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  • 45 References 28 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Turkish; learning Greek (modern), Italian
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Foreign Consultant
  • BA Graduate, PR & Advertising Post Graduate
  • No hometown listed
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About Me


Carpe diem and having fun so much. Life is short.


I am an easygoing and positive person. Smiling and trying to have fun all time in my life. I want to travel around the world by meeting new people from different cultures and countries. I wish to help other Couchsurfers who plan to visit Istanbul and also wish to meet open minded and sincere people.

I was born in Istanbul and also I am involved to ESN for years. Now, I have my own office and advising foreigners for their relocation, residence permit and education. I am used to meet new people who come from different countries around world.

I am always trying to smile and make people happy. I have organised a lot of Erasmus parties in Istanbul. So I know how people have fun. I like to help people. I like movies, short movies and especially independent movies.


Do something to make people smile!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I joined CS before my Erasmus study in Netherlands. I did need to stay for a week somewhere until to move my student apart. So I decided to join CS. I spent really funny times with CSers in one week.


Cooking, Storytelling, Acting, History of Art, Short Movies, Hitchhiking and Travelling, Swimming and Rakı

  • arts
  • acting
  • education
  • cooking
  • walking
  • partying
  • movies
  • traveling
  • boxing
  • swimming
  • teaching
  • history
  • study abroad
  • hitchhiking

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Pulp Fiction, Django, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, Distant by N.B Ceylan, Fight Club, Clockwork Orange, Hair, Dogville, Amelie, Match Point, Trainspotting, Big Fish, The Fall, Inception, Old Boy, Ice Age, Up, Monsters Inc., Incredibles, Batman: Dark Knight,

Music: Blues, Soul, Rock, Alternative, Reggae, Funk, Oldies

Books: Of Mice and Men, Veronika Decides to Die, The Metamorphosis, Le Petite Prince, Eleven Minutes, Last Temptation of Christ, The Bastard of Istanbul, 1984

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

One time when I was totally broke in Krakow, even couldn`t receive any money from friends because of weekend. I was walking on the Krakow square and taking pictures. Then I started hear sirens of a fire car. I followed them to take pictures of the fire. I was expecting something big but then i saw that a fireman get off the car and he prepared the extinguish system and he approached a litter box to extinguish the small smoke in the litter caused by a cigarette. I changed my place to take a better video and I stepped back to get a better perspective then I heard a sound from a machine like "ding ding ding". I approached the sound. It was a bancomat. And I found 50 zloty in the slot. It made my weekend and I can not forget that day.

Teach, Learn, Share

I would like to improve my basic Italian and Greek. Please help me. I can teach you Turkish.

I can cook and teach cooking to you. We can watch some tasty movies. I can share my stories during my travels.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

Netherlands, Turkey

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