Fethiye

Fethiye is our beautiful home town - and we want to share our love of the area with as many people as possible. In the posts below, you will find lots of info about things to do in Fethiye and the places you should see when you come here on holiday. There will also be plenty of suggestions about our favourite places to eat and drink in Fethiye too...

Kırçiçeği Cafe, Fethiye – Happy Fish Sandwich Familiarity

This is the tale of how we came to be regulars at Kırçiçeği Cafe in Fethiye's Dispanser. An unassuming little place that, in another time and another place, we might well wander past without giving it so much as a second glance... Before Kırçiçeği Cafe For years - certainly since we moved to … [Read more...]

News From Life In Fethiye – Hello 2018!

Oh, hello and welcome to our first monthly Fethiye news update of 2018! It seems a long while since all the festivities of New Year were done and over with and our 'quiet winters' are actually mad busy with daily life. That daily life involves beach walks, exercise classes, training for runs, … [Read more...]

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...]

Autumn News From Fethiye – From Hectic To A Slower Pace

Yes, 'hectic,' is definitely the right word. If you were waiting for our October monthly news roundup, you'll know it was non-existent. That was the hectic part. Even part of November has been hectic, too, but now...now is the time when all has slowed down and a more relaxed pace of life is upon us. … [Read more...]

September In Fethiye – Summer Becomes Autumn

I don't know why we keep thinking, "Ahh, this summer is relatively quiet, for us." Summer's in Fethiye are just not quiet - there are always friends around to play out with and September has been no different. October is going to be the same, too. But back to September and our news from Fethiye - … [Read more...]

Babadağ Kafeterya – Perfect Snack Food Simplicity

Eating; most definitely one of our favourite pastimes. We cook Turkish recipes at home and we also love to eat out, too. Yeah, we love us a posh treat every now and then: a seafood feast at Girida, perhaps, or a steak at Çarıklı Et. But Fethiye is also blessed with oodles of places from where you … [Read more...]

August News From Fethiye – Let’s Catch Up

August has been and gone so it's that time again where we have a little look back at some random news from Fethiye. Just like last month, it's another bumper edition. We've been busy! August has been busy! And we're getting organised, these days; keeping a note of what we've been up to. A lot can … [Read more...]

Weekending At Full Moon Camp, Kabak – Life’s Good

Life's little traditions. For my birthday, we always go to Antalya. It's round about the same time as Runatolia so that tradition has happened by default. For Barry's birthday, it's an escape to Kabak. Only a dolmuş ride away but an amazing journey along the mountain road and a true feeling of … [Read more...]

A Bumper July In Fethiye

Another month has passed us by so time for our usual little roundup of what's been going on in Fethiye. Some random observations and a little bit of what we've been getting up to throughout this very hot July. Fethiye Harbour As usual, we'll kick things off with the final section of Fethiye … [Read more...]

Charcoal Palace – Mangal Saray Restaurant, Çalış: Our Guilty Pleasure

You wouldn't know it was there, if you didn't know it was there. And we don't just mean the restaurant we're going to write about; Charcoal Palace - Mangal Saray in Çalış. We're talking about its location, too. Bedesten Bazaar, the little square where Charcoal Palace resides, is not the type of … [Read more...]