Cross-Training in Fethiye – The Fethiye Round

A few posts ago, we mentioned about going to Antalya at the beginning of March to take part in Runtalya - a 10k run. I've pounded the Fethiye running track all of five times now and my shins are sore - I'm not cut out for a life of athletics - so we decided a bit of cross-training was called for. A … [Read more...]

Trekking Around Kayaköy: Af Kule Monastery

All last week, the weather in Fethiye was fantastic - perfect for trekking. So, on Thursday, we finally managed to meet up with one of our readers (one of those meetings that have been attempted a few times but never quite come off) and we caught the dolmuş to Kayaköy so we could do the short walk … [Read more...]

Turkish Food – Fethiye Honey

I wrote a comment to someone the other day stating that Fethiye wasn't really famous for any particular type of food - I am repeating what a lot of our Turkish friends say. And true, there isn't a Fethiye Kebab or a Fethiye Tost...but, slap my wrists... Anyone who knows Fethiye will recognise … [Read more...]

A Walk From Kayaköy to Ölüdeniz – Amazing Scenery

What better in the cooler Fethiye temperatures than getting out there and going for good wander? We don't walk in the hills much in summer - it's just too hot - so when we do get out there, it always feels great. One of our favourite walks in the Fethiye area is the walk from Kayaköy to Ölüdeniz. … [Read more...]

Top 10 Reasons To Visit Ölüdeniz, Turkey

Ölüdeniz is famous for a good reason - it's stunningly beautiful. Here are just 10 reasons to visit Ölüdeniz near Fethiye... 1. Ölüdeniz is breathtakingly beautiful You've just got to see Ölüdeniz if you're anywhere in the Fethiye area. Even if you don't enjoy the 'tourist scene,' you're really … [Read more...]

Exploring The Ruins Of Cadianda, Near Üzümlü – It’s A Must

Wow! If you've never made it up to the ancient settlement of Cadianda (Kadyanda) and you like a bit of trekking, panoramic views over Fethiye and the Xanthos Valley, and the odd Roman ruin to boot, you've got to get yourself up there! Exploring The Cadianda Ruins (Kadyanda)  We'd lived in Fethiye … [Read more...]

Trekking? In Turkey? Why?

A little bit of explanation today as to why we're so excited about the new trekking routes in Turkey and all the holidays that are being advertised around the routes (that I wrote about yesterday). When we first came out here to live (well, we didn't actually come out here to live but that's a story … [Read more...]

Trekking in Turkey – Kate Clow and The Lycian Way

We love this photo. I took it when we walked along the (old) first part of the Lycian Way last March. People who've done the paragliding from the top of Babadağ will have seen higher views than this but as you're never gonna catch me with a parachute strapped to me (or a pilot for that matter), this … [Read more...]

How To Walk From Fethiye To Kayaköy

What better on a pleasant sunny day than to get that comfy footwear out and head off on one of the many walks around Fethiye. One of our favourite leg stretches - it's not too far and not too strenuous - is a walk from Fethiye to Kayaköy (aka the ghost village). It's a mixture of tarmac road and … [Read more...]