Beçin

Beçin

Beçin is located 5km South of the Milas District, Muğla Province. The city has hosted many civilizations however, it was not a prominent city in ancient times until the second half of the 13th century, when it was the capital city of the Menteşeoğulları Sultanate.  Menteşeoğulları dominated an area in western-Anatolia, which included Muğla, Balat, … Continue reading Beçin

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Muğla’s taxis fares metered to suit driver and customer

Taxi Sign

In Muğla, the Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality, Dr. Osman Gürün, has established a new system for taxis based on taximeters in an attempt to make prices fairer and resolve the age-old disputes that so often arise between taxi drivers and their passengers. The new taxi fare system involves the rates on the taximeters decreasing … Continue reading Muğla’s taxis fares metered to suit driver and customer

Cleopatra’s Golden Sands: Science Debunks a Myth

The distinctive golden sand of Cleopatra’s Beach – one of the most famous sites in Turkey – has long been the subject of legend. It was said that the Roman leader and general, Mark Antony, arranged for this sand to be shipped from Alexandria in Egypt to create the perfect beach for his lover Cleopatra, … Continue reading Cleopatra’s Golden Sands: Science Debunks a Myth

Going the Distance: a London Family Brings their Passion for Boxing to Fethiye

Sam and Freddy McCauley, a British father and son, explain their decision to move from their London home to Fethiye and together with volunteer trainer John Hockton, chat about their mutual passion for boxing. It soon becomes clear that Freddy McCauley likes his new life in Fethiye. He, together with his parents, arrived in Turkey … Continue reading Going the Distance: a London Family Brings their Passion for Boxing to Fethiye