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Maciej Korbas

Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

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Overview

  • 69 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Polish; learning Chinese, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Image farmer, music hunter... off be...
  • Bechelor of Production Engineering a...
  • From Legnica, Poland
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Be better person / Explore / Give / Appreciate / Listen / Small everyday changes matter

ABOUT ME

You will find me temperamental and enthusiastic, you will like spend the time with me if you are someone that like nature and environment, animals, earth, ride bicycle, long walks, have meaningful conversations or just laugh and joke around, love photography, enjoys chatting with various kinds of people rich and poor, energetic and quiet, someone that doesn't need alcohol to have fun and wake up early.

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PHILOSOPHY

...opening ears & eyes..learning from people about myself...keeping growing and giving more and better quality service to others.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Sharing my help, interests, contacts, experiences and informations ... when i travel i like people feel comfortable and free to share things that they like!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I am on Couch Surfing since 2008, I thing it is an great idea that gathers like minded people from all over the world to share and cultivate friendship, interests and mix the cultural differences! Always with a good vibe, fun, responsibly for everyone should be one of the best experiences ever!

To all of the friends that already hosted me in: Belgium, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Taiwan, Italy, Poland, Philippines, Portugal, Spain! Big Thanks 2 you guys!

Highly recommend! Maciej Korbas

Interests

Photography http://www.facebook.com/TravelPortraitPhotography and http://www.facebook.com/TaiwanStreets
Entrepreneurship & Marketing
Spiritualism and personal growth
Frugality and life minimalism
Social Issues / world / cultural differences
Nature / Environment
Design
Cinematography
Cycling / football / walking

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: world and art cinema,

Music: http://www.last.fm/user/korbas

Favorite Book:
I enjoy reading Napoleon Hill, Dale Carnegie, Earl Nighteengale, Henry David Thoreou, Anthony Robbins, Brian Tracy, Jim Rohn, Tim Ferris, Dalay Lama, Neale Donald Walsch, Mahatma Ghandi, John Paul II, business and marketing books.

Ficition: the "Alchemist", the "1001 arabian nights tales".

One Amazing Thing I've Done

+ I took a drumming part in Dublin’s St. Patrick Parade
+ I did labour factory work in the manufactory capital - south of China
+ I’ve baked my own bread i Chianti (Tuscany) in the oven buildt before America was ever discovered!
+ I have seen the stars on the deserted paradise island,
+ I did break my fear of sync-group dancing joining a TV commercial in Taiwan... chosen to be one of the main characters at the end.
+ Lived countryside life, preyed, ate, made friendships, working and having fun with locals n the chinese village,
+ I've created a cartoon character for one of the well known Irish brands, the full hight image eventually appeared on around 60 double-decker buses cruising around the city of Dublin!
+ I’ve celebrated Christmas with locals in country side of Palawan Island (Philippines) eating with hands!
+ Participated in the communist rehearsal for the 3rd of March Worker's Day in Beijing,
+ Took 21hour full of stunning landscapes train ride through China,
+ Danced with aboriginal people in Taiwanese mountains
+ I stood under a landing plane in Manila!
+ I’ve personlay been aproached by my personal photography guru!
+ I’ve experienced underground techno scene in Berlin
+ I’ve danced with more than 200 people in Paris Metro train during a huge secret party!
+ I nealy became a god father in Manila slum!
+ I walked over 300 miles of Spanish landscapes earing blisters and ending up in sawed in the local clinic!
+ I have learned Irish slang in working class part of Dublin from the locals!
+ I've seen live Fado Performance in Fado house in Porto (Portugal)
+ I've experienced live Flamenco in "La Carboneria" famous flaenco local bar in Seville (Spain)!
+ I've celebrated Christmas and New Year's eve in Manila hosted by local family!
+ I learned how to boil the tea in tea farm in Taiwan mountains
+ I met people in the other "corner" of the word knowing people I know!

Teach, Learn, Share

Willing to teach and share my photography skills, photoshop etc!

Basics of salsa! Knowledge of cinema and music! Cool places to go and see ...! Show rural Poland with it's own folklor and local inhabitants!

I'd like to learn more how to cook ...play instruments, improve my photo and dance skills, martial arts, improve the languages, learn the new ...discover and explore the things i haven't done yet!!!!

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Ireland, Poland, Taiwan

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