come and spend a quality time with our son in Balıkesir, Turkey



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    Quality time with our 8 years old son,at summer resort Ayvalık,Turkey

    We are easygoing Turkish family of three with our 8 years son and our puppy, Hera.

    ABOUT US:My name is Burcu,My Husbands name is Rüstem.Our son is Boran.
    I am a language teacher of English :)in a public school in Ayvalık,my husband is an electrical teacher.My son will be studying at 4th grade in next academic year.

    We are currently looking for someone to join our family and practising English with our son .Knowing additional languages such as Spanish,Italian,Chinese,French or Russian is appreciated.
    We live in a nice cozy house with a pool where you can swim and have sunbathe everyday in summer.Our location is really touristic place where you can find all the retaurants,shops,cafes,bakery etc...

    Normally as we are teachers we are having 2 months holiday like other teachers in Turkey.So when you come in summer holiday period we will be together during the day,we can go swimming together or ı can drop you or pick up you

    SPORTS THAT CAN BE DONE WİTH MY SON:Playing basketball,Playing Tennis,Swimming,Painting,Cycling

    WHAT WE LIKE TO DO:We are friendly family and we have lots of friends so we have different activities with them such as going a picnic,sailing,having barbecue together,having dinner outside at a restaurant.
    We also like reading books,going to cinema,doing gardening,listening music.chilling :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I am good at cooking Turkish delicious cusine,you can learn how to cook them,we can have workshops in the kitchen :)
    You can visit many historical and natural places,beaches around Ayvalık.You have a chance to visit Pergamon ancient city as well,it takes 45 minutes to reach there from our house.Ayvalık is very close to a big Greek Island Lesbos (1 hour) ,frequently ferry services are available.
    All of our guests are invited to be part of our family while they are staying with us.While you are part of our family we will invite you to share our family experiences such as trips,visiting friends,going to beach ..etc.By this way you can easily understand our culture

  • Help


    Language help
    Teaching Playing my son
    Pool&Garden cleaning(not must If you dont enjoy)
    Help in the house(not must If you dont enjoy)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Turkish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    .Shared room ,wifi,balcony
    .share bathroom
    .food & drink

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 219979581679