I am originally from Spring, Texas, USA and I currently live in Washington DC. I travel monthly to Istanbul where I have an apartment in the Kadikoy area. I work for a Government consultant firm providing engineering, project, and construction management services. I have traveled a lot for work and for vacation, and I have used Airbnb since 2012 to find places to stay during my travels. I now have a place that I can offer as a listing on this site - my apartment in Istanbul. In addition to travel, I enjoy photography and sports. I have also used the website (website hidden) during some of my travels and for hosting guests in my home in Washington DC. I met many friends and some great people through that site. I hope my airbnb experiences will be equally great while hosting guests in my apartment in Istanbul.