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Jose Diaz

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Overview

  • 37 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Chinese, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • I work in insurance, when I am not c...
  • some...
  • From Panama , Panama, Panama
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Open a cute tiny restaurant-bar

ABOUT ME

I see myself as an easy-going "bon vivant" enjoying life and having fun; somewhat of an epicurean and a hedonist with a warm personality.

If it's naughty, unconventional, bizarre, anti-establishment, queer, spontaneous, kinky or just beats the routine then I'm probably game. I like to try new things and to experiment, so if you need a partner in crime I'm ready to rob the bank!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I love to host people and if time and my schedule allows. I enjoy taking my surfers to local events, shows and/or parties in order to expose them to great alternative city-life that makes Montreal famous - some of it might be hard to hear about or figure out as a traveller.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've met a myriad of surfers and so far I've surfed and hosted quite a few times, which proved to be one of the best and most gratifying experiences of travelling; to have someone extend its cozy hospitality to you when things go wrong or to have that feeling that you're giving someone a lasting impression on your culture and city.

Interests

Board games, whisky, snuggling, glitter, electro-pop, sheesha, naps, BBQs, lipstick, films & movies, the electric boogie, midnight-picknicks, thrifting, screwing up any and every language, skinny dipping, queer activism, cook-a-thons, sleepovers, flea markets, crashing at parks, silly tv shows, playing dress up, eating, artsy performances, libations, city-exploring, snow ball fights, nudism, icecream, social justice, socio-political issues, twister and biking under the rain.

I also happen to really love and enjoy cooking, dancing, hosting, scuba diving, discussions and debauchery.

Music, Movies & Books

Books:
I have not been reading as much lately, but I enjoy fiction and non-fiction alike. Reading up on queer fiction these days.

Music:
Pretty eclectic, it all depends on the mood; from Rachmaninoff to Grimes, from Kaffu Banton to Passion Pit, etc.

Movies:
Dr. Zhivago; Shortbus; Dancer in the Dark; Polyester; Seven; Vas, vis et deviens; Trainspotting; Desperate Living; The Bone Collector; Anchorman; Mulholland Drive; Otto; Up with Dead People; Taxi zum Klo; L'inconnu du lac; Blue Velvet; Team America; Donnie Darko; Il Sogniateri; Nowhere; Hunger; Y tu mama tambien; Saved by the Belles; White Fang; Ken Park and Back to the Future; to name a few.

Directors:
Gus van Sant, Lars von Trier, John Waters, David Lean, David Lynch, Pedro Almodovar, Lina Wertmuller, Gregg Araki, Aleksandr Sukorov, Rosa von Praunheim, Bruce Labruce, Steve McQueen, Xavier Dolan, and Federico Fellini,

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Had lunch twice the same day, in different time zones.

Teach, Learn, Share

I might have a bike to share for your stay.

I can show you around some of my favourite spots in the city or put you up to speed with some of the rad events happening while you are staying over.

What I Can Share With Hosts

I might have a recipe or two to share which I garantee will impress your guests.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Panama, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Panama

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