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First glance impression of me is that I'm short, animated, and approachable! A closer look reveals my conversationalist nature, a deep desire for exploration, and a healthy dash of mischievousness.
this is what I love most about life:
(1) learn everything
(2) discover everything
(3) discuss everything
(4) Creating and maintaining life-long bonds :)
I read (non-fiction) books, studies, and (at times) blogs.
I like to discover art (literary books, paintings, music, film, sculptures, architecture, etc), new topics to learn, hobbies or skills to pick up, places to see (and possibly live at!), people to get to know!
I have great stamina for plenty a things, most notably of all: conversations! If conversations were an artform I would've been an artist by birth!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I told a friend how "when travelling with airbnb, hotels, and the like, I always feel like a *tourist*, but when I travel with CS, I feel like a *guest* in the country!"
The difference being that tourism now entails seeing the museums and architecture of a country, but staying within the same bubble you already in - barely meeting any locals, or getting an idea of what life really is like in the country. Being a guest doesn't give you the Full Experience of living there, but you get a more "insider" experience, meeting locals, learning of facts and places and foods that you won't as easily find about online.
- stand up
- evolutionary psychology
- evolutionary biology
- realism (art)
- literary books
Music, Movies, and Books
- Classical (western)
- 40s, 50s, 60s goldies
- Funk (and punk, for that matter)
I listen to other things too, including Jazz and country, I only veer from electronic and "ambien sound" music, frankly.
- Fiddler on the Roof
- Fight Club
- Cinema Paradiso
- City of God
Some movies that got a 10/10 rating from me (there are more, I have a movie rating sheet!)
Fiction literary books:
- Good Omens
- American Gods
- The Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
- Male, Female: the Evolution of Human Sex Differences
- Industrial Society and Its Future
- Boy and Girl Tramps of America
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Stayin' alive! Oh boy, am I happy about that!
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach English!
Alternatively I could teach ya how to work with AutoCad, and maybe design a lil HVAC system!
Alternatingly alternatively we could talk about anything and I'll probably have some studies and books to throw your way :P
I would LOVE it if someone could drag me to a dancing class or somethin' haha
What I Can Share with Hosts
It should be a given that I'd be more than happy to cook for the host and have the common sense to clean up after me XD You can just tell me your favorite meals, point me to a grocery store and I'll take care of the rest :)
A good conversation, (or a quite night reading following book recommendations! Or we could both share art we adore! Or- or! Studies and blogs and intellectuals we fawn over! Or-or! Stand up comedians we find funny!)
Countries I’ve Visited
Armenia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Countries I’ve Lived In
Portugal, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic