Cumali from Adana
Interview with Cumali Önen
Tell us about yourself:
I was born in Adana but I feel as a tourist myself now, I stayed long time in London. In London I was working as an interpreter and chef, I had two lovely job and I enjoyed ıt every second.
What made you come to Turkey?
There is nowhere like home. You know what I mean, visiting my family I miss them a lot.
What do you do in your daily life?
Take fresh air of Adana and try to relax
Unfortunately I am single.
Can you compare your first days here with today?
I am coming in Adana my second time after ten years that was so much different to me .I arrived in Istanbul airport in February everywhere was snow. After little while I flew to Adana.
Has living in Turkey influenced your approach to life?
Actually I missed here specially Adana kebab and go to fresh air Seyhan dam this place so changed now.
There is no problem my Turkish language, I hope my English language as well I speak other languages but let's keep this secret so I speak three languages so far.
Let's talk about the region you are living in?
I live in the center of Adana. Ten years ago and now there is so much difference now in my opinion. You got to see with your eyes. I will give some examples; new 5 star hotels, new apartments with view of dam and many new things
Have you traveled in Turkey? Tell us your discoveries
My good discoveries in Adana I could say.
What is your preferred characteristic trait of Turks?
PLEASE NO LIARS, I could so difficulty about this word in my side I do not like lard of any nationality I am honest so I do accept people like me but sometime this is not easy
What was the annoying one?
People who like lying and dishonest with using people until they reach the target.
I love Adana kebab and dolma. I like my kebab with chili sauce
Any suggestion to new comers to Turkey
I hope and wish I WILL HAVE FANTASTIC time in Turkey. If anybody want to see Adana I will give guidance in Adana. Do not worry, free of charge.
Any suggestion to people planning to visit your region?
Must be Adana. There are various places to visit here such as museums, nice kebabs, castles, and lovely, weather many things you will never see around the world. Keep this advice and try it. Guidance is free by me.