Born in southern Brazil, Michele has been living in Istanbul since 2006 with her Turkish husband Levent and daughter Yasmin. She has always enjoyed travelling to distant lands and experiencing different cultures. Before arriving in Turkey, Michele lived in the U.S for 11 years where she earned degrees in Social Sciences and Sociology. While in the U.S., she worked at LVMH’s Kenzo Parfums marketing for the Americas. She has also worked in the fields of modeling, fashion, personal styling, and teaching.

“The pleasure I take in working with people, the warm welcome I have received from my Turkish friends, and a passion for travel and networking, all made my new venture Turistambul possible. Turkey is a fascinating country full of wonderful surprises, my team and I are at your disposal to make your trip unforgettable”

Michele Kafer Gultan