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Erkan Özgur

İstanbul, İstanbul, Turkey

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Overview

  • 7 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Turkish; learning Dutch, Indonesian, Italian
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Tourist guide.
  • University degree.
  • From Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I'm a tourist guide in Turkey, so I've been travelling alot with the foreigners. Now Its my turn to travel the world on my own, I really want to feel like a stranger, a naive tourist :)

ABOUT ME

Im 31 years old. After 18 i started to live on my own and i started working after those years. Ive been always in tourism industry. After education of history, archeology, history of art, mythology, etc. in university i became a tourist guide. I love meeting strangers. Knowing about them is priceless coz you the idea of many different countries and cultures.There is too much about me but as all of us, I'm just a small dot in this giant universe. And I'm also happy, funny, easy going, friendly and much more person.

PHILOSOPHY

Be positive, love everybody and dont worry too much...

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I prefer hosting rather than surfing nowadays, as I can only start travelling after summer.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My experience was not on couch surfing. But I hosted an Erasmus student from Brazil for 4 weeks. Poor guy started to hate the lessons after so many fun activities.he was addicted to go shopping with me as he could never managed to bargain.(it's a must in Turkey)We, Turkish people has natural hosting ability. That really makes us happy; to make a guest happy, and comfortable.

Interests

Summer vacations, being on a boat swimming fishing. Nothing else makes me feel assume delighted. Music and movies are huge part of my life. And can't do with out some outdoor, lucky nature in Turkey offers you a lot.

Music, Movies & Books

Jazz, soul, reggae, soft rock.
Romantic comedies, sci-fi, documentaries.
Research books of history, and novels.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Paragliding. Hot air ballon.

Teach, Learn, Share

All over Turkey I ve been guiding, I'm quite good with history and Greek myth.
I prefer to Learn on Philosphy.

What I Can Share With Hosts

Fun stories I spent with tourists, can share my lowok coffee too. :)

Countries I've Visited

Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Singapore, Turkey

Countries I've Lived In

Turkey

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