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Wandering around this wonderful and vibrant concrete jungle.
I studied English Philology and Modern Languages in Salamanca, Spain. I am currently working as English teacher while I study an MA on Literary Theory and write for small magazines and newspapers. I write short stories, poetry, articles... I love reading and watching films (and writing about them!) As a result, I tend to be curious and passionate about culture.
I'm quite hilarious, or at least that is what my friends think! I tend to be really optimistic and happy, and of course I am friendly and open minded. I love talking as much as listening, there is nothing better than a good conversation.
Quoting one of my favourite writers, Lord Byron, my philosophy would be "eat, drink and love, the rests not worth a fillip." I would also add "discover" for that is the point of travelling ando "empathize", as we have to construct a world in solidarity is more than a mere word.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Incredible. I've met so many amazing human beings I have not really words to describe this experience. I have hosted a couple of times and be hosted many more, and each of the times I met someone thanks to this site I just felt happiness.
"The road is life" – Jack Kerouac.
Literature and films, overall. I really appreciate literature and its manifestations in the culture of each country. I'm also interested in languages, and so travelling for me amazing, yet I will visit really different countries. I like to talk about politics, always being respectful and tolerant. Oh, and food is also really important to me (and beer, naturally)
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: Led Zeppelin, Kyuss, Jimi Hendrix, Arctic Moneys, The Doors...
Films: Cinema Paradiso, Die Fetten Jahre sind vorbei, La Chinoise, Novecento, Les 400 coups, The Dreamers...
Books: The Catcher in the Rye, Matigari, On the Road, Dharma Bums, HOWL, The House of Hunger, The Unbereable Lightness of Being...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
- Meeting the daughter of my favourite poet, Rafael Alberti.
- Surviving while traveling solo (that was actually hard)
Teach, Learn, Share
I teach Spanish because I love my culture, and so the Latin American. Both are my passions. I always strive to give the people I meet everything I know or I am passionate about, as well as listening and learning myself.
What I Can Share with Hosts
A wide range of anecdotes, impressions about culture –of course beer– and my passion for seeking the utopia.
Countries I’ve Visited
Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Wales
Countries I’ve Lived In
Spain, United Kingdom