Latest From Fethiye

Drink House, Fethiye – Gathering Point, Drinks & Tasty Snacks

The arrival of a bar with a name like Drink House was always going to pique our interest. When a new neighbourhood springs up with a raft of businesses to boot, it's inevitable … [Read More...]

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Latest From Istanbul

Meşhur Filibe Köftecisi, Istanbul – Turkey’s Number 1 Köfte?

Look up the English translation of the Turkish word, 'meşhur' and you'll see it means 'renowned, famous or well known.' Well, then, guess it was … [Read More...]

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Latest Turkish Recipe

Kahvaltılık Sos – The Best Homemade Ketchup

At this time of year, as the hot summer weather slowly becomes more autumnal, the stalls of the local markets are piled high with cheap plum tomatoes … [Read More...]

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Muhammara Recipe – A Tasty Red Pepper & Walnut Dip

Have you ever tried muhammara? If not, you're missing out. Whilst it's not a regular feature on our meze table, when we do make it, we know we're in for a treat. Muhammara is … [Read More...]

Gavurdağı Salad – A Tomato & Walnut Salad Packed With Zing

Favourite Turkish salads: we love a çoban salad, a bulgur wheat salad like kısır never disappoints, chickpea salad fills a corner in the summer months. But if grilled meat is on … [Read More...]

How To Make Çılbır – Turkish Poached Eggs On A Bed Of Garlic Yoghurt

Are you looking for a tasty recipe for poached eggs? There are lots of wonderfully creative ways in which Turkish cuisine uses eggs. Obviously, if you're having a full Turkish … [Read More...]

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More From Fethiye

Life In Fethiye In September – Hello, Autumn

A long, hot summer. A long, hot summer of walks (and running) between Fethiye and Çalış Beach. It was too hot to walk much further. And a reluctance … [Read More...]

BüyükEv Pub & Kitchen – A Burst Of Sunshine In Central Fethiye

We say 'burst of sunshine' because BüyükEv Pub & Kitchen sits on 96 Sokak right in the centre of Fethiye. In 2020, in a bid to smarten things … [Read More...]

August Scorcher – News From Life In Fethiye

Phewee, it's been - and still is - a long hot summer. August was a scorcher. While we wilted in the heat, more flights started to arrive from … [Read More...]

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More From Istanbul

Şehzade Cağ Kebabı – Happy Memories Of The East In Istanbul

Food that's memorable for all the right reasons; it's a matter of opinion, of personal experience. For us, our happiest foodie moments in Turkey are … [Read More...]

Haydarpaşa Cemetery – A Piece Of Commonwealth History In Istanbul

It's the joy of cities isn't it? We'd never pretend to be experts on Istanbul but we like to think we have a rough idea of the lay of the land … [Read More...]

Visiting Topkapı Palace, Istanbul

Welcome to our massive post about one of Istanbul's (and the world's) most famous landmarks; the residence of the Ottoman sultans, Topkapı … [Read More...]

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Antalya Region

Things To Do In Kaş, Turkey: Chillout Zone Or Adventure Zone – Take Your Pick

Achingly pretty, slightly bohemian, quietly confident; the small town of Kaş on the south coast of Turkey is all of those things and more … [Read More...]

Dubh Linn, Kaleiçi – A Great Pub Atmosphere In Antalya’s Old City

It's always a tough one, deciding whether or not to write about bars and restaurants we visit when we're elsewhere in Turkey. Nice to offer tips to … [Read More...]

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Bodrum Peninsula

Bodrum To Datça By Ferry – Slow Travelling Aegean-Style

If you read this blog a lot, you'll know most of our travels around Turkey are done via public transport of the non-flying variety. Getting around is … [Read More...]

Bodrum Through Our Eyes – Why We Love Our Visits Here

Bodrum - it carries with it a bit of baggage. Bodrum has a reputation. A party town. A summer town. But, do you know what; Bodrum centre - and other … [Read More...]

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