Courtney Pınar Alemdar

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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About Me




I'm trying to learn to travel light. I bought a one-way ticket to Istanbul to live out the "dream" I've had since I studied abroad here - or did the dream come before studying abroad? Tough to separate. Right now I'm trying to figure a thing or two out, maybe save a lil skrill, and in the meantime I'd love to share as many adventures/laughs/music/food as physically and mentally possible.


Never settle.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I. While backpacking along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, my friend and I accidentally couchsurfed. It was an awesome accident.

II. Couchsurfed in a Turkish neighborhood in London and made friends around every turn and over every fence! No doubt!


smooches, good steez, backgammon, dank jams, dance parties, bicycles, breakfast/brunch foods

Music, Movies, and Books

jams: joy division, orchid, meneguar, fugazi, mogwai, soulwax, casiotone, okay, lil weezy, t. rex, and for a milly others peep my "website"

books: the unbearable lightness of being, love in the time of cholera, the plague, &c.

movies: clueless, annie hall, the edge of heaven

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Turkey, United States

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