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  • Fluent in Dutch, English, French; learning German, Italian, Spanish
  • 65, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Sales (professional). Singing, reading, (classical) music.
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

1: ...making sure that my surfers never forget Gent... (usually it works, unless they don't remember, which has to do with the next point :) )
2: ...spreading the Belgian beer culture all over the world...

ABOUT ME

grumpy, cripple, lazy, naive, clumsy, poor, shy, selfish

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PHILOSOPHY

memento mori

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Mostly hosting, and surfing when i go on trips. Proud about the "city-and-beer tour".

In my opinion, CS is not about a free bed. It's much more: it 's about people. You have to do an effort for it.

IF I don't reply (VERY rare), then your request is not good enough. Go happily elsewhere.

Sorry, have to calm down a bit, healthwise. So here's the trick: The first thing mentioned in your request should be: YES, I WILL GLADLY DO DISHES IF YOU HOST ME! :) Then the chance i'll reply is about 100%, IF i'm there. And i might host you aswell, but only in weekends (max 2 weekends a month!). Sorry, have to...

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

HOSTED:=====-> 2008----------* Etai & Shira 16-17 August (Israel): Sea food* Conor 20-22 August (Ireland): Lebanese pizza* Ningxi 23 August (China/USA): Belgian* Yuliya 27 August - 1 September 2008 (Bulgaria): African, Asian wok* Lyubina 30-31 August (Bulgaria): African, Spanish, Asian wok* Carlos & Alfonso 28-29 September (Spain): Italian* Abdurrahman 3-4 October (Turkey): Belgian fries* Eric 22-24 October (Canada): Spanish* Helen 17-19 November (Tasmania): Chinese, Belgian fries* Simone 19-21 November (Italy): escaped* Max 02-04 December (France): Steakhouse, and back...* James 05-07 December (Florida, USA): Turkish, Mexican* Dorothy 06 December (Hongkong/Norway): Mexican* Nonna, Maria, Yordan, Alexander 10 December (Bulgaria, Germany): Asian wok* Lyubina, Georgi, Nicolai 30 December (Bulgaria): Exotic

-> 2009----------* Mari, Bola, Victor 2-4 Januari (Spain): Belgian fries, "Bulgarian"* Fatema & Zulfikar 3 Januari (India): Belgian fries* Maria, Nonna, Julia, Lyubina, Marin 29 Januari ( Germany, Bulgaria): goodbye dinner: seafood* Arne 24-25 Februari (Belgium): Belgian food* Jakob 6-9 & 15-16 March (Tennessee, USA): North African & Belgian fries* Greg 18-24 April (Massachusets, USA): Turkish, Indian & Belgian fries* Mark 9-12 May (Australia): Turkish, Spanish* Jeannine, Gilbert, Guillaume 22-23 May (France): Irish, Belgian fries* Kathy, Jutta 23-24 May (Germany, Finland): Indian, Belgian fries* 4 aces: Dave, Math, Julien, Sam 26-28 May (Canada): "Chez Arnie", Turkish* Mery 27-29 June (Bolivia): Greek, Belgian fries* Pavel 3-5 July (Russia): Belgian* Alejandra & Daniel 10-12 July (Argentia & Brazil): Belgian & LOKRO* Amy & Charlene 12-13 July (UK): Belgian fries* Chin 16-17 July (Hong-Kong)* Icha & Kanthy 19-22 July (Indonesia): Belgian fries, North African* Steffi & Adrian 20-22 July (Germany): Belgian fries, North African* Dragos 22-24 July (Romania): Belgian fries (3x!!!)* Fatema & Zulfikar 24-25 July (India): Belgian fries (or so) & Indian breakf..no! ...brunch!* Sara & Ian 24-28 July (North Carolina, USA): Belgian fries, Indian breakf...no! ...brunch! & "chez Philippe", Belgian* Carola & Jakub, Yuliya 25 + 26 July (Poland, Bulgaria): Indian breakf... no! ...brunch! & "chez Philippe"* Renzo 5-7 August (Venezuela): Belgian* Peter 6-8 August (Hungary): Belgian, Indian* Colin & Daniel 7-11 August 09 (Florida, USA): Indian, Belgian fries* Ferdi 20-22 August (Austria): Belgian, Belgian fries* Sylvain & Stephan 18-19 September (Canada): Belgian* Riccardo & Andrea 19-20 September (Italy): Thai* Munmun, Marta, Johanna, Hadewych, Philippe 25 September (India, Angola, Belgium): goodbye dinner: Vietnamese* Paul & Jeroen 18-19 Oktober (Netherlands): Afrikaans* Mira 19-20 October (Poland): Belgian fries* Xenia & Philip 23-25 October (Germany): Belgian, Belgian fries* Ingo 20-23 November (Germany): Thai* Patricia, Mariska & Ruben 5-7 December (Netherlands): Belgian fries* Sandrie 5-8 December (Indonesia): "chez Philippe", Flemish* Simone 11-12 December (Italy/Tjech): Flemish* Fernando 24-27 December (Mexico): Spare ribs* Mariana 29-30 December (Brazil): Italian

