Turkish Etiquette – Do’s and Don’ts in Turkey

Turkish Etiquette – Do’s and Don’ts in Turkey

Paying separately in the restaurant –  uncommon. Wanting to pay separately when you go to a restaurant could be interpreted that you want nothing to do with the people around you. It is, therefore, common in Turkey that everyone pays the quoted price together....
Visiting a Turkish Hammam

Visiting a Turkish Hammam

Turkish baths: places for socialising, relaxing and purifying body and soul Turkish baths, called hammams (Turkish: hamam), became popular in Turkey in the 7th century and are an export of the Roman Empire. They were places of cleanliness, for purifying body and soul....
Surprising facts about Turkish Delight

Surprising facts about Turkish Delight

What is Turkish Delight? Turkish delight or lokum is a family of confections  They consist of small, fragrant cubes of jelly, traditionally flavoured with rosewater, orange flower water or lemon juice and dusted with icing sugar. Premium varieties consist largely of...
Business Etiquette in Turkey. Do’s and dont’s

Business Etiquette in Turkey. Do’s and dont’s

When first arriving at the office of a prospective business partner in Turkey, why not bring a small gift? It will be very well received, especially if it is something that represents your culture or what your business does. When meeting new business partners for the...
Did you know….. some lesser known facts about Turkey

Did you know….. some lesser known facts about Turkey

Here are some facts about Turkey that you might not have heard before. Turkish cuisine Almost every city in the country has its own cuisine. It might be worth checking what local specialities there are before visiting in order to prepare your responses if your host...