Celebrating Nevruz, the festival that marks the arrival of spring

“Nauryz, Navruz, Nawrouz, Nevruz, Nooruz, Novruz, Nowrouz, Nowruz – this celebration of the arrival of spring is as rich in names as it is in traditions. No matter what name you call it by, this shared festivity has brought communities together across countries and regions for more than 3,000 years” ~ Audrey Azoulay UNESCO Director-General […]

All about the holy month of Ramazan

Ramadan, known as Ramazan in Turkey, is the holy month of Islam. It is believed that the Quran – the Islamic holy book – was revealed to mankind during Ramadan through the Prophet Muhammad.  When is Ramazan? The Islamic calendar is based on lunar cycles, not the Gregorian calendar, which is why the exact date […]

Fethiye Times News – Week Ending 19th March 2023

Welcome to our pick of last week’s news from Fethiye and around Türkiye. Curated from various news sources. NEWS Muğla Metropolitan Municipality Fire Department installs 631 fire hydrants  Muğla Metropolitan Municipality Fire Department has installed a total of 631 hydrants in streets, neighbourhoods and villages that are narrow, inaccessible to fire trucks and at risk […]

Türkiye marks the 108th anniversary of the Çanakkale naval victory

On Saturday, the nation came together for commemoration ceremonies as it marked Çanakkale Victory and Martyrs’ Day, honoring fallen soldiers and celebrating an important World War I victory  The 108th anniversary of Türkiye’s naval victory on the Gallipoli peninsula at the start of World War I was commemorated with the traditional ceremony at the Martyrs’ […]

Vartur Real Estate: Turkish Citizenship by Investment

This article provides an overview of the benefits, requirements, and process of obtaining Turkish citizenship through investment. Benefits of the Turkey Investment Visa The Turkey Investment Visa offers many advantages, such as:  The ability to live, work, and study in the country just like a Turkish citizen.  Access to world-class healthcare services and excellent educational […]

EU grants protected status to ‘Antakya Künefesi’

The European Union Monday granted the status of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) for the Turkish dessert Antakya Künefesi – which is a local delight from the Antakya district of southern Hatay province. “Antakya Künefesi is one of the few desserts that contain cheese” in Türkiye, the European Commission explained in a statement announcing the decision. […]

Recipe: Chickpeas with winter vegetables and saffron

This Turkish recipe is a wintry version of turlu turlu, a version of ratatouille with chickpeas. Ingredients Method The original recipe uses aubergines, courgettes and peppers instead of root vegetables. Recipe courtesy of Delicious Magazine.

Fethiye Times News – Week Ending 12th March 2023

Welcome to our pick of last week’s news from Fethiye and around Türkiye. Curated from various news sources. NEWS Export ban on tomatoes lifted in Türkiye The Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry announced that the export restriction on tomatoes, which was previously announced to last until April 14, has been lifted. It was previously […]

Oceanwide Properties: spacious 4-bedroom duplex apartment in Fethiye – £250,000

Oceanwide Properties are delighted to offer this 4-bedroom duplex apartment located a two-minute walk from the seafront in the harbour town of Fethiye on the sunny Mediterranean coast of southern Türkiye. Located in a complex of eight apartments, the property benefits from a large private garden and pool, and a large roof terrace which is […]