Roasted Green Bean Salad With White Cheese & Tomato – What’s Not To Love?

At the moment, the market stalls around Fethiye are just teeming with beans. Huge mounds of colourful barbunya pods contrasting against piles of super fresh green beans. We just can't not buy them. And that's how this green bean salad recipe came about... Roasted Green Bean Salad Recipe  It's … [Read more...]

Summer Part One – The Last Two Months In Fethiye

It's another of those Fethiye news posts where we need to squish two months into one. Life is just like that these days. Lots going on that we want to blog about. Lots happening that isn't for the blog. And then we take a short break in Datça. Before we know it, two months have whizzed on by. So, … [Read more...]

The Ancient Kaunos Ruins – A Must See When In Dalyan

There's much to see and do in Dalyan. And high up on your itinerary should be an exploration of the ancient ruins of Kaunos. On the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List since 2014, the Kaunos ruins date from various periods - a real treat for history enthusiasts. But, as well as losing yourself … [Read more...]

Visiting Dalyan? Here’s What To See And Do

About an hour's drive from Fethiye, just west of Dalaman Airport and east of Marmaris, sits one of our favourite little towns, Dalyan. Whilst we knew of its existence and proximity to Fethiye, before we moved here in 1998, we'd never visited Dalyan. And when we did finally go a couple of years … [Read more...]

Fancying A Beer And A Burger? Kovuk Pub, Fethiye Can Sort You Out

So much choice when it comes to eating a drinking around Fethiye. One of our current favourites is a new addition to the scene; Kovuk Pub Burger & Snacks. Over the past few years, the Dispanser neighbourhood of Fethiye has had a huge facelift and once rickety buildings - some on the verge of … [Read more...]

The Merry Month Of May – In Fethiye

Our monthly Fethiye news articles seem to come around very quickly but yet, today, sitting typing this article, I'm thinking back to the beginning of May and it seems like such a long time ago. Friends were here and it feels like an age since we saw them. All good, then, that life isn't passing by … [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...]

A Walk Around Fethiye Peninsula – Panoramic Views And Beach Life

Known to locals as Yarımada (Half Island), Fethiye Peninsula is a forested promontory dotted with bays offering stunning views and services ranging from the simple to the sophisticated. It also happens to be blessed with an undulating road which circles the whole perimeter of the peninsula. And that … [Read more...]

Springtime News From Fethiye – A Busy April

For our Fethiye news updates, I keep a little list in my notepad of anything and everything worth throwing into the articles. Regular readers will know we had a mid-March update and, with April being the month where everything - and everyone - starts to wake up, it's all been happening and we've got … [Read more...]

Lokum Kokoreç – Keeping Turkey’s Famous Street Food Firmly On The Map

Tempting the taste buds - that's what Yerguzlar Caddesi is becoming an expert at. Yerguzlar Caddesi is the street in Fethiye that runs from the courthouse, past the Çalış Sunday Market. Recently, a whole new neighbourhood of shops and eateries have sprouted. So now, should your stomach be rumbling … [Read more...]