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  • 6 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Norwegian Bokmål, Spanish; learning German, Italian, Swedish
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Chef / Photographer
  • Quite well i suppose ;)
  • From Mexico (Mexico City and Cuernavaca), Paris, France and Norway
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About Me


Travel around the world, share my culture, learn other's. Cook and discover new food!

Update: I have currently moved to Italy to try a new project in Mexican cuisine, opening a restaurant outside Turin.
Still wanting to meet new people and travel to the surrounding areas.

The past 5 years had been quite a crazy time for me, moving between Mexico-Paris-Norway-Mediterranean, and finally back in Mexico.
I'm a Chef, therefore i love learning about new recipes, cooking and having a great time. I have lived in Cuernavaca and Mexico City, Mexico; Paris, France and Stavanger, Norway. I consider myself as a mixture of these 3 cultures.


Como me respondas, yo te respondo.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I can offer advices for traveling/moving/going through Mexico.
I can host if you need a place to stay
I can take you for a tour around the city and visit different touristic areas.
I can cook for you, and also eat what you want to cook.
Simply go for a drink/coffe, a good meal, or hanging out.
Just ask!


I hosted many times while i was living in Paris, then i did it again when i was back home in Cuernavaca. Ive been surfing couches in Norway and Austria, all great experiences.


-Mexican Cuisine, French Cuisine, Italian Cuisine, Scandinavian Cuisine, German Cuisine, and other countries specialities.
-Nature photography, mountains, lakes, wildlife...
-Practise my english, spanish, french, and learn more norwegian and german
-Snowboarding, mountain bike, camping, jogging, fishing,

  • wildlife
  • culture
  • photography
  • dining
  • cooking
  • recipes
  • breakfast
  • mexican food
  • drinking
  • tv
  • traveling
  • magic
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • camping
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • sports
  • tennis
  • languages
  • lakes
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

I like all kind of music; mainly rock; alternative; indie; pop; metal; but im open to most genres.. probably all except rap. reggae and genres alike.
I like to know bands from other countries too.
I read a lot and i preffer novels of isabel allende or paulo cohelo; also brian jacques, stephen king, etc..

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Cooked for the Mexican Ambassador to France in Paris
Made breakfast for some Tennis players at the Hilton Arc de Triomphe during Roland Garros Tournament
Walked for hours on the glaciers in Iceland
Swam in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland
Saw Monica Bellucci in Champs Elysees in Paris
Snowboarding in Ebnit, Austria
Crossed Abbey Road in London
Walked in the middle of a snowstorm in Norway
Had a cooking show and interview which was on national TV
Took amazing pictures from an helicopter in Norway
Spent several months sailing onboard the Disney Magic across the Mediterranean

Teach, Learn, Share

As feedback; i can show others my culture; also the language.. mexican food; mexican bands; etc..
im not a pro in photography but i know some things. so i can teach that as well.
and im a chef ; so i can also cook new things. and id like to learn some forgein meals etc. itd be very interesting.
Im good at mountain biking;.

Id like to learn snowboard, languages;

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Guinea-Bissau, Italy, Mexico, Norway

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