1. All the hotels we stayed in smelled like antiseptic from Japanese hospitals.
2. Don’t ever be concerned about your body odor here, yours is not half as bad as the guy next to you.
3. We rarely found an English speaking Turk, especially in the rural parts.
4. Rural pharmacies will give you medicine without prescriptions but ones in Istanbul put up a fuss without a doctor’s note.
5. Non-smoking hotel rooms mean no one is smoking in them right now….
6. Men proudly push the baby strollers.