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Overview

  • 4 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Italian
  • 45, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • I'm a game designer. I make computer games for young chil...
  • I studied Media Studies, I have a PhD in games
  • From Montevideo
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

learning new worlds

ABOUT ME

I love to travel and I'm lucky that way since I get to travel a lot. I give a lot of conference talks around the world about children, play, computers and learning. I lived in the US (Oregon and Georgia), Denmark, Sweden, France and in my home country, Uruguay. I have taught at universities and started my own business.
I talk a lot! (that's what my friends say, at least :)
Since I travel a lot, I know that what makes a trip really great is the people you ran into. It's one thing to visit a city on your own and a hugely different thing to have a local hanging out with you. That's why I try to be a good host and that's what moved me to sign up for Couch Surfing.

PHILOSOPHY

I can't settle for a boring job.

Interests

TV Series (Mad Men, The Office, In Treatment, Six Feet Under, 30 Rock and a long list of more)

Movies (everything and anything, from obscure indie films to Hollywood blockbusters)

Toys (plastic toys, wooden toys, handmade toys, I just love toys)

Travel (the best way to spend your time and money)

  • flying
  • gardening
  • flowers
  • movies
  • tv
  • traveling
  • surfing
  • business

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-I've seen the whales in Southern Argentina.
-I've seen the frozen sea in Denmark.
-I saw a quetzal bird flying next to the pyramids in Yucatán, México.
-I toasted on the bridges between Buda and Pest.
-I watched the koalas in Australia.
-I saw a gigantic flower in Brazil.
-I ate really weird stuff in Singapore.
-Two strangers cured my back ache on a train in Italy.
-I took a nap in a Japanese garden in Tokyo.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Denmark, France, Sweden, United States, Uruguay

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