-> 2010----------* Paula & Arho 02-04 January (Finland): North African* Eva 3, 4 January (Austria): Italian, North African, Belgian fries* Eamonn & Tess 08-11 January (Tasmania), Daniel 09-11 January (Colombia): : Flemish, Belgian* Wim & Raf 23 Januari (Belgium): Greek * Romina & Alejandra 11-13 February (Argentina): Belgian fries, pizza* Audra & Ritus 4-5 March (Lituania): Flemish* Gene & GT 6-8 March (USA, Washington D.C.): Flemish, Turkish* Barbara & Mike 8-9 March (Poland & GB): Belgian fries* Nick 27-28 March (USA, California): Turkish* I-An & Ting Chun, Chen 3-4 April (Taiwan, China): Belgian fries* Uensal 13-15 May (Turkey): Belgian* Hania & Anya 23-24 May (Poland): Belgian* Elena 12-13 June (Italy): Flemish* Hayley, Katherine, Peggy & Cannif 14-18 June (Hongkong): Experimental Chinese ;), Belgian* Simone & Federico 18-19 June (Italy): Belgian fries* Mel & David 25-26 June (Canada): Flemish* Gene & Sebastien 28-29 June (USA): too much* Arne 10-11 July (Belgium): Turkish* Katarina & Andrej 13-16 July (Slovakia): exotic* Nata & Lala 16-21 July (Azerbeidjan): Flemish, ...* Sandrie 18-20 July (Indonesia): Azerbeidjan ;)* Zori, Rui 22-24 July (Bulgaria, Portugal): Flemish, Sea food* Zoltan & Leila 08-11 August (Hungary): Italian* Johnny 09-11 August (LA, USA): Italian* Andrea, Cecilia, Gioia, Gabriele 11-13 August(Italy): Flemish* Katie, Brecht 21-22 August (Wisconsin, USA, Belgium): Belgian fries* Sveta & Semeon 31 August-1September (Russia): Belgian fries* Laura & Petteri 6-9 September (Germany & Finland): Belgian fries, Belgian* Rumyana & Hristo 16-20 September (Bulgaria): Belgian* Mayu 17-18 September (Japan): Belgian* I-An, Huining & Chen 25-26 September (Taiwan, China): Chinese, Belgian* Pedro, Renan & Daniel 23-25 December (Brasil): Belgian* Viktorija & Lucas 24-28 December (Lituania): North-African, "chez Zach"* Zach 26-28 December (Canada): North-African, "chez Zach"* Brecht 27-28 December (Belgium): "chez Zach"* Naeem & Ehsan 28-29 December (Iran): fries, spaghetti* Jens & Jaclyn 30 December-1 January (Germany& Australia): Belgian* Celine 31 December -1 January (France): Belgian

