Kim Martins

Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil

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  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning French, Japanese, Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • English teacher at the moment
  • Fairly
  • From Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
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About Me


Make even more friends in this pale blue dot we call Earth ;-)


I`m easygoing, talkative and creative, always in the mood for a nice chitchat. I don`t support any particular religion, creed or party. I`m in favor of diversity and I just love meeting new places and people.I was born in Rio but I have lived in Rio, Fortaleza, Baltimore (USA) and Brasília.

By the way, I have a degree in History!

*I'm in Fortaleza right now.


I`m an agnostic, although I like reading about buddism and meditation.

I believe in freedom of expression, so I`m really honest and straightforward.

Some quotes I like the most:

"Where there's a wish there's a way"

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily"

"Not all those who wander are lost"

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I want to help people traveling so they won`t spend too much and give tips as much as I can so they'll enjoy the most of it! Hope to get feedback.

*Right now I participate going in the weekly meeting, trails, sport events, language exchange etc etc. I can't host right now because of my rommies (they're a bit skeptical about CS, unfortunately)

*You can invite me over for a coffee or a drink, I'd like that! =)



1- Melodie Angue Assoumou (Ireland - jan/2013)
2- Markus Lintl (Germany - mar/2013)
3- Jakob Hirthammer (Germany - mar/2013)
4- João Carlos Mafetoni (Brazil - june/2013)
5- Joaquim Lombardi (France - august/2013)



1- Ian Campos (Belo Horizente - Brazil - jan/2012)
2- Felipe Holanda (Campinas - Brazil - jul/2013)
3- João Carlos (Curitiba - Brazil - jul/2013)
4- Valmique de Paula (Santos - Brazil - jul/2013)


You can have all sorts of experiences over here, but wether it will be good or not is more up to you rather than the others! Kindness generates kindness! ;)


Sports, specially running, tennis, chess and volleyball.

Party: always in the mood!


Beat Generation (on the road, dharma bums)

Education: Summerhill

History / International Relations

Business / Leadership

Self-knowledge / Meditation

Human Rights

Technology / Coding


Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Punk Rock, Electro, Jazz, Classical Music, light rock bands...

Bands: Bad Religion, Pink Floyd, NOFX, Gossip, Bon Jovi, Ricky Martin, The Beatles, David Guetta, James Brown, Katy Perry, Led Zepplin, Nirvana, Queen, Chopin, Bach, Tchaikovsky, Legião Urbana, Matanza, Seminovos, Cazuza, Raul Seixas

Books: thriller, historical, philosophical, novels...

Douglas Adams, Milan Kundera, Terry Pratchett, Agatha Christie, George Orwell, Franz Kafka, Bertrand Russell, Voltaire, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, Martin Buber, Sidney Sheldon, J.K. Rowling, Pedro Bandeira, Machado de Assis, Lima Barreto, Clarice Lispector, Érico Veríssimo

Best book ever: "Brave new world" - Aldous Huxley

Favorite books: HitchHiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Adams), Harry Potter, The golden book of mythology, Ten little niggers (Agatha), 1984(Orwell), What I believe (Russell), The Picture of Dorian Gray (Wilde), Os Bruzundangas (Lima Barreto), Teoria do Medalhão (Machado)

Movies: Comedy and Thriller.

The Dreamers, Maurice, Prayers for Bobby, Latter Days, Bad Education, Monty Phyton, Star Wars, Midnight in Paris, V for vendetta, Serendipity, The Hangover, The boy in the striped pajamas, Finding Nemo, Shrek, The beauty and the beast, Saw, Life is beautiful, The lord of the rings, Moulin Rouge, District 9, To kill a mockingbird, Reservoir Dogs, Amelie Poulain, Tropa de Elite, Elvis & Madonna

*Film directors: Hitchcock, Charlie Chapplin, Woody Allen, Almodóvar

Series / TV Shows:

Doctor Who, How I Met Your Mother, Skins, Dexter, Orange is the new black, The big bang theory, Lost, Simpsons, Queer as folk, Friends, Two and a half men, American Dad, South Park, Misfits, IT Crowd, CQC, Jô Soares

*Anime: Death Note, Sakura, Yu Yu Hakusho, Dragon Ball Z, Samurai X, Gravitation, Tokusatsu (many of them)...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Cambridge is the most amazing city I`ve been to when traveling abroad. I strongly recommend going there if you like multicultural environmentes, parks, polite, helpful and friendly people. It`s heaven on Earth, seriously.

I`ll live there eventually for sure!

Teach, Learn, Share

I`ll share 3 websites that might help you when traveling around.1- (free tour in 12 cities across Europe and Israel - just check the date and hour, get there and enjoy your time)2- (best site for classifieds ever! If you`re looking for something, go there and you`ll find. Job, apartments, relationship, donating... you can also make an add there, really handy!)3- (A nice guide of the main urban cities. Check it out for some tips.)

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, United States

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