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Fethiye News May 2022 – A Month Of Festivals

In the month where the inici kefal (pearl mullet) of Van Lake begin their difficult journey upstream to spawn, the summer season really begins in earnest here in Fethiye. After the last couple of years, we’ve got to say, it’s great to see so many people around, enjoying their holidays (despite the awful struggles of …

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Highland Retreat, Nif – A Weekend Break In The Tranquility Of Local Mountain Pastures

Let’s get away from it all with a visit to Nif village in the highlands close to Fethiye… The Muğla Province, of which Fethiye is a part, is more famously known internationally for being at the heart of Turkeys Turquoise Coast. It is, however, a spectacular coastline that is flanked by rugged mountains and lush …

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Vegetable Güveç Recipe – Flavours Of The Season

For this Turkish recipe, we’re going to be adding to our list of Turkish vegetarian and vegan recipes with a tasty vegetable güveç. As you no doubt know by now, we love to eat seasonally. If you’ve been to Turkey before, there’s a strong chance you’ve ordered a güveç – aka the Turkish casserole – …

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A February In Fethiye – And Beyond

It was looking so good…. We were daring to feel positive about the summer season ahead for Turkey. We were inching our way towards a more regular lifestyle where Coronavirus is concerned. And a heavy weight had been lifted. #CookForUkraine But we’re now living in a situation where we are all consumed by the absolute …

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Fethiye Archaeological Museum – Make Time To Visit

If you didn’t already know our town of Fethiye has a museum, you could go for years visiting the area and never come across the unassuming premises. Tucked away on a side street opposite a school, the single storey concrete building resembles many of the other smaller municipality buildings in town. And it’s not as …

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Lamb & Chickpea Stew Recipe – Perfect For Cold Winter Days

Freezing cold, blowing a gale outside and pelting with rain. That’s when we love to make ourselves cosy and warm with a big steaming pan of comfort – Turkish lamb and chickpea stew. Even here in Fethiye, in southwest Turkey, we can have quite harsh winters. So these soothing winter warmers are much-loved and appreciated. …

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