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I'm an easy-going gay man who likes to meet people from all over the world. I recently moved to São Paulo. I have hosted many people when I lived in Amsterdam.
I consider myself a friendly guy who's open ti learn about new things and other cultures.
I know it doesn't sound very original, but nevertheless it's true: Treat others like you want to be treated yourself. We're not alone on this planet and it's amazing that with a very small gesture you can actually make someone's day!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Until now I've mainly hosted when I lived in Amsterdam. I mostly couchsurfed with people that had stayed at my place before.
I have hosted several times and up to now it has been an amazing experience. With some couchsurfers I actually became very close friends. In my opinion couchsurfers are a special breed of people. They have something to tell and are interested in who you are. For most people it's not just about free accommodation, but much more.
Travelling, cooking, CS, culture, history
Music, Movies, and Books
I'm a little double with this: I love movies with a message, that really make you think and about which you can philosophise for hours. At the same time I also like detectives and read authors like John Grisham and Wilbur Smith that are not exactly high-level literature.
Favourite movies: Fate Ignoranti, Mine Vaganti, O Auto da Compadacida, Do Começo ao Fim, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Goodbye Lenin, Oeroeg, Avatar.
I'm very much interested in other countries and cultures and in what's happening in the world. I read the news several times a day and can spend hours on Wikipedia.
My music taste is very diverse (or you may call it weird ;-). I love music with ethnical/folk influence: fado, Greek, Israeli, Ethiopian, Brazilian, etc.
My favourite artists are Mariza, Rihanna, Marisa Monte, Harel Skaat, Harel Moyal, ABBA, Sarbel, Céline Dion (especially in French), etc.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Joining CS. It has changed my life!!!
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach languages, Dutch culture and history. I like to talk about culture, politics, religion, cooking, movies, etc.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Montenegro, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Venezuela
Countries I’ve Lived In
Brazil, Netherlands, United Kingdom