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Overview

  • 96 references 43 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish; learning Italian, Portuguese, Turkish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Project Manager
  • Business Psychology
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Well Travelled - Outside the box mindset - Interesting stories - Good vibes and positive dynamics

Like most people here, we all like traveling. One of the many privileges of traveling is discovering new places, trying out local food, getting to know the culture and have new experiences and insights.
Most people will describe me as a someone with whom you will have many interesting talks, sharing great travel stories and interesting ideas 😀✌️

Insta: jaimyshim
Website: https://jaimytravelstheworld.com

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To meet locals, other travellers and new interesting people.

And who knows, find some travel buddies

Interests

  • traveling
  • sports
  • food
  • learning new things
  • foodie
  • learning new languages
  • new cultures
  • new experiences
  • movies and series

Music, Movies, and Books

Books:

Carmine Gallo - Talk like TED
Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott - The 100-year life
Timothy Ferris - The 4-Hour Week
Jack Ma (founder of Alibaba) - Never give up
Robert Kiyosaki - Rich dad poor dad
Nasim Nicholas Taleb - The Black Swan

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Edit: " Many " Amazing Things I've Done 😀

2014: Road Trip to East Europe: drove through 10 countries in only 9 days.

2015: First solo travel outside of Europe: to Seoul, South Korea
with flip flops on Table Mountain in South Africa 🇿🇦

2016: visiting 4 World Wonders in 18 weeks
Taj Mahal, in Agra, India
Cuba 🇨🇺 - my first solo travel to North America.
the Pyramids of Gizah, Egypt
Petra in Jordan 🇯🇴 - visiting Jordan in only 2 days (!)
Cristo Redentor in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 🇧🇷
the amazing Iguaçú Falls in Brazil 🇧🇷

2017: a Crazy Solo SouthEast-Asian-Trip: 6 new countries in 12 days
Angkor Wat in Cambodia 🇰🇭
Borobudur in Indonesia: the biggest Buddha temple in the world
The amazing Baobab trees in Madagascar in an old Renault 4L from the 1960s 🇲🇬
Holding lemurs 🐒 (Bucket list) 🇲🇬
Magical Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) 🗿🗿🗿
Road tripping from México to Belize 🇧🇿

2018: Great Wall of China 🇨🇳
Palau 🇵🇼 my 50th country (Personal Travel Milestone)

2019: Machu Picchu! ⚜🇵🇪
After 2 years and 9 months I have visited all the 8 Wonders of the World!
Niagara Falls from Canadian side 🇨🇦

2020: To get to São Tomé e Príncipe 🇸🇹 one of the 25 least visited countries in the world.

-- Five Continents Travel Tradition 🌍🌏🌎

Since 2016 I challenge myself to travel each upcoming year to 5 contintents.

2020 - ? countries
Continent 1 - Europe:
Continent 2 - North America:
Continent 3 - South America:
Continent 4 - Africa: São Tomé e Príncipe 🇸🇹
Continent 5 - Asia: Oman, Saudi Arabia

-- Birthday Travel Tradition 🎂🎈🎁🎉 --
Trying to spend my birthday each year in another country and in another continent.

2015 Africa / South Africa 🇿🇦
2016 South America / Brazil 🇧🇷
2017 North America / México 🇲🇽
2018 Oceania / Palau 🇵🇼
2019 Africa / Kenya 🇰🇪
2020 Asia / Turkey 🇹🇷
2021 North America / Costa Rica 🇨🇷

What I Can Share with Hosts

Travel stories, travel ideas, travel advice, interesting mindsets, fun company, sharing the the history and the culture of Belgium.
The possibility of a new travel buddy.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, South Korea, Turkey

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