Who can not adore a country that not only has a word for idle relaxation, but strongly encourages the practice?
2. Baby-soft skin
My goal is to go so regularly to the hammam that the natir won’t feel compelled to proudly show me how much dead skin she’s sloughed off me.
3. Nazar boncuğu everywhere
While I never was superstitious, I get a little reassurance every time I see the pretty blue eye (though I know it won’t protect me from my taxi driver trying to rip me off). I’ve now taken to wearing my own around my neck, and when I had a particularly bad boss, I hung one above my office door to keep him at bay….