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  • 102 References 36 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian
  • 48, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • Professional
  • Degree in economics
  • From Taranto, Italy
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About Me


Mediocrity knows nothing different from itself, talent instantly recognize genius (A. Conan Doyle)


I prefer others to say wich are my best qualities.
They usually say that I am a brillant guy, intelligent, self ironic and... modest!!! ;-))
I love sea, and sailing is my real great passion.
Beside this I am quite an athletic man who loves to be always in motion.


I always try to feel in others people's shoes, but it is impossible to do it, if you do not put away cultural and racial barriers.
Sincerity and respect are the best gift a man can be grateful for.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


By now I am City Ambassador for Bertinoro and contributing to develop the network in my area.


I have been in Moscow, Barcelona, New York, Lisbon, Edinburg and Dublin with Couchsurfing. There is no better way to travel and know people's way of living in other countries.


Saling, theatre, travelling abroad, reading, knowing new people and cultures.

  • culture
  • boating
  • reading
  • traveling
  • magic
  • sailing

Music, Movies, and Books

I especially like history and war movies, science fiction but love cinema and theatre in all their aspects.
Ritm n' blues, soul, rock. Sting, U2, Euritmics, Peter Gabriel, Jamiroquay, Pink Floid, Mina, Bennato, Dalla, Battisti, De gregori. I love live music events, all kind ;-)
Conan Doyle, Safran Foer, Richler, Manfredi, Camilleri, Dostoevskij, Calvino, Kafka are some of the last authors I have read something of.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Once I was sailing south in the mediterranean in a full moon night. Some dolphins came to visit my boat. It has been probably the most magic moment in all my life.

Teach, Learn, Share

I love to learn others' peoples way of living, funny traditions and culture.
Of course I can teach Italian.

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