Turkey Tips


  • Do share a cup of tea with the locals
  • Do be polite in conversations as Turkish customs place high importance on manners and etiquette.
  • Do remove your shoes before visiting a mosque. Women also need to cover their heads before visiting a mosque.
  • Do buy a silk carpet at the Grand bazaar, but not without bargaining first!


  • Don’t worry about your dress, but do dress conservatively while visiting a mosque or a place of worship
  • Don’t buy anything at the bazaar without bargaining.