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  • Fluent in English, Italian
  • 61, Male
  • Member since 2017
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About Me

I love Italy. I have traveled there many times. My husband does too. The best part of traveling is meeting people. We have met people even walking in the street. We like to share good meals - food is a natural and important part of life in my Italian-American culture, as it is in Italy. Most of all, we like to experience real life, do things that locals do, be in neighborhoods as urban explorers, and especially eat local food and experience local architecture and the urban landscape. Food is passion. I have been a writer - mostly about food, much of it in Italy, the land of many olive oils from I Lagi to Sicily - as well as a dancer. Now I am a meditation teacher. My husband is an architect. Parlo l’italiano abbastanza bene. My husband reads and understands Italian, and is learning to speak Italian.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

My husband and I joined Couchsurfing to meet people on our trips throughout Italy, and to meet or host Italians when they visit Boston, US. We like to hang out, share a meal or coffee, do things that only locals know about, and do whatever happens.


  • cooking
  • walking
  • music
  • film
  • italy
  • good conversation
  • positive thinking

Music, Movies, and Books

jazz, funk, r&b, blues, salsa, old Italian pop, dancehall, reggae, old American standards (Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, etc.), classical. You could say I just like music. ... I like to read Italian fiction, especially gialli. ... I love many kinds of movies, from "art" films like early Passolini, Antonioni, Io Sono L'Amore and La Grande Bellezza, and popular movies such as Jason Bourne and superheroes, and even romantic comedies. I am thankful for RAI Play!

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Italy, Jamaica, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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