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Juan Barreiro

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Overview

  • 22 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Italian
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Translator, dance lover, language le...
  • Bachelor's degree in Computing and a...
  • From Guayaquil, Guayas - ECUADOR
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Visit new places, experience new cultures and learn everyday

ABOUT ME

I love travelling and work as a translator. I have a genuine passion for languages and learning more about other cultures. I am originally from Ecuador and I am currently living in Montreal, Canada.

PHILOSOPHY

I'm pretty much of a free spirit. I love to learn as much as I can from life and I enjoy it everyday. I want to visit and see as much as I can and make more and more friends.

Interests

Ballet
Reading
Photojournalism
Languages
Travelling
Anthropology
Translation & Interpreting

Music, Movies & Books

I love reading about the world and our amazing diversity. Here are some of the authors/magazines I read or have read:

- Amélie Nothomb
- National Geographic magazine
- Isabel Allende
- Mario Vargas Llosa
- JK Rowling
- Jaime Bayly
- Patrick Sénecal

I also enjoy listening to podcasts with world news and politics like the Bugle, Euromag (Radio Canada), televisión española. Moreover, I am very keen on classical music, musicals and alternative electro pop.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Visiting Macchu Picchu
Spending one year as an exchange student in Sardinia, Italy.
Snorkelling for the first time in Costa Rica
Falling in love with Parisian culture and the French language
Eating amazing seafood dishes in Barcelona with old friends
Swimming in pristine beaches in Dominican Republic
Touring with a ballet company throughout Mexico and tasting its delicious food
Skiing in Mont Tremblant, Québec
Taking care of elephants in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Teach, Learn, Share

I enjoy meeting outgoing people, who are not afraid to be themselves and who are conscious of the world and the environment. Life is an amazing journey and I love living it day by day.

Countries I've Visited

Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, France, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Spain, Thailand, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Ecuador, Italy

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