-> 2011----------* Algimantas 11-13 Januari (Lituania): "chez Algis"* Megi & Irina 8-10 February (Bulgaria): Belgian* Rachel & Ron 14-15 February (England & Guatemala): Belgian* Bo, Kyril, Konstantin, Dimitar 2-3 March (Bulgaria): spare ribs* Brandy & Lewis 8-11 March (New York, USA): Flemish* Johnny & Pauline 3-5 April (USA, France): Italian, Belgian* Matthew 6-8 April (Canada/USA/Indonesia...): Belgian, Flemish, Belgian fries* Maewenn & Alex 19-21 April (Liege & Paris): Belgian, fries* Allen 19-22 April (Taiwan): Belgian, fries* Indah 2-4 May (Indonesia): fries, Belgian* Francesco 7-8 May (Italy): Belgian* Emerson 7-10 May (Australia): Belgian, "chez Philippe", fries* Geoffroy 13-14 May (Liege, B): Belgian, Turkish* Varujan 14-15 May (Bulgaria): too short* John 19-21 May (Finland): fries* Petty 25-26 May (Indonesia): Flemish* Elodie 5-10 June (Erquelinnes, B): fries* Nina & Ian 14-15 June (England): fries* Johnny & Pauline 23-24 June (USA & France): Belgian* Mark & Phil 27-29 June (Northern Ireland): Belgian* Damien & Alexandra 1-2 July (France & Mexico): Belgian* Wang 3-5 July (China):Belgian* Juan 4-6 July (Argentina): fries* Michelle & Mathew 6-8 July (Canada): fries, DELICIOUS breakfast "chez M&M" :)* Bruno & Klairi 6-7 July (Brasil & Greece): fries, "chez M&M"* Emeric & Lilian 11-12 July (France): fries* Chen & I-An 15-17 July (China & Taiwan): just bread & tuna* Dionne & Rianne 18-19 July (Netherlands): brunch* Vincent 19-22 July (Antwerp)* Rachel & Matt 20-24 July (Canada): "chez R&M"(2x!), fries* Agata & Karolina (>>>***200***<< Sorry, did something wrong, and now the surfers from November and December are gone...

-> 2012
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* Erik 12-16 January (Germany): Belgian
* Chris 14-16 January (Australia): Belgian
* Saulius 2-3 & Laura 2-5 February (Lithuania): Belgian
* Alexandre & Jean-Francois 3-5 February (Canada): Belgian
* Marco 14-17 February (Sardegna): Belgian
* Berenice 28-29 February (Mexico): Flemish
* JFk 3-7 & Alexandre 3-5 March (Canada): Greek, Chinese
* Sven 15-17 March (Germany): fries, Belgian
* Cecile, Lourdes, Oscar 3-4 April (Belgium, Spain): Flemish
* Natalia & Marci 4-6 April (Hungary): Belgian, fries
* Maya 7-8 April (Pennsylvania, USA): Belgian
* Monika & Artueras 10-12 April (Lithuania), Tim & Stefan (Switserland): fries, Belgian
* JFk 27 April-1 May (Canada): Chinese, Belgian
* Dan 9-12 May (New York, USA): fries, fries, fries...:)
* Matt & Matthew 5-7 June (England): Belgian
* Sean without Miranda :) 20-23 June (Utah, USA): Belgian, Flemish
* Adam 21-24 June (Hungary): Belgian *** 251***
* Stefan & Gabriela 1-2 July (Slovakia): fries
* Gary 10-11 July (China): fries
* Michal & Silvia 11-14 July (Slowakia): vegetarian
* Monika, Jeanine, Paris 14-15 July (Lithuania, South-Afrika, Mexico): too short...
* Tomas 16-18 July (Venezuela): street food
* Tobias 17-20 July (Germany): pizza
* German & Daniela 20-23 July (Colombia & Tsjech Rep.): Flemish
* William & Maxime 22-24 July (France): Flemish
* Oliver & Reni, Jiri 27-28 July (Hungary, Tsjech rep.): fries
* Magdalena 18-22 September (Bulgaria): Belgian
* Erik 10-11 October (Germany)
* Philippe & Pascale 13-14 October (France): Flemish
* Tim 31 October - 4 November (Suisse): Belgian, Italian
* Martin & Ginette 29 November-1 December (England): Belgian
* Maggy 17-18 December (Bulgaria)
* Daniel 27-28 December (Colombia): Belgian, Italian
* Muege, Ceren, Tugce, Ece 29-31 December (Turkey): Belgian

