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Overview

  • 9 references 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Italian, Spanish; learning Portuguese
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Procrastinating, day-dreaming, laughing out loud
  • No education listed
  • From Padua, Veneto, Italy
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Camouflaging in Porto

ABOUT ME

I'm staying in Porto just for a month until the start of August. I'm currently studying Portuguese, which I love. I'd like to find lusophone people in the city in order to have a chat (and many laughs) in Portuguese. :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

At the moment I'm living in Nantes (France) for my master and I do not have a couch to offer. But, starting from this summer, I'll be able to offer a couch in Padova.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I couchsurfed during my on-the-road trip in Portugal. I'm so glad I did! I had the chance to meet a lot of people and to experience the real portuguese way of life. I coudn't find a better way for travelling :)

Interests

I love baking; I always think about some new treat to cook and share with my friends. I love to blog my creations with my photos of them.

Food photography is a great passion of mine.

I love literature. I'd spend lot of time reading and listening to good music.

I love to organize my travels too; I often think about a new place to visit and I love planning what I'd see or how I'd move, even in an only ipothetical way. Perhaps I have a "travel agent" disposition?

I love the old Italian films. Sometimes, I would watch two or three movies in a day. Old cinemas are among my favourite places in the world.

I love languages. Above all, the romance languages. I am not as good as I would in English. I handle French quite well. I studied some Spanish. I only know a few words in Portuguese, thanks to a beautiful couchsurfer traver, although I'd be really happy to learn it better with a specific language course in Portugal, in the future - why not?

  • literature
  • photography
  • dining
  • cooking
  • baking
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • blogging
  • music
  • backpacking
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Poema del Cante Jondo, Romancero Gitano, Cien anos de soledad, Niebla, Tristana, Les Fleurs du Mal, Alcools, Spoon River Anthologhy, Le Confessioni di un Italiano, Novelle di Verga, On the Road, Siddharta, The Catcher in the Rye, Jack Frusciante è Uscito dal Gruppo, Franny and Zooey, Le Petit Prince, Singularidades de Uma Rapariga Loira, Asinus Aureus, Satyricon, Le Page Desgracié, I Malavoglia, Au Bonheur des Ogres, La Fée Carabine, La Petite Marchande de Prose, Mosieur Malaussène, Il Deserto dei Tartati, La Famosa Invasione degli Orsi in Sicilia, I Nostri Antenati, These Obscure Materials, A Serie of Unfortunate Events, Se Una Notte d'Inverno un Viaggiatore, Le Città Invisibili, Il Sentiero dei Nidi di Ragno, Il Fu Mattia Pascal, Uno Nessuno Centomila, La Coscienza di Zeno, La Divina Commedia, Odysseia, Iliade, Terra!, Stranalandia, La Compagnia dei Celestini, Bar Sport, Spriti, L'Ultima Lacrima, Sostiene Pereira, Notturno Indiano, Piazza d'Italia, Altri Libertini

Music: Ska, Italian songwriters, Rock, Punk, Indie Rock

Movies: Indagine su un Cittadino al di Sopra di Ogni Sospetto, I Pugni in Tasca, Sedotta e Abbandonata, Il Divo, Hot Fuzz, Funeral Party, Lisbon Story, Accattone, Salò o le 120 Giornate di Sodoma, Les Triplettes de Belleville, Harvey, The Big Lebowski, Burn After Reading, Happiness, Play It Again Sam, Manhattan, Radio Days, Sweeney Todd, Edward Scissorhands, Nightmare Before Christmas, Mars Attacks, Big Fish, Leon, Once Upon A Time In America, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, Four Rooms, Pulp Fiction, Inglourious Basterds, Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2, Reservoir Dogs

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

In San Sebastian bank I've seen the most amazing and endless sunset of my life.

Once, a man stole my backpack. I weeped so pathetically that he gave it back to me.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm always glad to bake some treat for the people who host me... Or also to teach to bake.

I can be useful if you want to learn Italian and French.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Ireland, Italy, Spain

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