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Ibrahim Ozhan

Hove, East Sussex, England

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  • 24 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French, Turkish; learning German, Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • I am currently an optician... but I ...
  • No education listed
  • From I was born in France, a really small town close to Geneva
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About Me


Travel as much as I can...


Well, it's always difficult to talk about himself! Born and raised in France by Turkish immigrant parents who came to France in their 20's. So I have a double culture, mixed between Turkish and French :) What's more important is that I just feel European after my years living abroad. I learnt a lot by meeting and getting to know Italian, Spanish, British people, and basically then I change a lot my way of life! I've been working now for almost 2 years in my hometown, and I feel like nothing interesting is happening anymore, that's why I'm quiting my job in April to start a wee trip...

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


UPDATE JAN 2013: After 3 amazing and unforgettable months in Reykjavik I am now living in Brighton... New city, new life! Just moved in with my partner...

UPDATE NOV 2012: I've just decided to move to Reykjavik.

UPDATE FEB 2012: __________________ After having travelled for a year between Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand, it's my time to show people around Lyon and hang out with them. I'm still getting to know the city, I've only moved back for a few weeks, but I could hang out and show around depending of the time of the week. Not sure about being able to host Couchsurfers as I am living with another 3 guys in the flat...


I love music, listening to and travel to attend festivals gigs and concerts... I really can't live without music: music to fall asleep, music to wake up, music under the shower, music in public transports, in the car, at work, ... Another interest of mine is photography. Taking photos, and visit some modern art / weirdo art galleries :)

you can have a look at some of my pics here www.flickr.com/iboozhan

Music, Movies & Books

Music: well the list is amazingly very long, but just to have an idea. Animal Collective Arcade Fire Archive Arctic Monkeys Beirut Belle & Sebastian Blur Broken Records Coldplay Dead Weather Deportivo Devotchka Dionysos Doors Fleet Foxes Franz Ferdinand Ghinzu Gorillaz Grizzly Bear Interpol Jon Hopkins Jonsi Kasabian Kills Last Shadow Puppets Massive Attack MGMT Moby Mumford & Sons Muse ( First 3 albums :D ) Patrick Watson Phoenix Portishead Radiohead Sigur Ros Strokes Sufjan Stevens Verve Wax Tailor White Stripes Woodpigeon The XX

Well music is really important to me... :)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Sleeping under a tent in front of a glacier / volcano in Iceland. Paragliding in New Zealand. Traveling for 9 months after quitting my job in France, and having been able to meet the most amazing people...

Teach, Learn, Share

visited 21 states (9.33%)Create your own visited map of The World or another interesting project

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

France, Iceland, United Kingdom

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