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What is an appropriate hostess gift in Turkey?

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1. Posted by corker (First Time Poster 1 posts) 11y

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We will be staying with families in Antalya, Istanbul, and possibly some other locations. We have an idea about gifts for children, but need information about what couples / adults would like...coming from the United States.
P.S. - I just found this site and am leaving in 4 days, so any quick responses are appreciated!

2. Posted by lica_lica (First Time Poster 1 posts) 11y

hello there,

i have the same problem too, i am leavign in 10 days and I need some gifts for adults...i was thinking that it would be nice and i can't fail with this: some traditional gifts from my country, handycrafts

i would need more ideas too

have a great time in Turkey


3. Posted by tankut (Budding Member 10 posts) 11y

Oh yes children are easy, they are the same everywhere. As for adults, I would suggest something that is symbolic and local to where you live. It could be ornamental, it could be functional, it does not matter. Try to pick something the lady of the house would like, after all, it's her house.. Anyway, if you are hard pressed, just nip into your gift shop, it's the thought that counts.