Istanbul isn’t just a hotspot for international travelers, but also for local tourists. The twenty million tourists who come to this great city often know where to visit, but not always what to eat and where – it’s important to remember that real flavor and authenticity aren’t found in big restaurant chains, but often in little-known artisan restaurants. (more…)
It’s been two months since we randomly picked and moved to Fethiye. It’s been two months and we’re already getting ready to roll up our sleeves to pack once again. This time we truly had better intentions. We really did intend to stay longer in this warm and mild part of my home country full of natural beauty. And yet here we are. (more…)
Fethiye is a beautiful small town in west coast of Turkey. Close to the Greek Islands and Rhodos. Town is know with its beautiful landscape surrended by lush hills. One of the best place to do paragliding in the world. Oludeniz (Blue Lagoon) is a national park in Fethiye where atracts milions of tourists every year. (more…)
Many of you know the reason why these people, one from Adana and one from sun-soaked Italy, chose to move to Fethiye after many cold years of European life. You know, the Fethiye they got to on that long car journey…
However, as it’s known to happen, sometimes reality doesn’t match expectations… (more…)
Moving from Italy to Turkey
It has been one year we left dark and rainy Ireland. Last year we moved to Italy two people and now we are leaving three. Italy was good destination point to give a birth with its naturalist and conscious doctors and good quality food. However, getting close to winter and missing baklava and kebab was enough to pull us toward to the Turkey. (more…)
* This article isn’t written to feed patriotism and nationalism. Simply it’s written to express my experiences and give some information.
Big day is getting closer. I’m going to make the biggest surprise of my life. (more…)
A_ Hi! Where are you from?
B_ Turkey, the city called Adana. Have you ever heard?
A_ Not really…
B_ Do you know kebab?
B_Adana is the city where kebab originally come from, Adana kebab!
This is typical dialogue I had tens of times. Then the conversation continues about the matter that the kebab known in Europe is not really kebab, it’s doner (döner) which in Turkish means “rotary”, and it’s not kebab. (more…)
Are you interested in learning Turkish and it seems difficult to you? No worries! It is easier than you think. Turkish is easy language to learn. I am not saying because it is my mother tongue, it may look scary or weird at first glance, and it is true that Turkish is different language for foreigners. But it is an easy language to learn and now I will tell you why it is easy to learn by following reasons: (more…)