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Benjamin MAGNIN

Aix-en-Provence / Les Milles, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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Overview

  • 127 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French; learning German, Russian, Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Sport, Studies, Work, Travel, Culture
  • My education has been cool but enoug...
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Plan my next trip ...

ABOUT ME

I am a tall but kind french guy. I really like my country even if I am currently a little tired about my city of Paris. I passed a mechanical engineering diploma in 2005 and a Master of Management in 2007 before travelling during 6 months around the world and to experience the world via the CS way. I visited Thaïland, Malaysia, Singapour, Australia, New-Zealand, United States, Mexico and Canada. During this trip I met a lot of 'weird' but interesting people. Then I keep working in the IT and PLM area before decided to quit again to enjoy the South America ... I'm a very sportive man who try to develop his skillz to the outdoor activites to really enjoy nature and wildlife. I like all kind of music, I like reading and discovering new things in this area. I am in love with a very beautiful french woman and we are taking care of our young 4-year old princess.

PHILOSOPHY

Cool but decided to make my own life a really beautiful life.

DON'T DREAM IT, DO IT !!!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have been hosted by very friendly guys all around the world during my world trip and now I take a real pleasure to host people from everywhere.
Hope i am going to improve my deutch and my russian oral skills by this way.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

A lot of very interesting chats and experiences to keep enjoying and understanding the countries we travelled. Of course sometimes it is not so interesting but as Forrest Gump says "Life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you are gonna get!"

I could write a book to explain the kindness of my hosts or surfers from everywhere around the world.

Interests

Sports, Outdoor activites, Reading, Music, Travelling, New Technologies, French and parisian History, Central Asia history and Silk Road readings ...

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Fightclub, Apocalypse Now, Las Vegas Parano, Twelve Monkeys, Stalker (of the best director movie I ever seen: Tarkovski of course) and a lot of French movies.

Music: Zone Libre vs. Casey, Kill City, Courtney Love, Rock music, French rap music and everything in festivals or concerts.

Books: Beat generation, Music chronicles, Gonzo journalism and of course the French and Russian Literature ... everything about the Silk Road and Central Asia history.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Win the national french handball championship, Skydive in New Zealand and in Mimizan with OJB, Travel around the world during 6 months, Become the happy father of a little princess, On-going Discovering of South America ...

Teach, Learn, Share

I can learn Physical, Chemical stuffs, Handball, French language, French History, French songs ...

Countries I've Visited

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Macedonia, Malaysia, Martinique, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Countries I've Lived In

France

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