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Maen Al-tamemi

Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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  • 22 Positive References
  • Fluent in Arabic, English; learning Turkish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Senior Consultant
  • MBA - MIS - CIS
  • From Irbid-Jordan
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me


Liberal-Humanitarian Transcendentalist


My name is Ma'en, I am originally from Jordan, an AIESEC alumni, studied Computer Information Systems in Jordan and MBA-MIS at GAU Cyprus.

Right now I am 26 years of age although I'd rather think of my life in count-down terms, not in a morbid way! but in a way that life is precious, limited in time and space and we only get to live once, so seize the moment, the chance and live up before life is no more...

PS: so far and through my CS experience and the reviews I got, I just realized that I (humbly) am a great host :D don't take that as an egomaniac over-inflated statement, I just wanted to say that:

I believe that I am a good host, and all I want in return is simple; I want you (future guest) to carry on your way with a smile on your face, nice memories and experience and then when asked to host someone to treat and host them the same way I did (or even better) and in return ask them do keep pushing it forward. Simple and Fair Enough! :)


At times I can be so overwhelmed by the sensation of being alive, that I cry or I laugh, that I scream or just breath deeply, and NO, I never once imagined that to be supernatural, I understand that the thing that is much greater than me to have caused lightening has a name, and its called atmospheric electrical discharge, the being humble is simply the feeling of recognizing the reality of one's small significance to a universe so massive, and being grateful to be alive doesn't require a "person" to be grateful toward!

I recognize that being happy in a comfortable social setting is an evolutionary trait of my species, that my body naturally craves specific food for nutritional and psychological reasons, and that the intoxication of romance is most likely driven by the need to procreate, but I am ONE with the universe, not metaphysically but physically, I am as much as the universe as a supernova, made of the same particles, governed by the same forces, I am genes that mutates randomly, then are selected naturally based on their success at survival, and I love my extra strong French Roasted Arabica coffee with a slice of new york cheesecake.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


My friend recommended the site.


Nothing yet, I am a newbie :)


Music, reading, debates, sightseeing, carting, bowling, golf, cigar and hooka.

Music, Movies & Books

Music: Opeth Above & Beyond Tori Amos Luciano Pavarotti Damien Rice Oceanlab Melechesh Empyrium Jesse Cook George Winston Tchaikovsky Classical Andrea Bocelli Frank Sinatra Jazz Antonio Carlos Jobim Charlie Haden Chris Botti Craig Armstrong Diana Krall Katie Melua Yazan Al Rousan Trance Around The World Tiësto Natalie Orlie A Fine Frenzy Jadal Macadi Nahhas Marcel Khalife

Books: Animal Farm The Master and Margarita The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster Crime and Punishment The God Delusion The Old Man and the Sea A Brief History of Time A Simples life The Blind Watchmaker Anna Karenina The Paradox of Self Consciousness The Visual Miscellaneum Dialogues Plato

Movies: The End of the Affair Wuthering Heights Revolver The Singing Detective Stargate Serenity Pulp Fiction The English Patient Snatch The Pianist The Village Strings Stranger than Fiction

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Boxing. Hunting.

Countries I've Visited

Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey

Countries I've Lived In

Cyprus, Jordan, Turkey

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