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Overview

  • 27 References 20 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Korean
  • 66, Male
  • Member since 2004
  • Retired
  • University (Degree in English)
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

저는 한국에서 단편영화를 찍을 거에요 (10월 11일부터 28일까지 서울에 있을거에요).

ABOUT ME

I'm friendly, "cool" and easygoing -- or at least I think I am :-)) (My wife says I'm not :-)) ) and I enjoy meeting new people from all over the world. The icing on the cake, I don't smoke.

PHILOSOPHY

Be true to yourself and not false to others.
자신에게 진실되고, 남에게 솔직하라.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've often made apartment-swapping with people living in UK, Ireland or in the USA. I've also had wonderful couchsurfing experiences in Milano (Italy), London (UK) and in the Cotswolds Villages, the land of Shakespeare and Henri VIII. I've also enjoyed a journey in Taïwan staying with caring people and learning how to cook delicious Taïwan dishes. Not to mention a wonderful stay in Berlin (Germany) when I ran the Marathon on September 28, 2008. I had wonderful couchsurfing experiences in South Korea in October 2009 March 2010, May 2011 and October 2012. I met the kindest people on Earth here and I will come back to Seoul in November 2013 (from 1st to 15th).

Interests

I enjoy running, playing chess and doing the cooking, among other things like cycling, swimming, listening to good music, learning foreign languages and reading.

  • fish
  • cooking
  • marathon
  • running
  • chess
  • reading
  • cycling

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies : L'Année dernière à Marienbad (Alain Resnais).
La Dolce Vita (Frederico Fellini). Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick).
Bruce Springsteen, Passenger.
Books :
David Gates "Preston Falls"
Jay McInerney "the Good Life"
Patrick Modiano "Accident Nocturne"

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Driving a car rental in New York City, Brooklyn, The Queens and The Bronx for 8 days and without a map of the City.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm able to teach how to speak English, French and Korean for beginners. I can also teach how to play chess and how to do the cooking i.e. delicious French, Italian or Korean Dishes.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Good wine, Good cuisine, Amazing stories, good talk and if you come to Nantes I can be your guide and make you discover the "hidden places" of the City.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France

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