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Overview

  • 36 references 29 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian, Maltese; learning Spanish
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Lecturer
  • Tertiary
  • From Malta
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About Me

⚠️⚠️ ATTN Surfers, I only host:
✅ Surfers over 25 with host references (also applies to +1s you're coming with)
✅ Easygoing Surfers who have no problems with🐱, and an interest knowing their host while being independent if needed
✅ Relatively last minute (up to max two weeks before)
✅ Preferably During the week... Rarely in weekends
✅ Key is not provided

I will do my best to get to know you and spend time with you so I only host when I have enough time to properly host. When sending requests no need for long personalized requests although I do appreciate if you mention why you want to stay at mine.

Now on to me:

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100% Maltese guy here, so can recommend all the best that's local. I'm a lecturer and environmental activist who loves climbing, making music sometimes, design small games, cooking and deep conversations about life with a good dose of unhinged humour 😎 When out I'm into hiking, climbing, diving, kayaking and exploring places, people and new experiences.

Music, Movies, and Books

Books:
Michel Houllebecq's Atomised
Jon Gray's Straw Dogs
We need to talk about Kevin
Sapiens / Homo Deus
1984
Brave New world

Movies (So many!):
I'll list directors instead: Stanley Kubrick, Ingmar Bergman, Michael Haneke, Lars von Trier, Gaspar Noe, Yorgos Lanthimos, Fellini, Hirokazu Koreeda, Nuri Bige Ceylan, Ruben Ostlund...I could go on.

All time favourite series has to be The Wire for its depth and complexity. Also loved Better Call Saul recently for its amazing character development. Other notable inclusions - Severance, Succession, Ramy, Breaking Bad (of course!), And the first 4 seasons of GoT.

Music (various styles):
Early Pink Floyd, Younger Brother, Shpongle, Ott, Cocteau Twins, Radiohead, Altin gun, Opal Ocean, Tame Impala, Jefferson Airplane, Love, The Internet, Depeche Mode, Brikkuni, Brodu, Gogol Bordello, Com Truise, Joris Voorn's early days

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Skydiving

Walked around Komodo Dragons on Komodo Islands, Indonesia

Dined with locals next to a huge bonfire during Easter in a small remote village in Southern Germany

Walked inside a waterfall cave behind Seljalandfoss in Iceland

Kayaked and dove around the beautiful caves in Comino, Malta.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to make plant milk, composting, Deejaying, basic Guitar, electronic music production, basic gardening tips and Maltese!

I'd love to learn any instrument, and jam with someone great at guitar. Learn about future cities, public access and mobility, permaculture & place making.

I can share traditional Maltese recipes as well as a plate on the table if I'm cooking.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A super central yet quiet location in a picturesque part of the island.

A double bed in one of two private rooms :) Sheets, pillows included.

A tidy room and clean bathroom when you're there. As for the rest of the place...don't expect hotel tidy please. My time and expectation for cleanliness/tidiness is limited compared to others😅

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Italy, Latvia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, Malta

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