Carson made the switch in August.
"The actual footballing side has been good but there are things you take for granted at home that are very different here. It's everyday things like you can't buy a tin of baked beans in the supermarket because they just don't have them. The food is very nice here, it's just different and takes getting used to," Carson told the Daily Mail.
"It's a great club with superb facilities and you can still have a laugh with the other players, even if we don't all speak the same language.
"The standard of football is good, they like to pass the ball and there's a great atmosphere at the grounds. What's different to England is that they start singing and jumping up and down an hour before the match and they don't stop until half an hour after the final whistle."
For now there appear to be few regrets after what he admits was a hurried departure from West Brom, for whom he made 118 appearances.
"It all happened very quickly.
"When you know a club are willing to accept a bid or talk to other clubs that's when you think maybe it's time to go. My agent asked me if I was interested in Turkey and I thought to give it a go."