***280***

-->2013
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* Lisa, Teresa, Alexandra 02-03 January (Germany): Belgian
* Erik 22-26 January (Germany): Belgian
* Wim 25-26 January (Hungary): Belgian
* Logan 4-7 January (Kentucky, USA, Louisville): Belgian, fries
* Alana & Manuel 16-18 Februari (GB & Portugal): Belgian
* Aldo & Waylon 25-26 February (Mexico & Indiana, USA): Belgian
* Sven & Albin 27 February -1&2 March (France): Belgian, fries
* Marieta&Kiril (10-12), Hristo & Arne (9-13) March (Bulgaria): South American
* Sveto, Sylveina, Vyara 21-24 March (Bulgaria): Belgian, Bulgarian
* Ricardo 30-31 March (Mexico): Belgian, fries

***300+***

* Sarah, Laure, Thomas 19-20 April (France): fries
* Theresa & Mia, 26-28 April (Taiwan): Fries, Belgian
* Chelsey & Gael, 7-9 May (New Zealand & France): fries
* Joaquin, 27-30 May (Argentina): Belgian, fries
* Tim & Dorian, 28May-2 June (Switzerland): Belgian, Turkish
* Timm & Eva, 2-3 June (Germany & Czech Rep.): fries
* Ryan, 29 June 2 July (California, USA): Belgian, Turkish
* Andy&Rachel, 29-30 June (Wales & California, USA)
* Kim, 30 June-2 July (South Korea): Turkish
* Thibaud, 15-17 July (France): Turkish, fries
* Conner & Simon, 15-17 July (England): fries
* Guang, 17-19 July (China): spare ribs, pork head, sushi
* Noa & Elena, 20-22 July (Spain): Flemish
* Scotty & Sam, 24-25 July (Florida, USA): BELGIAN fries
* Joao, Abel, Joao, 25-26 July (Portugal): fries
* Simon & Elise, 26-27 July (Austria & Italy): Gentse Feesten
* Virginia & Basile, 26-27 July (Italy & France): Gentse Feesten
* Nicolas & Celine, 27-28 July (France & Belgium): Gentse Feesten
* Zaffira, 5-6 August (China)
* Sophia, 18-20 August (Taiwan): soup 'n sandwich, spare ribs
* Michiel & Rachelle, 21-22 August (Netherlands): fries
* Luismi, 23-24 August (Spain): Turkish, boat brunch
* Andrew, Rory & Karon, 27-29 August (New York, USA): Belgian
* Victor & Julia, 29-31 August (Ukraine): cheese 'n mustard, Turkish
* Tony, 15-19 September (England): fries, Turkish, Belgian
* Stephan 20-22 September (Germany)
* Arne & Krassi 9-12 November (Bulgaria): Belgian
* Niky % Medea 11-12 November (Bulgaria)
* Nathan & Justin 21-23 November (Texas, USA): fries, spare ribs
* Joana, Zofi, Ani, Hristo 6-9 December (Portugal, Poland, Bulgaria): Belgian, "chez Herman", fries

***355+***

-> 2014
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* Janel (31-2), Nicolas, Benjamin 31 Januari-3 February (Singapore): Multicultural, South American
* Hristo, Zofi, Martin 2-4 February (Bulgaria, Poland, Bulmany :)): South American, Belgian
* Nicolas & Celine 15-16 February (France, Belgium): Belgian
* Spencer & Sean 21-24 February (Canada): Belgian
* Bishra (15-16), Mathias, Ruslan, Adrian, Joao, Javier 13-16 March (Turkey, Germany, Russia, France, Portugal, Spain): "Gala-" dinner
* Elmar 27-28 March (Netherlands): too short
* Todd 16-18 April (USA San Diego/Berlin): Belgian, Turkish
* Ivana 19-21 April (Croatia): fries, bread & cheese
* Donall & Olga, 3-5 May (Scotland): fries, brunch :)
* Stanislav, Ivaylo, Todor, 13-15 May (Bulgaria): Belgian, fries
* Johnny & Katelynn, 17-19 May (USA): Belgian
* David & Martin, 23-25 May (Indiana, USA): Belgian
* Florence, Charlotte & Sian, 28-31 May (London, GB): Belgian
* Saket & Magda, 8-9 June (India & Poland): brunch and so...
* Emily, Paul & Julia 9-12 June (Oregon & Michigan, USA): fries, Belgian
* Santi, Alex, David & Ruben 29-30 June (Spain): fries, brunch...
* Christina 17-21 July (Hong Kong): brunch, spare ribs >>> ***400+*** <<<
* Emilia & Dorota 19-21 July (Poland): brunch, spare ribs
* David & Cristiana 21-23 July (Portugal): fries, farofa :)
* Priya & Sarvesh 24-25 July (India): Italian, Chinese
* Lawrence 25-27 July (D.C., USA): streetfood, brunch
* Chiromeisjes Elzestraat (13!) 26-27 July (Belgium): brunch
* Luc 5-6 September (Belgium): Italian
* Birte & Ulf 27-28 September (Germany): burgers, fries
* Paula & Hernan 4-6 October (Argentina): Belgian, fries
* Papa Raphael and the uncles Antoine, Olivier, Fabien, Fabrice et Jerome 25-26 October (France): Belgian
* Juan & Rocio 24-26 December (Spain, Argentina): South American
* Manuel & Deby 26-30 December ( Argentina): Belgian x 2

