Hello! This is Zeynep, born in the beautiful pink city Heidelberg, Germany and raised in the sophisticated Turkey. Chemical Engineer with an MBA degree in marketing. Former Unilever employee and Regional Brand Manager of Cornetto, Marketing & Business Development Manager in an AI based Fit-tech company Fitwell. Currently a freelance marketer & business developer. Collects kaleidoscopes from all over the world, sails, writes children books. Into psychology & human centered experiences. A true explorer. I have been living in Istanbul for almost 10 years. I was raised in Ankara, the capital of Turkey and moved here in 2010 by myself for work. I love traveling whenever I can. I traveled 50% of Turkey till now. Almost 70% of Europe. Almost the whole Italy, which is one of my favorite destinations :) My best vacation was in 2017 in South America, I traveled from Peru to the end of the continent like a local for more than a month. I lived in London for a few months in between 2017-2019, in Munich for 4 months in 2006. I have fluent English and basic level of German & Italian. I have extreme negotiation skills, so you can do local shopping & I will do the negotiations. I am a great communicator, both with locals & tourists, so you will feel comfortable with me while we are enjoying Istanbul. I am a person of details, I walked through almost all the streets of historical and touristic Istanbul & I can take you to wonderful places that you can never find as a tourist. I am also a foodie and I know the best spots for local delicacies. I also like local shopping, so I have some places to take you if you want designer clothing or antiques or old bookstores... almost anything you can imagine. I have been into photography since I was 4 years old. Through our trips, I will take memorable photos for you with my new camera Leica D Lux 7- free of charge. If you would like to know the city better, travel like a local, visit places that you will adore, I am your guide. Please write to me if you have any questions, anything in mind. I will be very happy to help you experience this wonderful city. You can also check my instagram account if you like, @gulzeynepgenc Favorite tree- Olive Favorite ice cream- Lavender Favorite movie- Before Sunset Favorite music- Jazz Favorite game- Uno Favorite painter- Kandinsky Favorite country- Peru Favorite place- Machu Picchu Favorite city- Valparaiso Cheers.