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Overview

  • 3 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Project owner & Childcare Manager
  • Post Graduate
  • From Meaux - France
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

World Tour - Asia / Oceania / South America / Central Amercia

ABOUT ME

We are a friendly couple who plan to do a world tour during one year : about 18 country in all!

We met each other during high school and are together since 9 years... we plan to celebrate 10 years of couple in Easter Island!

After healing of Alex's Leukemia, we would like to enjoy life! It was our dream before Alex's disease... now we can do it!

The world tour is the opportunity for both to discover the lives of the local population. Indeed we want to be close to people in order to learn about customs, languages, gastronomy and so on! So this experience is a great human experience that allow us to share, exchange and live moment together!

PHILOSOPHY

> "We live once!"
> "laughing is specific to humans!"
> "Never give up!"
> There is no such thing as 'random'. If something happen because it was written.
> "Just Do It!"

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

We will be glad to help you to give a hand for cooking (Alex) or baby-sit (Barbara).

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

During one year, Alex went in England in order to study and lived in multicultural house with people from abroad: portugal, poland, china, spain, angola, russia and so on!
Moreover Alex when he was child (12 to 16 years old), went several times in Bournemouth for language courses and was welcomed by english host family.

During studies Alex lived during one year with people around the world and when he was child we went several times in england in order to do

housemates from around the world (Portuguese, polish,chinese, korean, japenese, spanish . So he is used to live with others

Interests

Barbara :
> Health : Nurse and childcare manager. She's fan and expert about childcare problematics.
> Sports : swimming, footing, taekwondo
> Traveling and exploration
> Games : Nintendo - Mario Bros, Dancing

Alex :
> Sports : Kendo (3rd Dan) and begin how to be referee / Tennis / Diving
> Personal development
> Traveling and discover new cultures (Bachelor of arts in International Management)
> Cooking... like to cook and eat!
> Games : X-Box 360 - Fable, Skyrim, Devil May Cry, Street Fighter, PES, FIFA

  • arts
  • dancing
  • cooking
  • traveling
  • scuba diving
  • sports
  • boxing
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • world cup
  • languages
  • nursing

Music, Movies, and Books

Barbara :
Music : All french music... she's a human jukebox!
Films : Twilights, romantic movies, comedy movies
Books : Childcare, Marc Levy, Guillaume Mussot and so on

Alex :
Music : Rock (60's and now), Blues, jazz
Movies : Super-Heros films (Batman, spider-man, Avengers, etc.); All Tim Burton Films, Fantastic movies, Asian films, comedy movies and so on
Books : Paulo Coelho, Jules Verne, Bernard Werber
Mangas : Dragonball Z, One Piece, Naruto, Bleach, Miyazaki cartoons and so on
Series : Games of Thrones, Walking Dead

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Life and world still have a lot o show us!

> Barbara : resign from my job in order to do the world tour!

>Alex : Since 3 years I'm out of leukemia (cancer of blood)... so I lived with an other way of life that's why we do a world tour.
>Both : To be always together (9 years) after Alex test and want to enjoy life.

Teach, Learn, Share

The simple act of teaching is a learning;)
The aim of world tour is to learn a lot about the others, customs, languages and strengthen humility!

> Barbara :
I'm a nurse and specialized for childcare. I Manage 18 people and 51 child everyday of life. So I could give some advice about management and give a hand for healthcare.

> Alex:
I could teach Kendo (sports). As consultant on project management, I can give a hand to build, prepare and realize projects (social, sustainable development, IT).

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Portugal, Thailand, Tunisia, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, United Kingdom

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