Kemal Kaya

Izmir, Izmir, Turkey

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About Me


There's so many amazing things in this world


After traveling long time around the World, now settle down again my flat which is in Izmir. Time to host travelers. I am usually stayiing at home and working on my wiriting and projects before starting next trip.

So I have a lot of time, but I am usually busy with my web sites and writing new articles. Sometimes I can join or can show you city.

If you already sent many request to other hosts to get best couch, please DON'T send me request. If you cancel your request without important reason after my confirmation, I will give back you negatif references. Don't waste my time please.


Traveling is one of my priorities in my life. I have done backpacking through Asia and Oceania over 22 months.

My route was spontaneously:

Istanbul> Thailand> New Zealand> Fiji> Australia> Tasmania> Australia> Bali (Indonesia)> Jawa (Indonesia)> Sumatra (Indonesia)> Malaysia> Singapore> Sarawak (Borneo)> Sabah (Borneo)> Philippines> Singapore> Malaysia> Thailand> Laos> Thailand> Cambodia> Thailand> Malaysia> Singapore> Malaysia>Iran>Turkey

I have a travel website and I am writing my idea and experience in Turkish. You can see here more about me.

I am actually a Veterinary Doc, I worked as a sales person in a pharmaceutical company over 14 years. Before starting my trip I was living in beautiful city Izmir in Turkey.

I am not looking for a free bed, I am a traveler who can afford to pay for a place to stay, but I would like to spend my time with a local people for learn cultures and differences, more tings.

I am on instagram/twitter if anybody feels like checking out: @maxmajestic


Everyone is different but equal and should be all treated with respect.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


It's good and interesting way to learn something from people by intercultural exchange way in their real life.


My main interest is travelling and writing. I am very interested in learning about cultures, experiencing different countries, practises, foods.

Photograpy, writing, blogging, science, politics, literature, music, philosophy, movies, playing tennis, cats...

You can check out my web site, but I am writing it just Turkish.

Music, Movies, and Books

Pink Floyd, Enya, Kitaro, Vangelis, Loreena McKennitt, Sade, Pink Martini, Cat Stevens, Yanni, Ahmet Kaya, Metin-Kemal Kahraman and Everything!

TV mini-series, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery and Everything!
Matrix, LOTR Series, V for Vendetta, Fight Club, Requiem for a Dream, Saw, Zeitgeist, In Bruges, Batlestar Galactica, Lost, Prison Break, The 4400, Heroes...

Books: Everything!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-The first man who passing through Sumaging Cave to Lumiang Cave connection in Sagada, Philippines, alone without guide and equipment, just have a camera, simple headlight and sandals. -Unforgettable Moment-

-Climbing Mount Rinjani in Lombok and watching the spectacular sunrise - Amazing!

Bungee-Jumping in Taupo, New Zealand 47 meters.
Sky-diving in Taupo, New Zealand 15.000 feets -Adrenaline-

Trekking in Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra.

Experiencing a summer new year first time in the South Island of New Zealand, Queenstown - Magical-

-Climbing Mt.Bromo and Kawah Ijen Volcanos in Jawa -Fantastic-

-Transporting Amed, Bali to Gili Islands, Lombok 40 km. by small fisherman boat with sailing.

-The Bacuit Bay, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines - Picture-postcard views-

-Many other great moments but it's always the people and natural wonders of the world that truly strike a chord.

Having this round-the-world trip has give me many memorable moments.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can help to clean home, wash dishes, help for cooking or can cook. I can teach Turkish. I want to share everything what I know.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Laos, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Philippines, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

New Zealand, Turkey

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