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Testing Out Our First Ever Famous Çeşme Kumrusu

“Don’t come back from Izmir without trying Çeşme Kumrusu!” This was just one of the many pieces of advice given to us by Turkish friends before we set off for our trip to Izmir in September. But it was also the piece of advice; the common thread that linked all the other suggestions offered. Woe …

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Istanbul Street Food: Late Night Kokoreç And Midye Tava

Back in April we flew to Rome from Turkey. And, as we were flying from Sabiha Gökçen Airport, it meant we got to spend a night in our favourite city, Istanbul. It all coincided with a meet-up with some other bloggers…which meant going out for drinks…which of course meant ending the evening with a late …

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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 Fethiye harbour and …

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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. Then, in October, we made our …

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