I’m Yunus from Turkey. I stopped working 2 years ago. For now I’m just studying and traveling. I started traveling last year and I’m getting addicted. I had an accident two years ago and I was almost dying. After 1 year surgeries and treatment I discovered myself and the world. For now I focus on my graduation but I cant stop traveling for long.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE COUNTRY SO FAR?
My favorite country is definitely Japan. This is the country I want to live. It’s so clean and tidy. The most important thing about Japan is people. The are the nicest people I've ever seen and they are willing to help people about anything.
WHAT PLACE IS TOP OF YOUR BUCKET LIST?
Probably I can't travel there soon but I really want to go to Cuba. The problem is that it’s so far and there is no direct flight. That’s why its quite expensive.
WHAT CAN'T YOU TRAVEL WITHOUT?
There are 2 stuff I can't travel without. My passport and my phone.
DO YOU PREFER SOLO TRAVEL OR WITH SOMEONE ELSE?
Till now, i always travelled alone. Sometimes I might say, it was better to be with my friends but I love traveling alone. I always meet new people and not feel lonely.
WHO IS THE PERSON AT HOME THAT YOU MISS THE MOST?
I don't really miss someone. Even if I'm far for a long time, that’s ok for me.
WHICH COUNTRY HAS THE MOST FRIENDLIEST PEOPLE?
I think the answer is Thailand. The local or farang guys are really open minded and you can meet anyone, any time and anywhere.
HOW TO TRAVEL ON BUDGET?
I always say that we don't too much money for traveling. I eat street foods, I hitchhike, I can find a couch to stay for free. We just need to be on the way.
WHO IS THE MOST INTERESTING PERSON YOU'VE MET SO FAR?
I met German guy in Nepal who had been traveling almost a year. He was always high. Whenever I asked him, what’s your plan, he didn’t have any answer.
WHAT'S BEEN YOUR SCARIEST MOMENT?
Only once I scared a bit. There was two kids who didn’t let me walk in Manila. I noticed that one of them unzipped my bag and trying to steal my money but I didn’t let it happen.
WHAT'S THE LONGEST YOU'VE BEEN AWAY FROM HOME?
My last trip last 40 days. I wish I could stay more but I had to come back for university.
DO YOU CALL YOURSELF A TOURIST OR A TRAVELLER?
I think I’m traveller. I’m open to try new things, travel without money, travel the countries I don’t even wonder about.
STRICT SCHEDULE OR GO WITH THE FLOW?
I often travel with one-way ticket. Because I don’t know where will I go after or how many days I will stay there.
WHAT'S BEEN THE BEST STREET FOOD YOU'VE HAD?
I’m picky about foods. That’s why I didn’t eat street foods at first time in Thailand. But I’m getting open-minded. I tried many foods lately and I love pad Thai By the way I can’t forget balut. I still can’t believe I ate it.
WHAT'S YOUR DREAM JOB?
I would work about traveling. To experience every culture , travel all over the world and inspire people.
WHERE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO LIVE IN THE WORLD?
It’s definitely Japan. I told why at first question.
NAME THE COUNTRIES YOU HAVE VISITED.
Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Nepal, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Serbia
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TRAVEL MEMORY?
I don’t have many story from my childhood.
WHAT IS YOUR UNFORGETTABLE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE?
When I was in Moscow, my host offered me to skydiving. I was really scaring but how can I say no. It was once in a life time opportunity.
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE LEARNED?
Everybody knows that but not all realize. I realized that when I woke up from coma. Life is short and if you want to do something, do it now. There might not be later.
IF YOU WROTE A NOVEL, WHAT WOULD IT BE ABOUT?
It might about what we are living for or fighting for. People forgets to be happy while fighting with world.
WHAT WAS THE MOST CHALLENGING THING YOU'VE DONE?
I can say its skydiving. Before the day I did it I was still afraid of high. But I knew I had to deal with my fears. I stopped thinking and just jumped. It was the best thing I’ve ever done.
DO YOU THINK YOU'LL STAY FRIENDS WITH THE PEOPLE YOU'VE MET?
I’m trying to keep in touch every people i've met. Last week I met someone in Manila who I met 7 months ago in Nepal.
WHAT IS THE MOST INTERESTING ANIMAL YOU'VE SEEN?
I don’t know they are interesting or not but I saw many different bugs in Asia. It’s not easy to see them in Europe.
WHO IS YOUR DREAM TRAVEL COMPANION?
I think the answer is someone who I will be with rest of my life. I want to share everything and travel all over the world with her.
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM TRAVELING EXPERIENCE?
I would go to Africa for safari and spend one night with wild animals.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 3 WORDS?
Impatient, ambitious, emotional.
WHAT CAN YOU ADVICE TO PEOPLE WHO WANTED TO START TRAVELING?
Stop thinking, stop afraid or worry about something. Just go and discover the beauty of world. There are billion people who are waiting for u to say hi.