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Live with my eyes wide open.
Well, as I said before, I love to learn. I'm curious, open-minded and also very passionate. I like to discover different ways of living and meeting new people. It's crucial to me to try not to have prejudices against different cultures or lifestyles.
"All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince
I think it's essential to keep a look filled with amazement and wonder in relation to the world we have around us.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I contact other participants. And I surf their couches. And this way, I meet other Couchsurfers ! :-)
I surfed many couches in 2007, when I did a round-trip in Europe. I enjoyed every single one of them, because it made me meet so many wonderful persons and discover more about their countries. It's the best way to travel !!
Music, arts, literature, history, theater, travels, meeting new people
Music, Movies, and Books
There's so many...
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Kills, The Beatles, Arcade Fire, Queen, Sigur Ros, Feist, Mozart, Beethoven, Patrick Watson, Radiohead, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Metric, Cat Power, MGMT, The Tallest Man on Earth, Lykke Li, Agnes Obel, The Knife, Adele, Amy Winehouse, Trentemoller, The Andrew Sisters, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Beach House, M.I.A., Santigold, The Black Keys, First Aid Kit, Bon Iver, Bonobo, Calvin Harris, Daft Punk, Justice, Kanye West, Hot Chip, Johnny Cash, Kid Cudi, etc.
Across the Universe, Pan's Labyrinth, Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulin, Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Finding Neverland, C.R.A.Z.Y., Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare before Christmas, Memento, Donnie Darko, The Matrix trilogy, Modern Times, Shaun of the dead, L'auberge espagnole, Les Poupées Russes, Hiroshima mon amour, Requiem for a dream, Fight Club, The science of sleep, The Edukators, The Life of Others, etc.
The Alchimist (Paulo Coehlo), The Perfume (Patrick Süskind), The Lord of the Rings trilogy, L'écume des jours (Boris Vian), Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury), 1984 (George Orwell), His dark materials (Philip Pullman), Le Petit Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry), Demian (Hermann Hesse), Le nez qui voque (Réjean Ducharme), King Lear (Shakespeare), Soie (Alessandro Barrico), and so many more...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Notre-Dame-de-Paris, the wicked churches of Praha, the glowing snow in Finland, the medieval streets of Tallinn, Estonia, magical Iceland's biggest glacier, the Vatnajôkull, the glitzering beauty of Stockholm's islands, the Valley of the Kings/Queens in Luxor, Egypt, from a hot-air balloon, and many more :)
Teach, Learn, Share
I think we can learn something new about ourselves and the world with every single person that we meet. That's also what makes Couchsurfing so great!
In risk of repeating myself, I think I have a good capacity of amazement, if I can say it like that, and I hope I can "contaminate" you with it :P !
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In