People and Mentality
The two characteristic trades of the
Turkish people are Hospitality and , closed family
Hospitality is one of the
cornerstones of the Turkish way of life. Turkish people are
the most gracious and generous hosts as a result of their
natural instincts. In every corner of the country such a
traditional hospitality will meet you. Every individual
feels bound to honor his guest in the best possible manner.
They will open their houses to every guest with a smiling
face and with all their sincerity give the best seat and
cook the best food for their guest.
Turkish. people are very understanding about foreigners'
different customs and they try to communicate in order to
help visitors according to their code of hospitality.
The mentality of that hospitality is
"whatever religion you are from, whichever country you come
from, whatever language you speak, you are 'God's Guest' ,"
so you deserve to be welcomed in the best manner.
are very closed within Turks. They
respect their elder and support each other in every way.
Fathers and Mothers do support their children financially
until they get married. When the child get married the
financial support may continue but it is expected that the
new family could earn enough and manage their livings.
Children do care very much about their elder. They take care
of their elder and support them when they get old or sick
both financially and mentally . This closed relation is a
kind of boomerang, elder support children when they are
young , children support their elder when they are old...