***435+***

-> 2015
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* Agnès & Daphné 3-5 March (France): Belgian
* Sasha, Katya, Artem, Djordje 20-23 May (2x Russia, Ukraine, Montenegro): Belgian
* Alireza 21-22 May (Iran): Belgian
* Maarten & Lisa 23-24 June (Belgium)
* Joyce 2-5 July (USA, Colorado): fries, Vietnamese
* Maria & Victor 8-10 July (Spain & Mexico): Italian, fries
* Blanca 13-14 & Maria 13-15 July (Spain): fries, Indian
* Sarah and Adam 7-9 November (New Zealand): Belgian, fries
* Olga & Donall 1-3 December (Scotland): Belgian
* Yaris 15-19 and Jacqueline 18-19 December (Taiwan): Chinese, Turkish, "Chez Yaris"
* Anton, Georgii and (M..) Paula 23-27 December (Russia): "Chez Philippe", Belgian

***460+***

--> 2016
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* Lukasz 30-31 January (Poland): Chinese, Veggie
* Tom & Justine 08-09 February (France): Belgian Valentine (!)
* Dominic, Vali, Radu 19-21 February (Romania) & Magda (Poland): "Chez Vlad"
* Böbi & Krisztian 17-20 March (Hungary): Belgian, fries
* Timofey & Alexey 5-7 May (Russia): Italian
* Dieter 14-16 May (Belgium): Indian
* Oliver & Vilma 15-17 and 19-20July (Peru & Lithuania): brunch (2x), street food
* Anja 16-18 July (Moskou/Istanbul): brunch (2x), street food
* Russ & Bob 12-14 September (Ohio & Florida, USA): Belgian
* Dragan 12-13 September ( Serbia): Belgian
* César 17-19 September (Spain): Seafood, fries
* Jenelle & Andi 30/09-02/10 (AZ, USA & Hungary): Belgian
* Dani, Sergio, Quique, Reva 12-14 November (Spain): brunch, fries

***485+***

2017
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* David & Cristina .. January (Portugal): Belgian
* Chuck Jackson 27 February - 02 March (Seattle Washington USA): Brazilian, fries
* Matthias & Clio 11-13 April (Belgium & Argentina): Chinese
* Lee 22-24 April (Canada/Israel): Belgian, Lebanese
* Natalia, Angelica, Gabriel, Rodrigo 13-14 May (Brazil): South American
* Carter, 19-21 May (NY, USA): waterzooi
* Lola, Roxana, Vicky and Mai, 01-02 July (Spain): South American
*****
***** > > > > !!! 500 !!! < < < < : Ivan Izotov, 13-15 July (Russia): Belgian, street food > > > > !!! 500 !!! < < < <
*****
* Alexandre, 17-18 July (France): too short
* Bashak & Leila, 29_30 August (Turkey): Waterzooi
* Marthe & Meishe, 2-3 August (Netherlands): fries
* Tanay, 15-21 September (India): Belgian, fries
* Tamara, Marie-Lo, Lucia, Letizia, 14-15 October (Spain): fries
* Matthias & Alexandra, 17-18 October (Hungary & Aus tria...): Italian
* Arne, 16-22 October (Bulgaria): Italian, Belgian
* Tate, Laetitia and Jasmin, 21-23 October (Australia, Austria): fries, waffles, "Chez Tate&co"
* Hendrik 21-22 October (Bruhhe): Westvleteren
* Nadine & Matthias 24-26 October (Germany, Belgium): fries
* Tim & Robin 02-05 November (Switzerland): Lebanese, Indian, fries
* Katrin ..30 November-01 December (Austria): Notfall

