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...]

Our Ode To Gözleme – A Darling Of Turkish Food

Let's consider the humble gözleme. Why? Well, have you ever met anyone who isn't instantly grateful for its entrance into their life? We love the stuff and lots of others agree with us! Turkish food is oft ranked by experts as one of the world's top three cuisines - no arguments from these … [Read more...]

Çalış Kebabs & Dürüm – A Favourite Fethiye Kebab Haunt

"When we eat out, where would you say we go most?" "If we're in Fethiye, Popeye's boat or the kebab place if we're in Çalış." "Yeah, I think that, too...so why have we never written about the kebab place in Çalış?" This was a little conversation between me and Barry a short while back - and … [Read more...]

Saklıbahçe Cafe In Fethiye – It Lives Up To Its Name

However long we live in Fethiye, there's always something new to discover - and yesterday, we took ourselves off in search of another curiosity. Around a month ago, I noticed that a Turkish friend had liked a page on Facebook. Nothing new there - it's a constant in my ticker - except this one said, … [Read more...]

Anyone For Tost? Iksirci Tezcan In Fethiye Can Sort You Out

When friends and family come to Fethiye on holiday, routine goes through the window and the kitchen becomes a tad neglected as we grab snacks here and there, en route to their hotels and apartments to meet up with them. Fortunately, in Fethiye, this habit doesn't have to break the bank because … [Read more...]

Konya Etli Ekmek – Could You Eat One?

Since starting this blog, we've noticed a bit of a theme to our daily life. We're always meaning to go somewhere or do something, and on a lot of occasions, we never actually get round to doing it. This theme has been creeping into a lot of posts too, so recently we decided to kick ourselves up … [Read more...]

Turkish Street Food: Cihan Derya Balık Lokanta

Turkey is well known for its fantastic street food and, in Istanbul, you could probably lay your hands on street food traditional to just about anywhere in Turkey. Whenever we visit Istanbul, one of the highlights of our time there is working our way through the variety on offer, and in October, we … [Read more...]

Lunch at Saklıkent Gorge: One Step Ahead Of The Jeeps

"When we get to Saklıkent Gorge, some friends have told us to go to this restaurant over the bridge for lunch because it's only 10 lira and it's really good," enthused our friends as we sat on the dolmuş, waiting to leave Fethiye. "The only thing is, you've got to get there before the jeep safaris … [Read more...]

How To Get From Fethiye To Antalya By Bus

All information in this post was last updated March 2020 We're going to take you on a little journey in this article. Just a short one. The Fethiye Antalya bus journey via the quickest route; over the mountains and through the yayla. We've mentioned on many occasions that travelling around … [Read more...]

Our Budget Fethiye Life

Since starting Turkey’s for Life, we’ve received a few messages from people asking about the cost of living in Turkey; particularly Fethiye. These questions are almost impossible to answer as it completely depends upon why you’re in Turkey, your chosen lifestyle and your needs. It’s also a … [Read more...]