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Overview

  • 5 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian; learning French, Hindi, Spanish, Vietnamese
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • English Language Teacher
  • A levels and GCSEs
  • From Codroipo, Italy (born) Reading, England (bred)
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Living in Hanoi, Vietnam. Been here since July 2015, teaching English, doing a bit of travelling here and there, and exploring hobbies and interests! Really love living here, despite the chaos and pollution (which can get to you) it's exciting, up-and-coming city to live in, packed full of Vietnamese charm and beauty.

ABOUT ME

I'm Marco, from the UK. I'm currently living and teaching English in Vietnam.

PHILOSOPHY

“The meaning of life is just to be alive."

“You are a function of what the whole universe is doing in the same way that a wave is a function of what the whole ocean is doing.”

- Alan Watts....I like Alan Watts

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To network, make friends, cut down on travel expenses, get the "inside", local perspective on the places I go to...And to host people with similar intentions and philosophies :)

Interests

Music:
Hip-Hop
Reggae
Dub
Blues
Latin Jazz
Jazz
Drum n Bass
Dubstep
Downtempo/Trip Hop
Electronic lounge
Funky/Soul
Pretty much anything, I love sharing music.

Sports:
Football
Rock Climbing
Table Tennis
Squash
up for anything really...

Other interests:
Slacklining
Chess
Djembe, bongo, cajon (percussion), Piano, Harmonica, beat box (loop pedal)
Love thought provoking movies.
Love a good chat about Space/Time/consciousness/science/universe /Sustainable living/Resource based economy/Alternatives to the current socio-economic system
Colouring in

420

  • cooking
  • gardening
  • movies
  • chess
  • traveling
  • music
  • jazz
  • blues
  • sports
  • rock climbing
  • soccer
  • tennis
  • racquetball
  • table tennis
  • languages
  • science
  • colouring

Music, Movies, and Books

Yes. Yes. Yes.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Saved a farm from a forest fire.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teaching, learning and sharing languages, music, movies, philosophies, experiences. Deep talks about the universe, life and everything. All that good stuff.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Can cook a few Italian dishes. Share music, movies, languages, stories, jokes. We could have a jam if you have/play musical instruments. I play percussion (djembe, bongos, cajon), a bit of piano, a tiny bit of guitar.

Love playing football and table-tennis, rock climbing, slacklining

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Cambodia, England, France, India, Italy, Laos, New Zealand, Spain, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

England, Italy, Spain, Viet Nam

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