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Overview

  • 7 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian; learning German
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Stage lighting technician/Rigger
  • IT, Graphic Design, Arts
  • From Lazio, Italy
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About Me

Hi there,
I guess I'm a very genuine person, straight forward but sensitive, who always try to be friendly, kind and honest towards himself and other.
With the right people I can be very playful, cheeky, talkative, with a witty and sarcastic sense of humour. I love to engage in long conversations usually in front of wine glasses or coffee mugs.
Total cat person here.

I'm currently living in New Zealand (Auckland), but I've lived in Australia for almost five years (Melbourne and Brisbane) and in Germany (Berlin) for about a year and a half.
I'm always doing short one or two days trip by car around North Island's regional parks, mostly camping, hiking and rock climbing. Hit me up if you'd like to join me...

I've always loved travels, nature and outdoors, to explore and get lost, to "discover", not only places, but people, ideas, methods, cultures.
I've studied art and visual communication, I work as a stage lighting technician and Rigger in the entertainment industry, so I mainly work in art galleries, festivals, theatres, events. I also do rope access and abseiling, and I would love to use this skill into photography and research projects.
Wherever I am, I like to go to art exhibitions and gigs, cooking/eating local food, explore and visit historical sites and meet new interesting people and listen to their stories.

Sportwise I like martial arts and self defence like Krav Maga and Eskrima other than that Rock Climbing, Swimming, Horse Riding, Kayaking and Mountain Biking.
I'm always ready to help and to get active with my host, but I also know when is the right time to relax and appreciate the moment...

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm here as I always loved the project since it's beginning and I think is the best way to ravel and get to know the culture of the country you're visiting.

Interests

DIY, off the grid, gardening, arts, music, food, movies, rock climbing, books, travels, tattoos, graphic design, board games, gigs, theatre, stage lighting, photography, nature, animals, camping, hiking, martial arts and so many more :D

  • animals
  • arts
  • culture
  • books
  • design
  • graphic design
  • photography
  • tattoos
  • festivals
  • dining
  • cooking
  • gardening
  • movies
  • board games
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • martial arts
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • historic sites
  • theatre
  • organic farming
  • puppetry
  • nature conservation
  • wildlife conservation

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Hope Sandoval, Gravenhurst, Jason Molina, Tropic of Cancer, Jeff Buckley, Pink Floyd, Bryan Ferry, Vangelis, Harold Budd, George Michael, Jon Hassell, King Crimson, Robert Fripp, Brian Eno, Miles Davis, Radiohead, Massive Attack, Leonard Cohen, Portished, Leftfield, Primal Scream, Charles Bradley, Queen, Bobby Womack, The cinematic orchestra, Yann Tiersen, Bill Evans, Bohren Und der club of gore, Jimi Endrix, Sixto Rodriguez, Sonic Youth, Gravenhurst, Songs Ohia, Depece Mode, Phil Collins, Talk Talk, Vincent Gallo and many, many more...

Movies:Blade Runner, The Conversation, 9 and a half week, Indiana Jones, Escape from New York/Los Angeles, Mad Max Trilogy, Top Gun, The Wall, Once upon a time in the west, Spagetti western and detective movies, Chinatown, Five Easy Pieces, Batman/Batman return, Big trouble in china town, Fellini, Monicelli, La dolce vita, 8 and 1/2, David Lynch, Jack Nicholson, The million dollar hotel, Arizona dream, Santa Sangre, Italian 60/70ies movies and much, much more...

Books: Jo Nesbø, Hunter S. Thompson, Bruno Munari, Harry De Luca, Robert Walser, Charles Bukowsky, Stefano Benni, art and music magazines, Life, National geographic.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

My first one way ticket to Australia in 2011...probably the best choice I've made in my entire life.
When I was younger I've worked with artists like Radiohead, Depeche Mode, George Michael, Genesis, Metallica and many more.
Rock climbing in the Blue Montain in New South Wales, Australia, train Eskrima in Philippines, walk part of the great wall in China, travel the entire Vietnam on a motorcycle, swim in the dead sea in Israel...

Teach, Learn, Share

Right now I really want to get into puppetry, theatre acting and gardening.
Always interested in learning about local cooking, play music instruments, art, hunting, martial arts, sailing...

What I Can Share with Hosts

My help in any of their needs, with a fun, practical, keen and motivated personality. Traditional Italian meals, cheeky jokes, a good fellow to join you in any of your adventures.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Monaco, New Zealand, Philippines, Puerto Rico, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Germany, Italy, New Zealand

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