Hi, I’m Tugba


Hi, I’m Tugba

I’ve lived in Istanbul for 30 years

I speak English, Turkish

I am Export Agent


Hey there! I'm Tugba, your friendly neighborhood host here in Istanbul! Living in this vibrant city is a joy and is like no other place in the world – it's bursting with energy, charm, and endless opportunities for adventure. One of the things I adore about this city is its diversity. Every corner holds a different view, every street tells a unique story. And let's talk about the food – oh, it's a culinary paradise! From savory street eats to lavish feasts, Istanbul's food scene never disappoints. Whether you're a history buff eager to explore Istanbul's rich past or a curious traveler looking to uncover hidden gems, I've got you covered. I know this city like the back of my hand – from the iconic landmarks to the tucked-away neighborhoods. So, let's make some unforgettable memories together in Istanbul! See you soon.

My knowledge & interests

Hosts graduation International relations Hosts expertise Food Hosts expertise Drinks Hosts expertise Arts Hosts expertise Nature / outdoors Hosts expertise History Hosts expertise Shopping Hosts expertise Photography Hosts expertise Architecture Hosts expertise Culture & customs Hosts expertise Music
Street food Local cuisine Desserts Food markets Fine dining Unique & unusual foods Cinema Art galleries & museums Parks Gardens Hikes Political history Social history Religious history Cityscape photography Street photography Portrait photography Modern architecture Classical architecture Local beers Artisanal tea High-end fashion boutiques Department stores Vintage shops Street markets Traditional culture Religious customs Lifestyle culture Local speciality drinks Traditional drinks Painting Contemporary art Art history Bookstores Music stores Antique shops Landscape photography Action photography Food photography Commercial photography Post-modern architecture Gothic architecture Ottoman architecture Classical music Pop music Jazz music Soul music

Experiences I love to host