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BREAKING NEWS!!!! – ‘ELVIS’ TO VISIT KUSADASI !!

04 Sep 2015,

Click on the link to find out what’s happening… Yes, it’s that time of the year when Irish Entertainment Awards Winner, Mr. Greg Traynor, will enter the building at Planet Yucca Restaurant in Kusadasi to perform his award winning Elvis Tribute Act and that’s all…

Zafer Bayramı – Victory Day

27 Aug 2015,

30 August is a Public Bank Holiday in Turkey.  This day is dedicated to the Turkish military and ceremonies and military parades usually take place at Atatürk  monuments in Kusadasi and other towns and cities throughout the country. Although it’s quite normal to see lots…

National Folk Dance Competition Winners at Planet Yucca’s Turkish Night

20 Aug 2015,

  We’ve already  blogged  about the background of Turkish Folk Dancing and don’t want to bore you but we figured these young people deserved a bit of a write-up! Just as other countries have their own national dance tournaments and competitions, Turkish Folk Dancing is…

What’s Cooking In Planet Yucca’s Kitchen (1)

17 Aug 2015,

We thought it might be a nice idea to start sharing what goes on in our busy Planet Yucca kitchen so we’ll be blogging our chats with our Head Chef regularly, in future. We hope you’ll enjoy getting to know what goes on behind the…

Time flies when you’re having fun !

08 Aug 2015,

It’s hard to believe it’s August already !! We’re having another heatwave and it really is hot,hot,hot! The 2015 season seems to be flying by and so far we’ve had some great times and hope our guests, old friends and new, have too!  There’s been…

Wednesday Market

30 Jul 2015,

This  popular open air market is currently located in the ‘Friday Market’ area of town and is within easy walking distance of Planet Yucca Restaurant in Kusadasi. Popular with locals and people who are on holiday alike, the market is open from early morning until…

‘Turkish Eye’ – More Than Just A Souvenir

22 Jul 2015,

  Every visitor to Turkey will come across the Nazar or ‘Turkish Eye’  as many people  call it.  One of the most popular ‘souvenirs’ that people buy, there’s a great choice from bracelets, keyrings and necklaces to mugs, ceramic wall hanging pieces and more!  You…

Şeker Bayram (Sugar Feast/Holiday) in Kusadasi, Turkey

15 Jul 2015,

  The word Bayram is always used for public and religious holidays in Turkey and this holiday is known as the ‘Sugar’ feast due to the tradition of giving chocolate/sweets to children at this time. For anyone who is in Kusadasi at the moment, you…

Cruise Ships in Kusadasi

09 Jul 2015,

Kusadasi’s  an extremely popular Port Of Call for  many cruise ships and the sight of the ships lined up at the port is always lovely to see and a favourite photo opportunity for many!  The sound of the ship’s horn as it’s ready to leave…

Heat Wave coming to Kusadasi

08 Jul 2015,

Heat wave weather coming to Kusadasi The latest weather predictions for Kusadasi are that from this coming weekend (11 July) there’ll be a heat wave lasting approx. 10 days! We know it usually gets hot, hot, hot, anyway in July, but if the predictions are…