We’ve Discovered Izmir Söğüş And It’s A Winner!

Exploration of a new city on foot is our preferred mode of transport - if the city lends itself to it, that is. Izmir is perfect for wandering around as most of the areas we want to see are relatively close together, centred around the coast and, therefore, it's flat. So, we've walked with … [Read more...]

Istanbul Street Food – Black & White Series

Well isn't this a coincidence? Today's post is a series of black and white photos from Istanbul. It's not the first time we've done this. And there's the coincidence. On going back to our first Istanbul in Black and White post, it's become apparent that we published it exactly this time last year, … [Read more...]

Yengen Burger, Fethiye – It’s An Institution

There's no doubt that Fethiye is a town in transition. From the creation of a harbour where there were once reeds, to the building of a new Fethiye town square, to the pedestrianisation of the Dispanser area. All the change has spawned a number of new restaurants, cafes and bars both along … [Read more...]

Turkish Street Food: Tantuni Kebab

For us, the most exciting part of being in Istanbul is the food; mainly the street food. Last year, we couldn't keep away from the deep-fried hamsi at Karaköy fish market, returning on numerous occasions over the few days we were there. When we were back in Fethiye, we drooled at the very thought of … [Read more...]

Turkish Food: Chicken Shish Kebab

Unless they're vegetarian, it's pretty difficult for food lovers to come to Turkey and leave without sampling good old tavuk şiş (chicken shish kebab). Before we ever came to Turkey, we'd followed recipes for tavuk şiş where we would take our skewer and place a chunk of onion, a slice of pepper, … [Read more...]

Let’s Hear It For The Döner Kebab!

Turkey is famous for its wide variety of street food and we - along with many other blogs, guidebooks and other travel resources - love to sample and write about all the exciting bread snacks, pastries, seafood, meat, potato and vegetarian snacks that are available throughout the different regions … [Read more...]