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Overview

  • 70 references 60 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Arabic, English, Russian, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • Senior Business Development Manager
  • Computer Science
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Hey there, fellow travelers! 👋 Originally hailing from the land of pharaohs and pyramids – Egypt, I'm a passionate globe-trotter with an insatiable thirst for adventure. My love for traveling is only rivaled by my passion for running, having conquered the pavement in 5 exhilarating marathons across Russia, Cyprus, Egypt, and Argentina.

Currently calling Argentina my home, I've had the privilege of exploring 30 countries and counting! 🌍 Along the way, I've forged meaningful connections with incredible people, scattering friendships like souvenirs across the map. Couchsurfing offers a unique opportunity to not only open my doors but also my heart to fellow adventurers from around the world. Let's swap stories, share experiences, and make unforgettable memories together! 🌟

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm on Couchsurfing to expand my global community of friends and fellow adventurers. Traveling has enriched my life in countless ways, and I believe that connecting with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures is the true essence of exploration. Couchsurfing provides a platform for meaningful interactions, fostering genuine connections that transcend geographical boundaries. Whether it's sharing stories over a cup of coffee or exploring new destinations together, Couchsurfing allows me to experience the world through the eyes of locals and fellow travelers alike. It's not just about finding a place to stay; it's about building bridges, forging friendships, and creating unforgettable experiences along the way.

Interests

Running , l run everyday 🏃🏻‍♂️🏃🏻‍♂️.

  • books
  • wine
  • red wine
  • beer
  • running
  • athlete
  • working out
  • crossfit
  • movies
  • reading
  • music
  • trail running
  • atheism
  • languages
  • language exchange
  • football
  • learning languages
  • hollywood
  • europe
  • latin america
  • netflix
  • reddit
  • athletics
  • real madrid
  • egypt
  • greek mythology
  • long distance running

Music, Movies, and Books

Favorite Books:

George Orwell's Books: Orwell's incisive and thought-provoking narratives, like "1984" and "Animal Farm," resonate deeply with me for their exploration of political and societal themes.
Stephen Hawking's Books: Hawking's brilliant insights into the mysteries of the universe, as found in works like "A Brief History of Time," captivate my imagination and fuel my curiosity about the cosmos.
"Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah: Noah's memoir not only offers a poignant account of his upbringing but also sheds light on broader issues of race, identity, and resilience, making it a standout favorite.
Favorite Music:

Egyptian Underground Bands: The raw energy and creativity of Egyptian underground bands speak to my soul, offering a unique blend of cultural expression and musical innovation.
Mashrou3 Leila: This Lebanese band's powerful lyrics and eclectic soundscapes resonate deeply with me, reflecting a rich tapestry of emotions and experiences.
Coldplay: Coldplay's anthemic melodies and introspective lyrics have a special place in my heart, providing a soundtrack for moments of reflection and inspiration.
Favorite Movies:

The Dark Knight Trilogy: Christopher Nolan's epic trilogy, especially "The Dark Knight," combines gripping storytelling with complex characters, leaving a lasting impact on me as a fan of both superhero narratives and psychological dramas.
Harry Potter Series: J.K. Rowling's magical world, brought to life on the silver screen, continues to enchant me with its timeless themes of friendship, courage, and the battle between good and evil.
Christopher Nolan's Movies: Nolan's visionary filmmaking, from mind-bending thrillers like "Inception" to epic blockbusters like "Interstellar," never fails to captivate me with its blend of intellect and spectacle.
Favorite TV Shows:

Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, John Oliver: These late-night hosts provide a perfect mix of humor, wit, and social commentary, offering a welcome dose of entertainment and insight into current affairs.
Trevor Noah: As a fellow African, Trevor Noah's comedic brilliance and poignant storytelling resonate deeply with me, making him my ultimate favorite among late-night hosts.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

One amazing thing I've done? Where do I even begin! 🌟 Well, after three years of wrestling with my conscience, I finally made the leap to become a vegetarian. Trust me, it wasn't an easy decision – I mean, have you tasted meat? But my love for animals triumphed over my taste buds, and now I'm proud to say I've embraced a meat-free lifestyle.

Now, onto the adrenaline-fueled adventures! Picture this: the streets of Cairo, the heart of Egypt, pulsating with energy as I tackled the very first international full marathon held there. It was a historic moment, one that I cherish dearly, especially considering it might just be the last of its kind due to recent governmental restrictions on public gatherings. But that's not all – I've clocked over 20 half marathons, with 12 of them conquered solo, each stride a testament to my determination and resilience.

Let's talk travel – I've roamed through 18 captivating countries, immersing myself in diverse cultures and soaking in the beauty of our world. And oh, did I mention I called China home for a year and a half? Living amidst the hustle and bustle of China taught me invaluable lessons and opened my eyes to a rich tapestry of traditions and customs.

Last but not least, I'll drop a little linguistic bombshell – I aced the Chinese language HSK3 test with an impressive 80%! 我会说中文和姚明一样的. Yup, you read that right – I'm conversing in Mandarin like a boss, brushing shoulders with the likes of Yao Ming.

So there you have it – a snapshot of the incredible journey I've embarked on, filled with triumphs, challenges, and a whole lot of unforgettable moments. And trust me, the best is yet to come!

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: Arabic may seem like an obscure language to some, but trust me, there's beauty in its complexity. I'm more than happy to share my knowledge and teach you the basics of Arabic. Who knows, maybe you'll find a hidden passion for it!

Learn: Running isn't just about putting one foot in front of the other – it's a journey of self-discovery and perseverance. I'm always eager to learn new running techniques, training methods, and even the psychology behind pushing your limits. So if you've got tips to share or a new perspective to offer, count me in!

Share: Geography isn't just about memorizing capitals and mountain ranges – it's about understanding our world in all its intricate glory. From sharing fascinating trivia about different countries to exploring the interconnectedness of global cultures, I'm here to spark your curiosity and broaden your horizons. So buckle up and get ready for a whirlwind tour of the world through the lens of geography!

What I Can Share with Hosts

When it comes to sharing with hosts, consider me your ultimate guest! From lending a helping hand with household chores to whipping up a delicious meal from my culinary repertoire, I'm here to make your hosting experience a breeze. Need someone to keep you company on an evening stroll? I'm all in. Want to swap travel stories over a cup of coffee? Count me in for that too. Whether it's sharing a skill, offering a listening ear, or simply being good company, I'm here to ensure our time together is nothing short of memorable. So tell me, what can I do to make your hosting experience extraordinary?

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, China, Egypt, Russian Federation

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