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...]

Gustorante, Çalış – It’s A Cafe And More

We're back along Yerguzlar Caddesi again for this article. That's the street which, among other places, is home to Çalış Sunday market; our home of kokoreç, Lokum - and Baba Fırın Bakery & Cafe. We frequent so many places along this stretch of road and one of our little regulars has become … [Read more...]

Sagalassos Ruins – Explorations Of A Remarkably Preserved Ancient City

It was August, 2008 when the news hit. International news! A huge intact head and lower leg from a statue of Marcus Aurelius had been uncovered by archaeologists at the ancient city of Sagalassos. The height of the complete statue would be 15 feet. We knew of the existence of the Sagalassos … [Read more...]

Hot And Sunny August News From Fethiye

And so another month passes us by. Aside from it being a roasting hot and humid month, it's also been a super busy one, too. Friends over from the UK, a couple of national holidays, new announcements for upcoming events, Fethiyespor pre-season prep. And so on. So let's do a round up of our news from … [Read more...]

Purslane & Tomato Salad Recipe – A Tasty Bowl Of Summer Colour

In the sweltering summer heat, where would we be without the light, fresh flavours of a crisp and crunchy salad? A few days ago, on the Sunday market in Çalış, it was semizotu (purslane) that caught our eye. It was just asking to be made into a purslane and tomato salad (domatesli semizotu … [Read more...]

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...]