Candan Turhan was born in İstanbul in 1969. When she was 5, she has learned German; when she was 11, she has learned English; when she was 15, she has learned French and after 40, she has learned Spanish. She read, wrote, worked and traveled. She had moved Aegean when she was 34. She writes for newspaper and magazines and herself. She produces a special and delicious olive oil. Also, she is the manager at her own family business. She has dogs. She is the founder of Anka Foundation and she works there. She has an cookbook and there are a lot of book drafts that she hopes to have them published when she finishes to write.