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Overview

  • 30 references 17 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Arabic, English, French, Spanish
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • IT Specialist / Avid gardener
  • Master in computer science
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

We are an international couple (Lebanese-Romanian/Canadian) living in the South of the USA. We are both multilingual (I speak Arabic, English, French and Spanish and Ramona speaks Romanian, French, English, Spanish and a bit of Italian) and love to learn and practice different languages in an informal environment.

We share a passion for travelling and having good food with friends and family. Ramona and I love to cook and experiment with different cuisines.

Between the two of us sharing our culinary skills, one never gets hungry, parole de chef! :)

Meeting people is what resources us and opens the world to us. As two responsible adults, we both have full time jobs (I am an IT specialist and Ramona is a language teacher).

we are not able to travel as much as we would like. So, by having international friends, welcoming travelers and couchsurfers at our place, the world comes to us.

We love being outdoors Gardening, Hiking or Canoeing!

We are looking forward to the encounters that are coming along during our journey!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love to meet people and make new connections. I have hosted on several occasions and it's been a very positive experience.

Interests

Here is a random list of things that make me happy, in no particular order:

hiking - The Gipsy Kings - oysters - horses - dancing - cooking - hammocks - Jacuzzi - foreign movies - reading

Guilty Pleasures: Apple pies - French Oldie's music - people watching and karaoke

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies:
Voces inocentes - Kingdom of Heaven - L'Auberge espagnole - Departures - Etz limon -The Kite Runner

Music:
Pink Floyd - Fayrouz - Norah Jones - Ottis - John lee Hooker .....

Books:
I Saw Ramallah - Mourid Barghouti - Travel as a Political Act - Rick Steves - Freakonomics - Steven Levitt - The Prophet - Khalil Gibran

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiking in Yosemite and California in general was breathtaking

Teach, Learn, Share

i can practice french, English , Arabic and basic spanish with you. i love to cook and i can share a few Lebanese recipe. i am into permaculture and i would love the opportunity to share ideas on sustainability and self-sufficiency

Countries I’ve Visited

Ecuador, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Syrian Arab Republic, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Lebanon, Romania, United States

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