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Overview

  • 13 references 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German; learning Swahili, Turkish
  • 24, Male
  • Member since 2020
  • Intern at L'Equipe, Sports newspaper, Paris
  • Rennes School of Business
  • From Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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About Me

Hi there!

My name is Augustin. I'm studying economics in a French business school. I'm about to finish my master in a few months. My last academic experience is in Istanbul, Turkey where I live for 6 months. So far, my experience is much more vibrant and unique than I expected: the landscapes are sensational, the people I met are great.

I am open to new travels and new encounters. After discovering Couchsurfing, I quickly became addicted to it. Whenever I travel I am disappointed when I don't use Couchsurfing. So often in these situations, I try to improvise and knock on doors or hitchhike around.

I have 3 passions: international cuisine, outdoor sports and drumming.

-I can cook typical french meals and I would be very interested to learn cooking on Couchsurfing and share my skills with my guest/host. For me it's more than a hobby but I still have a lot to learn. Cooking is an endless experience.

-I love outdoor sports: sailing, hiking, cycling (and I'm also a big fan of football, tennis, handball). Combining visits with my passion for sports is a must. Doing it with the people I meet on Couchsurfing is a dream.

- Percussion: I have played in several bands and I love discovering new artists at festivals. I love rock music with different influences (such as Turkish rock bands) and many more.

Finally, I am open to all discussions. Talking about our cultural connections is something I enjoy. I've learned a lot from traveling with Couchsurfing and I'm sure I'm just at the beginning of my learning.

To communicate, I speak French, English fluently. I can also speak German at a medium-high level (I understand easily but speak slowly)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I am here to meet people, have a great time with my guests or as a guest, laugh, learn, cook, share, debate, discover new spaces, doing party and sleep...
I'm here to share what I have and most important to learn from meeting locals. The world is a book and those who do not travel with Couchsurfing read only one page

Interests

  • traveling
  • music
  • drums
  • skiing
  • handball
  • hitchhiking
  • football
  • biking

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I am a big fan of biking. I cycled 2000 km across Europe with my friends. And I am always looking for new challenges!
I worked as a football coach in Tanzania

What I Can Share with Hosts

My place, my passion for cooking, for percussion or for outdoor sports. We are here to spend good times

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cabo Verde, Canada, Denmark, England, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Norway, Oman, Romania, Senegal, Sweden, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Germany, Tanzania, Turkey

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