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Overview

  • 1 reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Italian; learning German, Spanish
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2017
  • Student
  • Journalism
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

Hey there! I'm a journalism student who loves to travel and discover new people and places. I'm fond of painting, music, writing, reading and cinema. I write often stories and poems about the places I visit and the people I meet. I'm a free spirit who's eager to get in contact with new cultures and share awesome adventures. I like going out in the evening, hiking in the nature, visiting museums and places or even drinking some beer or shots. I'm flexible and open-minded and I respect each culture.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm on couchsurfing because I love to meet people from all walks of life, sharing with them awesome moments and learning lots of new things! Travelling is also one of my addictions, so I think Couchsurfing is the perfect place where I can find people that share my same passion :)

Interests

  • writing
  • poetry
  • cooking
  • technology
  • reading
  • traveling
  • painting
  • sports
  • nature

Music, Movies, and Books

Top 5 songs of the moment :

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Can't Stop
Songhoy Blues - Soubour
Sufjan Stevens - Mystery of Love
Bob Dylan - Mr Tambourine
Primitive Radio Gods - Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money In my Hand

But I like every kind of music, and I like to discover new genres!

Movies: The Departed, The Thin Red Line, La Dolce Vita, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Whiplash ...
My favorite movie directors: Scorsese, Tarantino, Fellini, Truffaut, Hitchcock, Ingmar Bergman, Charlie Chaplin.

Top 5 Books :

1984 - George Orwell
Short Stories - Lovecraft
Howl - Allen Ginsberg
Siddharta - Herman Hesse
Illuminations - Arthur Rimbaud

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

First adventure : I went to explore a Michigan forest with a friend one night. We didn't have any light. It was scary at the beginning. But then it was magic and wonderful. I could see the whole starry sky above my head. It was awesome!

Second Adventure : I hired a moto-taxi driver and travelled with him through the savannah in the northern part of Benin. The road was full of ponds and holes. We met a lot of people during the trip such as "Peul" sheppherds, villagers, travellers, children and many other folks ! Then we entered in a forest and climbed a mountain. We finally reached a huge waterfal and we swam in its small lake. It was amazing !

Teach, Learn, Share

Let's teach and learn all together :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

I'm a good cook and I can make and teach you some Italian dishes (pasta, meat, salads, rice, cakes ...). I know well three languages - Italian, French and English - and I can teach you some cool words. I love life and I'm eager to meet new people and discover new places. I'm even a good talker and listener, since I like to listen to other people and I'm curious to know their stories! Most of all : I'm always positive and I try to cheer up everybody !

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Benin, France, Italy, United States

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