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Overview

  • 52 references 25 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Turkish; learning Arabic
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Pilot
  • BSc
  • From Türkiye
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About Me

ABOUT ME

Hello Everyone ,

Yes i also love to travel and meet people from all around the world with different backgrounds , cultures , religions , customs , languages :)

I love to talk about cultures , customs , trends , life and etc.

I really enjoy showing my city to foreigners and explain them the story behind the touristic places . I also enjoy showing the local life of my city to others.

I have traveled over 90 countries and had oppurtunity to meet local people from each country luckily . I believe that visiting a city or a country can not be completed unless u meet a local and hear the story of that place from her/him.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I heard about CS prior my interrail trip to Europe. It suited me and my expectations perfectly.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I met Michael and Jessica 2 times in 2 different countries in a week.First we met in Istanbul during their trip to Istanbul and just 6 days later we met in Firenze in where they study.It was such an interesting feeling to see the same people as a host & surfer.

Interests

1.People , 2.People , 3.People

Everyone in this world is unique and there are so many things i can learn from .

  • culture
  • running
  • aviation
  • backpacking
  • basketball
  • swimming
  • table tennis
  • badminton
  • languages
  • hitchhiking
  • football
  • cuisine
  • swiming
  • customs

Music, Movies, and Books

Love to watch action , drama and histroical movies. Man on fire , Dejavu , Departed , Schindler's List , Pianist are the movies i watch on regular base :)

I like to listen to Chinese or Thai traditional songs especially when i have diffuculties to sleep ;P

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I quit smoking 6 years ago .
Life is more enjoyable without smoking.

Teach, Learn, Share

We have a family restaurant where u can see the local life .
I was born and raised in istanbul so i know how the things have been going on in Istanbul.
I worked as a flight attendant for 7 years in Qatar and visited so many places and had the oppurtunity to work with different nationalities.
I dont mind sharing my experiences and things i have learnt so far.

I like to ask about cultures , life styles , way of living life til u get bored :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Moldova, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Qatar, Turkey, United Kingdom

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