Volkan Yazici was born in 1980. After he finished Kadikoy High School, he studied physics engineering at Istanbul Technical University. He started working as a tour guide in 2005. His hobbies are playing basketball, chess, bridge and reading. His specialties are history of art and architecture. ‘’I love guiding because it motivates self-improvement by making you interract with people. It is also very rewarding to introduce Turkey to foreign visitors as the way it is’’ he says.