***522+***

2018
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* Muhittin, Kahn & Rengin 23-25 February (Turkey): Flemish, fries
* Nonna, Stanislav, Ralitsa 12-15 March (Bulgaria): Chinese, "Chez Nonna"
* Zeynep, Ehmin, Mehmet 15-16 August (Turkey): Tapas, Turkish (breakf...)(brunc...) late lunch
* Andrei 23-25 October (Mexico): Turkish
* Matthias 2-4 November (Belgium): French, Italian
* Yulya, Yordan, Hristo, Tanya 14-17 December (Bulgaria): "Chez Karishma", and more... :)
* Arne & Karishma 15 December - 8 Januari (?) (B(G), India): "Chez Karishma, Japanese, and more... :)

***540***

2019
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* Claudia 24-25 March (Germany)
* Arnaud 6-7 April (Belgium): brunch
* Sean + Ville 13-15 April (Australia + Finland): Indian
* Tatiana, Ina, Emma 19-21 April (Lituania, Bahama's, USA Florida): Italian, Belgian, brunch
* Yash + Divya 20-22 April (India): Belgian, brunch
* Alexander 2-3 May (Russia): too short
* Juha 11-13 May (Finland): Japanese
* Lisa + Manu 31 May-1 June (France): Chinese
* Joyce + Fei 6-10 June (Taiwan): Belgian, fries, "chez Joyce and Fei", Turkish
* Maksim + Uliana (Ukraine) and Surush + Eli (Iran) 27-28 July: Flemish
* Laura 1-4 August (Germany): Italian, Indian
* Daniel 5-7 September (Colombia): Greek
* Michael + Alessandra 4-6 October (Germany + Italy): Gents, "Chez Alessandra"
* Andy + Kamelia 20-22 October (Belgaria): Lobster
* Janneke + Mieke + Renske 11-15 November (France): Italian
* Chuck 22-26 November (NC USA): Italian (?)
* Arne + Karishma 15 - 30 December (Belgarindia): "Chez Karishma", Italian, Belgian, "Chez Phillippe"

***570***

2020
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* Aura 10-12 January (Mexico)
* Marie 21-22 February (Belarus): Italian

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2022
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* Carlos 14-15 April (Peru): Belgian fries
* Ece, Emine, Mine, Fatma, Sena 16-18 April (Turkey): Belgian
* Samuel & Martin 26-27 May (France): spare ribs
* Freddy 29-31 May (Israel): seafood
* Ethar 29-31 May (Sudan): seafood
* Derek & Ken 6 July (California & Ohio): fries
* Arras + Raphael 12-14 August (Austria): Flemish
* Ayse 25-27 August (Turkey): Lebanese
* Lien 26-28 August (Vietnam): Lebanese
* Oksana + Vineet 27-28 October (Ukraine + India): Flemish
* Olga 29-30 October (Canada): Vietnamese
* Isabelle + Nina 29-31 October (France): Vietnamese
* Johannes 12-13 November (Germany): Thai
* Paulo 12-13 November (Peru): Thai
* Danielle 04-06 December (Chili): Waterzooi

*** 597 ***

2023
_ _ _ _

* Illya + Iulian 11-12 February (Ukraine): Belgian
* *** 600 *** Thodoris + Lamprini 12-13 February (Greece): Chinese
* Edvart + Jacob 19-20 February (Norway): Belgian
* Shudan 14-15 April (China): Flemish
* Arne + Karishma 20-26 April (Bulgaria ;) ): “chez Philippe”, world cuisine
* Yassin (Algeria) + Mohamed (Tunisia) 6-7 May: Moroccan
* Dylan (France/USA/UK/Spain :) ) 9-12 June: African
* Angelica + Lily (Indonesia) 21-23 June: Italian
* Arne + Karishma 21-28 July (BG): "Chez Karishma", Belgian
* Joseph "Jimmy" Jimenez 12-14 October (Colombia): Waterzooi
* Zia 22-23 december (Slovenia) + Natalia, Natalia and Chrysa 22-24 december (Greece): Indonesian

