Cultural Tips and Facts
~ Silence, respect, and a covering of women's heads in mosques is required, (scarves are loaned out at the door)
~ The water is safe to drink.
~ change money only in banks and street currency exchanges, not airports. (much higher rate)
~ Keep exchange slips when changing money, you will need it later when you change it back.
~Zero tolerance drug policy in Turkey.
~No topless sunbathing.
~Emergency number…Police #155, and Medical Assistance #112
Carry change for public bathrooms just in case.