Useful Phrases Public transport in Turkey

Useful Phrases Public transport in Turkey

Here are some useful phrases you might need when using public transport in Turkey. Bana bir taksi çağırır mısınız lütfen? –  Can you order a taxi for me, please? Saat dokuz buçukta gelsin lütfen. –  For 9.30, please. Borcum ne kadar? –  How much do I...
Sights in Istanbul (part 2)

Sights in Istanbul (part 2)

İstiklal Caddesi İstiklal Caddesi (Independence Street) is the long main street defining Istanbul’s historical Beyoğlu district. It’s perhaps best known for its shopping opportunities, which range from the high-class to the hipster. Equally worth seeing, though, is...
Sights in Istanbul (Part 1)

Sights in Istanbul (Part 1)

Although Istanbul is a major business centre, it is also an important tourist destination. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque or The Blue Mosque One of the most prominent sights is the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sutanahmet Camii), which is famous for its six minarets and its immense...
Turkish working hours

Turkish working hours

Turkish working hours Turkish employees work some of the longest hours in Europe, but this isn’t always reflected in productivity figures. Tea breaks and smoking breaks The business culture in Turkey allows for a lot of smoking and tea breaks and often discourages...