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Wandering around the world since 2013.
Left my home when 22 in order to pursue my lifelong dream - visiting the USA. After spending 2 summers in Myrtle Beach, USA ('13) and Atlantic City (NJ, '14), I decided to go back home and finish my studies.
In the meantime, interesting set of events sent me to Ankara, Turkey. ('15-'16) I spent a whole year teaching English and eventually fell in love with the country, language and of course, people.
My next chapter of life was occurring in Qingdao, China. ('17-'18) It gave me great insights and opportunity to meet people from the absolute distance. Also chance to travel around Asia and visit Japan at some point.
I'm back to Turkey, settled in a beautiful city Izmir, and after the chaotic far East, the feeling of peace, familiarity and harmony never leaves me here in Turkey.
I am doing ceramics, mosaics and macramé in my free time and learning turkish.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Couchsurfing is a great community which gives chance to connect with people with same tendencies towards meeting other travelers and sharing piece of each other's cultures, mindsets and insights.
Pottery, Ceramics, Mosaics, Macrame, Photography, Writing articles and memoirs, Stand-up comedy, Psychology, TV Shows, Music, Cycling...
Music, Movies, and Books
Morcheeba, Bonobo, Thievery Corporation, Jamiroquai, Tame Impala
The Doors, the Beatles, Morphine, Nirvana
Erykah Badu, Chinawoman, Sade, Allah-las, and many others
I'm into psychological thrillers/dramas, mysteries or dystopian movies like The Lobster.
Twin Peaks and other David Lynch's artworks.
Six Feet Under.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Visited Kyoto, Japan
Watched authentic Sumo Wrestling match in Japan
Crossed the biggest and the most crowded crosswalk in the world in Tokyo
Cruised to Bahamas
Climbed the Great Wall, China
Took a selfie with a panda in Beijing
Experienced a military coup in Ankara, Turkey, 2016
Visited Kapadokya the land of Hot air Balloons, Turkey
Participated in a traditional bowing ceremony "Sebae" in Seoul, Korea while wearing Hanbok
Had a glass of wine on 86th floor of second highest building in the world located in Shanghai.
Worked in an oldest casino in Atlantic City, USA (a.k.a Las Vegas of the East Coast)
Did a 6000 pieces puzzle
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach you how to make bowls, cups and decorative figures made of clay.
Teach you how to make makramé.
How to compose a good photo.
How to do simple mosaics.
Countries I’ve Visited
Bahamas, China, Hungary, Japan, South Korea, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
China, Turkey, United States