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  • Turkey: Know that Turks set great store in politeness

    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.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on May 17, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Turkey: Order by the plate

    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.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on April 10, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips

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