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As its territory occupies parts of both the European and Asian continents, Turkey is a unique destination that is often referred to as the gateway between East and West.
Before departure you should make sure that your vaccinations are up to date and you have a few Turkish lire in your pocket.
Although it may take a while before you can hold a full conversation, knowing some basic local language can really help you to settle in quickly.
If this fascinating country is on your list of possible locations for teaching English abroad, take a look at this travel guide.
Once in the country, make sure you try some of the great local cuisine suggested here and learning some of these words and phrases will certainly come in handy.