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What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Antalya?

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We asked people in Antalya if they could share any humorous cultural blunders they commited. For new expats, keep in mind that these incidents are an inevitable part of expat life. Learning to laugh about them is the key!...

"It is important to be mindful of cultural norms when visiting Antalya. It is important to dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites. It is also important to be respectful of local customs and traditions, such as not eating or drinking in public during Ramadan. Additionally, it is important to be aware of the local language and to avoid speaking loudly in public. It is also important to be aware of the local customs regarding physical contact, such as avoiding public displays of affection. Finally, it is important to be respectful of local religious beliefs and to avoid discussing sensitive topics such as politics or religion," remarked another expat in Antalya, Turkey.

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What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Antalya?

If you live in Antalya, newcomers to Antalya would love to hear your answer to this question.


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