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I have been living in Istanbul 2013-2016 working as casting director, actor, painter and Italian language teacher. Now I'm back to my hometown Arezzo.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I used to organize several CS activities in Italy and in Istanbul.
Hosting & "couchsurfing" a lot.
Some of my CS guests and hosts have become great friends of mine, although not keeping in touch much. Anyway through CouchSurfing I have experienced unpleasant situations too. Unfortunately a lot of people misuse this wonderful community of travellers considering it just as a free of charge alternative to hostels.
recycling materials into art objects
Music, Movies, and Books
the sound of rivers, the sounds in metro and railway stations
Dead Can Dance, Madredeus, Mercan Dede, Tindersticks, Radiohead, Bonobo, Interpol, Tori Amos, PJ Harvey, Portishead, Tool, David Sylvian, Swans, bossanova music, the early Prince, the early Depeche Mode, A Perfect Circle, the early The Cure, Lycia, Cocteau Twins, Alpha, The Sundays, Piano Magic, Zoar
Abbas Kiarostami, Sally Potter, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jane Champion, Wim Wenders, Lech Majewski, Michelangelo Antonioni, Milcho Manchevski
Virginia Wolf, Haruki Murakami, Paul Bowles, Hanif Kureishi, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Ismail Kadare, everything about Iran, Afghanistan, Sub Saharian Africa
PAINTINGS by:Beato Angelico, Segna di Bonaventura, Filippo Lippi, Hyeronimus Bosch, Jan Van Eyek, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
DECORATIONS:Safavid style (Iranian-Islamic)
CITIES I LOVED:Esfahan, Perth, Damascus, Singapore
Teach, Learn, Share
I don't like much teaching. I love learning. Above all I adore sharing
Countries I’ve Visited
Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State, Yemen
Countries I’ve Lived In