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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Japanese
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • English Teacher
  • Master´s in Human Rights Law & Political Science
  • From Manchester
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

I´m a 27-year-old British guy living in Barcelona. I work as a university English teacher and I have my own business (called Exile English) for Spanish university students who want to go and live abroad. I´m interested in photography, philosophy, politics and Manchester United. I can speak Spanish pretty well because my girlfriend was born in Venezuela and she helps me out a LOT...

Llevo 4 anos viviendo aquí en Barcelona y me encanta aun mas cada día. He aprendido castellano mas o menos en la calle, hablando con la gente, mis alumnos, y con me novia que es Venezolana.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I want to make friends, get to know other cultures, and especially learn new languages. I´m an introvert who works as an extrovert, so making good friends can be tricky for me sometimes. I think couchsurfing is a great way to meet like-minded people (it´s how I met my girlfriend!)

Y para practicar español! Si quieres hacer un intercambio, dime!!

Interests

Travelling, taking long road trips, learning languages, teaching, gaming, board games, gadgets, computers, football, martial arts, photography, writing blogging and running my business.

Music, Movies, and Books

Bukowski, Kerouac, Scott Fitzgerald, Vonnegut, Zevon

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I´ve been to 30 countries so far... some highlights have been

- Sunsets, Salsa and Mojitos in Havana
- New Year´s Eve in Berlin, Dublin, New York City and Barcelona
- Firing an AK47 in Vietnam
- Playing with Capuchin monkeys at the Jaguar Rehab Centre in Costa Rica
- Playing with baby crocodiles in Cambodia
- Going to the bottom of the Grand Canyon in a helicopter
- Kayaking with caimans in Costa Rica

Teach, Learn, Share

My favourite English sentence;

All the faith he had had had had no effect on the outcome of his life

What I Can Share with Hosts

Excellent jokes, underwhelming limericks, a love of food, English & Spanish practice, good conversation, interesting stories, mad selfie skills, the ability to immediately identify any actor´s previously most-famous role whilst watching any series.

Tmb se chistes en castellano, eh, mas que en ingles... y son BUENOS a pesar de lo que podrías haber oído...

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Panama, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Spain, United Kingdom

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