Turkish people often use old, wise sayings in order to make the best possible decisions to avoid sticky situations. Proverbs and their affect on people’s day-to-day decisions are very strong in Turkey.
The following authors tell captivating tales of Istanbul and Turkey that provide unique and unparalleled insight into this part of the world.
Some might seem a little over the top, but we have done our homework and they are all correct, arright?! These facts might actually come in very handy as conversation starters if you ever want to chat up some Turkish people.
Orhan Pamuk was born 7 June 1952 in Istanbul into a prosperous, secular middle-class family. His father was an engineer…
You can easily spot the Galata bridge when you fly into the city of ten million souls. From the villas…
Elif Shafak, arguably Turkey’s best female author, gives a speech at TED talks about herself, about writing and life in general….
A few dozen words that are essential for a successful, fun and interesting stay in Turkey. Don’t be shy! Try out these words and phrases. The results, as you will see, often lead to pleasantly memorable experiences.