-Mosques serve as excellent time markers throughout the day. There are calls to prayer at 1pm, 5pm, 8:30pm and 10:30pm.
-There is zero shame in following Turks across the street. They know when to fold ’em and when to hold ’em.
-Nothing in Turkey is fee but nothing is terribly expensive either. One lira coins are your friend.
Random dude on a bench under the Galata Tower: So what are the differences living in America and Turkey?
Liz: Some good, some bad. The roads are better but we don’t have a health care program.
Random dude: (totally incredulous) Why? Do you not care?