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They're much faster than most trains and provide inexpensive service almost around the clock between all cities and towns; they're fairly comfortable and often air-conditioned. Express buses between major cities are significantly faster and more comfortable than local buses.
No one will expect you to have mastered the intricacies of polite speech in Turkish, but learn a few words—please (lütfen or lewtfen) and thank you (teşekkür ederim or tay-shake-kur ehday-reem) are useful—and you will be rewarded.
Mezes (small plates) are an integral part of the Turkish dining experience. Share a few as appetizers, or order a bunch and have a feast. There'll probably be more permutations of eggplant preparation than your imagination can conceive of.