Serif Yenen (born 17 May 1963) is a Turkish travel specialist, travel writer, tourist guide and travel film-maker. He wrote “Turkish Odyssey” in English, the “first cultural guidebook of Turkey ever written by a Turk”. He is the producer, director and writer of Istanbul Unveiled, an award-winning travel documentary with eight international awards so far.
Yenen gives lectures in the US and Turkey about travel in Turkey, Turkish history and culture. The majority of his lectures are in academic communities. His guidebooks are used as textbooks or are on suggested reading lists at various universities, and his articles and columns are published in international magazines and national newspapers.