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Turkish Mythology

Turkish Mythology; reflect original Turkish myths which had occurred in Central Asia, the historical and legendary homeland of Turks. One of the Turkish tribes in Central Asia, Oghuz Tribe, had migrated farther west than...

Before You Go : Things to Know

Here's everything you need to know before you go from what weather to expect to how to apply for a visa. There's also a list of useful products and services such as traveler's insurance...

Learn Turkish

The University of Arizona in Tucson offers excellent resources for learning conversational Turkish. Also, travlang.com offers Turkish for Travelers. Select the language you speak from the pulldown menu, the click on the Turkish flag near the bottom of...

Phoning In and From Turkey

The cheapest way to make domestic calls is from a public phone using a phone card bought at the post office (PTT). If the PTT is closed, you can usually find local entrepreneurs selling...

Weather

If, you're planning ahead, here's historical information provided by the Turkish Embassy, Washington, D.C. It shows average air and water temperatures for Turkey's major cities. For a four-day forecast, see CNN Weather for information on Ankara, Instabul, andIzmir.

Traveler’s Insurance

Absolutely, positively think about travel insurance. Turkish hospitals and physicians do not operate on the Hippocratic oath, unless you have cash, a charge card, or insurance! Here are a few companies that offer traveler's...

Health Precautions

What immunizations do you need for your trip? The Center for Disease Control (CDC)at has the answers for you and your physician.

Travel Advisories

The British Foreign Office provides up-to-date information for travelers to Turkey. They offer information and addresses of British Consular Services Abroad as well as practical tips and health information. They also offer a new service...

Turkish Visa Information

Most travelers can purchase a visa at any port of entry, but you must have cash. They do not accept traveler's checks or Turkish lira. If you'd like to avoid the delay of purchasing...

ABOUT TURKEY INFORMATIONS

The First Geography Congress, which was convened in Ankara in 1941, at the conclusion of the research that had continued for a long time, separated Turkey into seven geographical regions. During the congress activities,...

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