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...
A Poem from Rumi

A Poem from Rumi

Here is one of Rumi”s most popular poems for you for the New Year. With best wishes from the Handsonturkish Team. The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as...