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  • 135 References 74 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Czech, Danish, German
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • language teacher and musician
  • family, life and university
  • From Iquique, Tarapacá Region, Chile
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Learn a song in every possible language!

IMPORTANT

Melbourne visitors: read our "my home" section before sending us a couch request please!!

ABOUT ME

Moved to Valparaíso at the age of 18, fell in love with this magical city, lived there for more than 6 years.

Sometimes I study, sometimes I make music, and sometimes I work as a foreign language teacher. I spent my last days back home teaching Spanish to international students, and English to my fellow chileans.

I've learned that one must embrace life as it comes; ups and downs included!

I really enjoy meeting inspiring, brave and optimistic people who march to the rhythm of their own drum:D

Languages never cease to amaze me and I'm a big fan of all sorts sounds and melodies that make you rejoice, smile and dance!!

Oh and my name's Diego (not "dieggnr")
**copy paste request red flag** hahaha

PHILOSOPHY

"El pan se parte con las manos, pero se reparte con el corazón"

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've done a fair bit of hosting and surfing here and there:)

CS has proven to be much more than just a free place to crash on. Sharing with locals and travellers has been an amazing way of discovering the diversity of this world.

Interests

New life challenges, the ocean, lakes, cities, the sound of languages, the unpredictability of solo travel, music jams, busking, working hard, working smart, exploring unusual places, creativity, education, linguistics, photography, people's diversity, people's stories, people's projects, fruits, ice cream, beer, wine, empanadas and paltas:)

Music, Movies, and Books

Un poco de todo: latin, andean, reggae, rock, cumbia chilombiana, experimental, acoustic, percussions... anything with a brass section is always tasty.

Books, movies and documentaries that inspire you to do something in the real world.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Severe earthquakes in Chile as a teenager (2005-'07). Tsunami alert, old ladies screaming, dogs going crazy and subsequent evacuation included haha.

Life at Crunchytown Melbourne (2016-'17).

87-day solo Euro trip (2016).

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you Español, English or melodica and give you some insights into Chilean culture and language (español chileno po).

I'd like to learn how to take better photos, shoot less shaky videos, cook new recipes, write songs and properly sing.

I could share a meal anytime. Though I might not always be able to host you, feel free to drop me a line if you're in town and need any help, want to play some songs, or feel like having a beer.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Probably breakfast.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Chile, New Zealand

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