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 Cem stacks filled trays into the heat of the ovens; loaves, ciabattas, baguettes, simits, croissants and the super tasty su böreği. Once baked, the … [Read more...]

Seçkin Restaurant, Fethiye – Lokanta Dining Heaven

The traditional Turkish lokanta - one of life's great eating pleasures! And, fortunately for us, Fethiye has a good few lokantas to choose from where you can go and fill yourself up on any combination of comforting, homemade Turkish dishes at prices that don't make your eyes water when you ask for … [Read more...]

Winter In Fethiye – Hot Drinks All Round

Usually, our weekends on social media - and the blog, too, if we post - are reserved for Turkish food and drink. We're still doing food and drink for this post...but whether or not you decide it's Turkish is up to you. A few months ago, we ventured for our first visit to Fethiye's new shopping … [Read more...]

Sundial Fethiye – End Of An Era Means New Beginnings

The following is written with the full permission and blessing of Murat from Sundial in Fethiye... Well, how many times have we written on this blog that there are always changes in Fethiye and nothing stays still for too long. Some businesses come and go so often, we don't even notice a lot of … [Read more...]

The Baba Fırın Cafe & Bakery Experience – Refreshingly Different For Fethiye

And close your eyes...and take a biiiig, deep breath, taking in that lovely breath of the proverbial fresh air that makes you feel life is good. Because we all need a breath of fresh air from time to time...and a little corner of Fethiye just got one - well, we think so, anyway. Here's a big welcome … [Read more...]

Erasta Fethiye – A Shopping Centre For Families And Rainy Days

Did you read our last post about our first impressions of Erasta AVM, Fethiye's new shopping centre? Well, do you remember that bit where we said we were going again to take all in and have a proper look round...and I wanted to buy some shoes...and my opinion of Erasta could be skewed either way … [Read more...]

Drinking Turkish Coffee Luxury Summer Style – It’s A Slow Learning Process

During the early '90s (and possibly the '80s - depending on where you lived) a phenomenon hit Britain: the coffee shop. Places to go and sit and drink coffee. But they weren't just any old coffees; there was a whole menu of confusion as the world of coffee developed its own vocabulary, understood … [Read more...]

Fethiye Festivities – Sundial Hotel

We're getting there slowly; Christmas is creeping up on us really quickly and we're starting to feel the festive spirit really slowly. Yesterday helped us along the way very nicely though. Murat, the owner of the Sundial Hotel in Fethiye decided to play Father Christmas and invite people for an … [Read more...]

Autumn Weather in Fethiye

Oh yes, there have been signs of Autumn weather in Fethiye recently but today seems as good a day as any to write about it seeing as we have just opened the curtains to grey skies. Gorgeous blue sky, sunny, clear. This photo was taken two days ago. My dad is here at the moment, staying at … [Read more...]