beach

There's a bit of a back story to the Lukka Bar Restaurant & Cafe scenario, so we guess we should start there, really. You see, Lukka is this bar/restaurant that's been there, sat at the end of the main stretch of Çalış Beach for quite some time. Five years, actually, when we asked owner, Aydın, … [Read more...]

Lighthouse Restaurant – Simple & Colourful Dining Along Çalış Beach

Lighthouse Restaurant Pide and Pizza, Çalış Beach - a new one for us (or, at least it was when we first wrote this post). Springtime always sees us trying out new places. Why? Because... The mild winter has meant that Spring has sprung early in Fethiye. And, whenever that happens, it's nigh on … [Read more...]

January 2016 – What Went On In Fethiye

2016 and it's time for our (roughly) monthly round up of goings on that we've noticed around Fethiye. Not official news or anything like that - just our little random updates and musings. In this seemingly topsy turvy crazy world we all seem to be living in at the moment, you'll be pleased to know … [Read more...]

Güven’s Bar & Restaurant – Our Take

Creatures of habit, that's what we are... We're always wandering around the Fethiye area trying out places we've never been to before - and some we go back to every now and then. And then there are those places where it's just a given that, in between visits to all those other beaches, bars and … [Read more...]

April 2015 in Fethiye – Where Did You Go?

Yes, another month has been and gone, and, once more, it's happened in a complete whirl. All of a sudden, May is upon us! We've purposefully delayed our Fethiye update for April because yesterday was Fethiyespor's final - and immensely crucial - match of the season. We were waiting for the … [Read more...]