How safe is Turkey? What's the Turkish
Lira exchange rate?
What about Turkey's
weather and climate?
What are the Top 10 Travel
Mistakes made by visitors
are the answers:
ARCHITECTURE: Ottoman, Seljuk, caravanserais...
ON TURKEY: Turkish
FILMS & MAGAZINES: Guides,
with kids, food
CLIMATE: Regions, Turkish
tour operator, travel agency...
CRIME: See SAFETY
CULTURE & CUSTOMS: Doing
things alla Turca...
CUSTOMS & IMMIGRATION: See BORDER
& sockets/points, converters...
RATES: See also MONEY
FLORA & FAUNA: Van
cats have one brown eye, one
FOOD & DRINK: Allergies,
coffee, tea, kebaps, rakı...
has 7 geo-regions...
HAMAM: The Turkish bath, how & where to enjoy it...
HANDICAPPED TRAVELERS: Accessibility
of hotels, airports, trains, local
transport, historic sights and buildings,...
HEALTH & MEDICAL
CARE: Okay, and getting
HISTORY: Hellenic, Hittite, Seljuk, Ottoman, Republican...
style: modern, friendly and tolerant...
baggage, medical, trip
ACCESS: Lots of
Wifi, but you'll want a VPN...
with kids, food
Most Useful Words, pronunciation, grammar...
LINKS: Short list of useful
links for Turkey travelers....
OF TURKEY: Country, climate, Istanbul, Metro...
& regulations, honeymoon...
Turkish Lira, Exchange
rates, costs, credit
cards, tips, counterfeit notes, ATMs...
Water pipe, hookah, hubble-bubble—fun!
BONJUK: What the evil
eye means to you...
PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO: Digital; PAL
RESERVATIONS: Flights, rental
cars, trains, hotels,...
SAFETY: Men, women, street
crime, terrorism, highways, trains,
to buy, bargaining, beware
INTEREST TRIPS: beaches, yachting, weddings...
ZONE: All of Turkey is in one Time Zone, with no spring or autumn time changes. More...
TIPPING: Restaurants, hotels, taxis, the hamam (Turkish bath)...
that li'l pipe for?
OFFICES: Foreign and
VISAS: See BORDER
to act, Women
in Turkish Society...
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