Wandering The Ruins Of Kayaköy – Recording A Village In Photos

A few weeks ago, we took advantage of the fact that the Müzekart had been made available to foreign residents in Turkey by shelling out 50 TL for a Müzekart+. And recently, we actually made use of it, showing it to the lady in the ticket booth amongst the ruins of Kayaköy. This year, entrance to … [Read more...]

A Springtime Walk To Kayaköy – Scenes From A Stroll

So far this spring, the weather has been kind to us - and a couple of weeks ago, we decided to walk to Kayaköy from Fethiye with a couple of friends. We've done this walk many times, so this post is really just a few photos of springtime scenes from the walk...we just love this road and forest … [Read more...]

Introducing Our Fethiye & Turkey Events Calendar

How many times have you been to Fethiye and returned home, only to find out you were in town for a significant event but missed it because you knew nothing about it? We live here, as do many other expats, and even we manage to miss so much. Let us give you an example: On Saturday, we went to … [Read more...]

Taking It All In At Our First Fethiyespor Match – It’s All About Crowd Control

The Setting: Fethiyespor Football Stadium, 23rd March 2013: It's the 80th anniversary of Fethiyespor Football Club and the match is being aired live on Lig TV; the first time the club have been shown live on the channel. A carnival atmosphere is expected as an online campaign has been rallying … [Read more...]

Çiftlik Thursday Market – A Guide

In our last post, we took you on a walk from Çalış to Çiftlik. If you remember, we were going to explore Çiftlik market. Well, for this week's Turkish Food Focus, we're concentrating on said market, real name, Çiftlik Perşembe Pazarı (Çiftlik Thursday Market). We had no idea what to expect when … [Read more...]

Ambling to Çiftlik Via The Scenic Route

Similar to last year, it's been a mild winter but it's been a wet winter. Last week, there was a lull in the rainfall so we decided to get out of the house and go for a leg stretch. As you know, we love a good food market and, as it was Thursday, we decided to get the comfortable walking shoes out … [Read more...]

Fethiye Beaches – Rustic Kuleli Koyu

In a previous post, we set off along the Karagözler and made the walk to Kuleli Koyu. That post shows photos of the amazing Fethiye bay scenery that's viewed along the route, but what about when we arrive at Kuleli Koyu? Is the bay worth all that effort? Well, we think so, just because we love to … [Read more...]

Fethiye Beaches: Walking To Kuleli Koyu From Fethiye

And so, the weather in Fethiye has reached those temperatures bearable enough to consider a walk. For weeks, we've been talking about walking around the Fethiye peninsula to another of Fethiye's bays, Kuleli Koyu - but it's been a long, impatient wait as summer clings onto Southwest Turkey in … [Read more...]

Fethiye Friday Market – Local Produce From The Villagers

We write a lot about the local food markets in Turkey but we've never written about our favourite one - until today that is. Our favourite food market is the Fethiye Friday village market or the Cuma Köy Pazarı. Fethiye Friday Market Cuma Köy Pazarı means the Friday Village Market and that's why … [Read more...]

Ölüdeniz To Kabak In Photos

Whenever we have friends over to visit, we always like to try to take them somewhere in the area that they've never seen before - somewhere that sends them home with vivid memories of their time in Turkey. The friends who are here at the moment have been to Fethiye many times before, and so, for … [Read more...]