|Turkey became recently very popular vacation spot so many prefer to spend the holidays exactly there. And from holiday it is necessary to give by all means souvenirs — itself for memory and to relatives and friends as a gift. What to bring from Turkey?|
The choice of souvenirs and gifts in this country is rather wide, and limit only its your financial opportunities and personal preferences. But generally from Turkey carry or exotic subjects with east color, or east sweets. In either case the tourist has a set of options.
For example, it is possible to bring a hookah from Turkey and in the winter evenings to smoke fragrant fruit tobacco, remembering holiday. But at a choice of a hookah it is necessary to be defined, whether you will smoke it or it will simply decorate your interior. The matter is that richly decorated souvenir hookahs are often unsuitable for smoking. So, choosing a hookah, be attentive. Also do not forget to buy in addition tobacco, coal and just in case — a spare cup for tobacco.
If you want to introduce an exotic note in the interior, it is possible to give the well-known Turkish carpet of handwork from Turkey. Material, a coloring and an ornament of a carpet depend on the region in which the carpet was made: in each area of Turkey — the secrets of production of carpets. But consider that carpets of handwork can cost expensive.
Except carpets it is possible to bring the ceramics, souvenir chess or a backgammon, bed linen or cloths decorated with a manual embroidery, magnificent bathing dressing gowns, silver and leather products from Turkey. But it is necessary to choose souvenirs attentively that did not palm off on you a fake.
Women will be interested for certain by authentic Turkish dresses for oriental dances. Besides, lovely ladies should pay attention to natural cosmetics and soap on the basis of olive oil which is famous for the advantage for skin and for hair. And if you are fond of cookery — do not forget to buy a bottle - another of olive oil of a cold extraction. Also do not pass by fragrant Turkish spices: where still you will be able to buy so many various spices?
As "mass" souvenirs for colleagues or acquaintances it is possible to buy the Turkish amulets from a malefice called "nazar bondzhuk" and similar to a blue-turquoise or blue-yellow eye. They are on sale practically everywhere and have an appearance of charms, suspension brackets, magnetics, brasletik, necklaces, etc.
Turkey and the coffee is famous (in spite of the fact that in the country of coffee does not grow). So do not forget to get some grades of the Turkish coffee with spices, and "" it is possible to bring into a makeweight from Turkey and the beautiful copper cezve decorated with stamping to make in it this coffee. Special coffee sets are on sale: coffee, coffee grinder, cezve and coffee cup or some cups. Such set will become an excellent gift.
One more known Turkish drink — apple tea. To it it is possible to buy in addition glasses in the form of tulips or even the whole tea set. It is possible to bring from Turkey and other fruit teas. And fans of drinks are stronger can bring home couple of small bottles of the well-known anisette — raki.
You should not forget and about the Turkish sweets — halvah, baklava, a lukuma and a water-ice (a lukuma with nuts). Halvah happens different types and usually is on sale already packed in plastic containers so with transportation of problems will not arise. And here with baklava of business are more difficult: in transit it is rumpled so it is necessary to carry it extremely carefully.
Well and how it is possible not to bring the well-known rahat lakoum from Turkey? There is an enormous quantity of types of a lukum with various additives. It is on sale or cut and packed, or by weight. The only advantage of the packed lukum — a beautiful box. The weighed out rahat lakoum is usually much more tasty so it is better to buy lukum only in specialized shops of sweets and only by weight. From sweets it is possible to get a pishmaniye (something it is similar to cotton candy) and the almonds baked with honey or in a fig.
At a choice of souvenirs do not forget that Turkey — east country in which it is accepted to bargain. The price which to you will be called by the seller, most likely will be overestimated. So fierce trade will help you to beat down the price of percent on 30-40, and it will bring to the seller huge pleasure — can be sure of it.
To leave empty-handed Turkey very difficult: when you face abundance of the Turkish souvenirs, you for certain will want to be bought "all more". So we advise you to make a deep breath, to count to ten and to solve, what souvenirs are really necessary to you, differently you risk to come back home with a full bag, but with empty pockets.
And that, it was easier for that who flies to Turkey for the first time to decide on a choice, we suggest skilled tourists to share the impressions about rest in Turkey - what souvenirs you brought from there?