1. The Call to Prayer is publicly broadcast throughout Istanbul using 100 loudspeakers reaching a sound level exceeding 100+ decibels.
2. The Grand Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops.
3. Dinner Time in Greece is as hectic as it is delicious. Seated at a packed resturant right on Perivolos Beach, we listened to a live band play as we ate seafood at sunset.
4. 5th Wheel like the Polish version of third wheeling. Equally as lame.
5. Angels is a common nursery rhyme directly translated to "above are roses, below are violets. We are in love like two angels." Something like our roses are red poem.
6. This Polish idiom is used to dissuade people from Rushing. In general it means bad things happen when you don't take your time but the direct translation is 'the Devil is happy when you are rushing.'
7. Of course the first Polish word I learned was the F word but it's not quite the lexicon to use in the company of your new friend's grandmother. 'Motly Noga' or Butterfly Legs is slang for the f bomb in a softer way.