*** 617 ***

2024
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* Arne, Karishma, Marin 20-24 January (Belgaria): Vietnamese, "Chez Philippe"
* Arne, Karishma 17-19 March (Belgaria): "Chez Karishma"
* Hristo + Ralitsa 22-23 March (Bulgaria): Italian
* Dimitar 5-7 April (Bulgaria): Portuguese seefood
* Emirhan 6-8 April (Turkey): Portuguese seefood
* Oliver 22-23 April (Belgium)
* Serdar + Karani 02-05 May (Turkey): Belgian
*

SURFED
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2009
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* Johan 23-27 March 2009 (Oostende, Belgium): Sea food* Lyubina 28-30 March & 7-9 April (Sofia, Bulgaria): Italian, Bulgarian* Nonna 1-3 April (Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria): Bulgarian* Niki 5-6 April (Sliven, Bulgaria): Italian, Bulgarian, tripes soup, ...

2010
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* Francesca 10-12 April (Cagliari, Sardegna): Sardegnan* Daniele 12-13 April (Villasimius, Sardegna): GREAT pizza* Elena 13-14 April (Cagliari, Sardegna): CS mix* Andrea & Cecilia 5-6 July (Montegrotto Terme, Italy): giant pizza* Elisabetta 6-7 July (Caldogno, Italy): pizza('s) ;)* Denis 7-8 July (Vicenza, Italy): pasta, best pizza napolitana* Annamaria 8-9 July (Verona, Italy): still pizza...:)* Sneha & Gobind 1 November (Jakarta, Indonesia)* Rosmeili 2-3 November (Jakarta, Indonesia): Sea food* Rendy 4 November (Bogor, Indonesia): a lot of local "delicatesses"* Icha & Kanthy: 5 November (Bandung, Indonesia): great local food* Ricky 6 November (Bandung, Indonesia) : great local food* Iwan&Nurul 7-9 November (Lombok, Indonesia): great local food & Kentucky Fried Chicken ;)* Jack&Hydra 10-16 November (Bali, Indonesia): many great local food* Greg & Nat 17-18 December (Nivelles, Belgium): fries

2011
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* Julia & Jordan 3-4, 8-10, 11-12 August (Boyana, Bulgaria): Bulgarian* Lyubina & Marin 4-5 August (Sofia, Bulgaria): Bulgarian* Arne 5-8 August (Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria): Bulgarian* Niki 10-11 August (Sofia, Bulgaria): Rakia, beers, ...* Betty & Branco 1-4 November (Caracas): pizza* Renzo 4-8 November (Araure): Venezuelan* Jose 9-12 November (Maracaibo): Venezuelan* Marco 12-14 November (Maracay): Venezuelan* Julio 15-17 November (Caracas): Venezuelan, Italian

2012
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* Lukasz 18-20 May (Krakow): Polish
* Asia 20-22 May (Krakow): Polish
* David July 31- August 7 (Toronto): Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, ...
* Eric 7-10 August (Toronto): Philipino, Caribian :)
* Stephane 10-11 August (Montreal)
* Nancy & Sylvain 11-13 August (Laval): Belgian :)
* JFk 13-16 August (Montreal): Japanese
* Mr Mathiz 16-18 August (Quebec): Subway, tower food :)
* Fred & Sandra 18-20 August (Quebec): "chez Sandra" :), Canadian
* JFk 20-21 August (Montreal): "chez Therese & Serge" :)

2013
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* Lyubina & Marin 4-5 April (Sofia, Bulgaria): pizza
* Arne 5-6 April (Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria): Bulgarian
* Hristo 6-8 April (Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria): Bulgarian
* Julia & Jordan 8-11 April (Boyana, Bulgaria): Bulgarian

* Yohan 6-8 August (Valenciennes, France): "chez Zaffira"
* Philippe & Pascale 8-10 August (Nieppe, France): "chez Pascale"
* Gilbert & Jeannine 10-13 August ("Brest", France): "chez Jeannine", "chez Christine", sea food
* Hristo & Chris 2-7 November (Coimbra. Portugal): student stuff, Cod, great local stuff (Mmmmmm! That goat!)
* Fernando 1-2 & 7-8 November (Porto, Portugal): great local dish (Francisine...?)

