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Overview

  • 19 References 16 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Arabic (North Levantine), English, French; learning Greek (modern), Hebrew (modern), Turkish
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Journalist and translator
  • Yes.
  • From Geelong, Australia / Exeter, Devon
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About Me

Journalist, currently bouncing between Cyprus and Lebanon. Also an Arabic translator. One day I'll give it up and become a farmer.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hosting, coffee, beer.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

It's like normal surfing, but with couches.

Interests

Permaculture, music, languages, people.

  • horses
  • writing
  • cooking
  • traveling
  • music
  • surfing
  • journalism
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Neset Ertas, Nas and Damien Marley, Nitin Sawhney, Muhammad Abdu, Niyaz, Vivaldi, Haydn, Nirvana, J S Bach, George Orwell, Paul Theroux, Massive Attack, Marcel Khalife, William Dalrymple, Yasmine Levy, Avichai Cohen, Radiohead.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I learned to ride horses in Bethlehem.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-writing-competition/8581488/Just-back-a-short-ride-from-the-church-bells-of-Bethlehem.html

Teach, Learn, Share

London is too expensive, don't move there.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Cooking, languages, music, fun.

Countries I’ve Visited

Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mali, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Turkey, United Kingdom

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