We always take for granted that Venice is the ideal city for a honeymoon, but it is a serious mistake: living in Venice, or simply visiting it, means falling in love with her and it remains no room in your heart for anything else.» (Peggy Guggenheim)
Travelling toward beauty with new eyes…
1979 Diploma in Languages (English, French, German), result 50/60, Ca’ Foscari University Venice
1983 Degree in Oriental Languages – Turkish, result 110 cum lode
1987 Master in Organisation for Economic Development Cooperation, Trieste University
1995 Specialized degree in Art History, Renaissance and Contemporary Art, Ca’ Foscari University Venice
1993 freelance journalist
2002 Qualified Teacher of English in high schools
1989 Tour leader licence (English, French, Turkish)
2002 Qualified tourist guide for Treviso (English, French, Turkish)
2005 Qualified tourist guide for Venice (English, French, Turkish)
I studied Turkish Language and Literature at Ca’ Foscary University in Venice. After my degree I lived and worked in Istanbul, Milan and Paris as a guide. In 1989 I started teaching English part time in High schools. I have been working at Palazzo Grassi and the Biennale since 1992, dealing with contemporary art and a lot of different art exhibition as a guide.
I am a freelance journalist, working for several newspapers and radios, doing interview on art, cinema, theatre, artists and exhibitions.
As a qualified guide I love working in my beautiful town, Venice!
Walk to the discovery of Venice as the gate of the East, discover sophisticated perfumes and refined fabrics, hidden and evocative corners, explore contemporary art during the Biennale and the various art exhibitions ever in the city. Each tour will be a thrilling discovery!