2014
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* Sigfried 24-26 April (Astrikas, Crete, Greece): amazing local stuff
* Kalli 27-30 April (Chania, Crete, Greece): Cretan dishes
* Iva 8-10 August (Sydrugota, Faeroer Islands): Foroeyer food :)
* Lalita & Claus 14-15 August (Aalborg, Denmark): Italian
* Lucio 8-9 November (Lentini, Sicily): "chez Lucio"

2015
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* Tim 9-12 February (Bremgarten, Switzerland): Swiss
* 12-13 February (Luzern, Switzerland): Swiss
* Dorian 13-15 February (Basel, Switzerland): Swiss
* Sunny Dai 4-6 August (Changsha, China): Chinese x 3
* Yan Lin 6-11 August (Changsha, China): Chinese x ... :)
* Shuwen Dong 14-19 August (Deqin, China): Chinese, Tibetan

2016
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* Maria Garcia Pesquera 5-10 March (Spain): TAPAS, Tapas, tapas... :)))
* Josh & Hannah 25-27 July (Melbourne, Australia)
* Tess 27-31 July (Melbourne, Australia): Italian
* Rowan 5-9 August (Sydney, Australia)
* Cheryle 12-18 August (Hobart, Tasmania): lots of pub food, Australian
* Ian 18-24 August (Brisbane, Australia): Thai, Spanish

2017
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* Tanay Bhatia 25-28 July (Mumbay): Indian (MMMMM!)
* Jitendra Chauthani 28-31 July (Poona): Indian (MMMMM!)
* Sabari Karthik July 31-5 August (Coimbatore + Ooty): Indian (MMMMM!)
* Anushila Bharali (& Manash) 7-10 August (Guwahati + Cherrapunjee): Indian (MMMMM!)
* Virender Singh 10-17 August (Delhi +...): Indian (MMMMM!)

2018
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* Hendrik 03-04 February (Bruhhe): fries, and lots of beer...
* Gülshah 02-06 April (Istanbul): Turkish
* Bashak & Leyla 06-09 April (Adana, Turkey): Adana Kebab!
* Elena 09-11 April (Istanbul): Turkish
* Mohammad Sadehi 24-26 July (Ramsar, Iran): Iranian
* Mostafa Moradi 26-28 July (Qazvin, Iran): Iranian
* Javad Qorbany 28-29 July (Qazvin, Iran): tea, fresh fruit, Iranian breakfast
* Khatere Zahedan 31 July-4 August (Isfahan, Iran): THANKS!
* Mojtaba Sadeghi 4-7 August (Shiraz, Iran): Iranian
* Amin Mohammadi Nezhad 7-8 August (Marvdasht, Iran): Iranian
* Amir Hossein Pourdavood 8-11 August (Kerman, Iran): Iranian (great goat!)
* Vafa Pirhadi 11-14 August (Tehran): Iranian, Milad tower!

2021
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* Desmond Davids 18 July - 14 August (Gobabis, Namibia): lots of local food
* Jesvonia 4-11 August (Walvis Bay): local stuff and more

2024
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Interests

Learning, understanding, cultures, general development...

-----> And NO! I don't reply on friend requests from people I have never seen before! In my opinion we should at least have met before we can be friends! <-----

  • culture
  • singing
  • dining
  • seafood
  • breakfast
  • cheese
  • beer
  • boating
  • surfing
  • mathematics

Music, Movies, and Books

- Classical (instrumental) music (listening)
polyphonian music and much more (singing)
- hundreds of books
- no films or TV

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- GENT!
- BULGARIA!
- INDIA! The culture! The people! The FOOD!
- Being at my place in 1 room together with Fatema & Zulfikar (India), Sara & Ian(USA), Yuliya (Bulgaria), Carola & Jakub (Poland), Kevin (Belgium) and his pets: 2 snakes, a tarantula, a rat, a snapturtle and 3 kameleons...

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm open...

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium

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