"Caution on the Roadways" Istanbul Ili Warnings Or Dangers Tip by hatalia

Istanbul Ili Warnings and Dangers: 16 reviews and 9 photos

When walking the streets in Istanbul (or anywhere in Turkey for that matter) know that if a car is driving...it expects a pedestrian to get off the road. Unlike Western culture, a road is for driving...not walking at a leisure pace. So if you're crossing the street get out of the way of any moving vehicle. You can easily cause an accident.

Most Taxi drivers are honest and professional at what they do. Meaning: if they dont have a clean and fresh smelling cab, dont help you with your luggage, or dont do as you ask them...you don't have to take that cab.

Embrace the thousands of choices you have in Turkey...and chose the one that makes you happy, then negotiate!! Thats the general philosophy : )

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  • Written Oct 29, 2010
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