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My name is Didier and I feel so fortunate that I managed to realize my lifelong dream by opening an amazing eco hostel right at the beach on the beautiful island of Hvar in Croatia. It all started with couchsurfing back in the days and that passion is still very alive. Cs is just the best initiative ever! I hosted thousands of people so far, here and in Croatia and I surfed a lot as well. All such great experiences! Meeting new people, discover the local life, sharing nice conversations about their country and culture, enjoy new places... That's the best part about travel ! So if you'd like to visit Brussels, don't hesitate to contact me :)
In 2013 I did an amazing world trip, meeting fantastic people all over the planet through CS and it gave me even more passion to host my fellow travelers who happen to pass through little old Belgium for some chocolate and beer... It learned me one thing about people... There are no strangers. Only good friends who didn't had the chance to meet each other in person yet!
When I'm in Belgium (only a couple of months during winter), I work as an independent cinematographer as well, so if you're into cinematography or photography, I would love to meet to share our passion!
More info: http://www.picture-perfect.be/
I also would like to say that CS is not to help you find a free place to stay. It's about experiencing local life, discovering local cuisine, sharing, caring, making new friends, ... So if you are just looking for a free couch, please skip my profile!
But if you're into making friends, meeting local people, sharing local life, tasting local food, etc you're very welcome! Every person who enters my life is considered a friend meaning I expect you to behave like one too. I can show you around to the nicest places, let you discover the local food in some nice restaurants if you're into that or just cook some nice Belgian home food and have a delicious local beer. Without forgetting the typical Belgian sweets like chocolate and waffels of course! If you need a map, i can provide you one if I'm not able to join you into the city because of work for example. My recommendation is 1-2 days for Brussels. Other very nice cities are definitely Bruges, Gent, Antwerpen, Namur, Dinant and the coast if the weather is nice!
So be welcome my friends... Welcome to Belgium !
Discover more about me:
Worldtrip video's: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtV5YUU8loBM5whMA_pO-uN8ArkrI7zm5
Worldtrip website: http://www.backpackingaroundtheglobe.wordpress.com
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/backpackingaroundtheglobe
Interview by a renowned French "world travel" agency about travelling the world and cinematography: http://lemondezip.fr/interview-voyageur-didier-son-tour-du-monde-en-video
Roadtrip with 9 others couchsurfers in beautiful Patagonia: https://youtu.be/a1tKsJpifYk
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
It's my pleasure to pick you up at the airport or trainstation, share my home, show you around to the nicest places, let you discover the local food in some nice restaurants if you're into that or just cook some nice Belgian home food and have a delicious local beer. Without forgetting the typical Belgian sweets like chocolate and waffels of course! If you need a map, i can provide you some about Brussels, Bruges, ... Other very nice cities worth a visit are definitely Bruges, Gent, Antwerpen, Namur, Dinant and the coast if the weather is nice!
Hosted thousands of people so far, both here & in Croatia and enjoying the fact to have friends all over our blue planet! Glad to share those experiences and friendships...
Travelling, discovering the beauty of other cultures & countries, windsurfing, kitesurfing, snowboarding and many more...
Music, Movies, and Books
My interests are vast in this matter... Just like a nice blend of it all !
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
An amazing trip around the world in 2013 !!
Watch the videos here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtV5YUU8loBM5whMA_pO-uN8ArkrI7zm5
And read all about it:
And starting my very own eco-hostel in Hvar, Croatia where I can host travellers in my very own little paradise :D Join me @ http://www.castawayhvar.com
Teach, Learn, Share
I can share my languages or my passion for watersports, photography and moving arts. I'm a professional cinematographer and sharing the beauty of my passion is something I love to do!
What I Can Share with Hosts
A genuine couchsurfing experience !
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Côte d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Laos, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Russian Federation, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In