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  • 39 references 30 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Italian, Swedish; learning French, German, Polish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Student, songwriter, primary school teacher in swedish gr...
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About Me

QUICK JOURNEY TIPS TO INTERRAILERS AND BACKPACKERS (AS ITALIAN): if there is an italian city you should really avoid is Milan. Go to Bologna or to Florence instead. I believe that the south of Germany, for instance, is much more italian than Milan.

I was born in Torremaggiore, a small town in Puglia, south of Italy (where the middle-aged kind Fredrik II died and left after him a lot of magnificent castles).

I BEEN LIVING IN BOLOGNA (ITALY) FOR 3 YEARS,
IN FALUN (SWEDEN) FOR 6 MONTHS, IN STOCKHOLM FOR 8 MONTHS, IN TüBinGEN (Germany) FOR 6 MONTHS AND IN GOTHENBURG FOR 5 YEARS.

In Gothenburg I quitted my Ph.D. in Medieval Philosophy for studying at music school and trying to pursue a music career.

PS. I am also a language nerd and would therefore appreciate that, if you happen to see your native language on the list of the languages I'm fluent in, you might write your request in your language and not in english (AN DIE DEUTSCHEN: bitte, schreib mir nicht auf English! Samma gäller för svenskar: var vänlig och undvik att skriva till mig på engelska).

I like history, philosophy, literature, old book stores and Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. I highly appreciate arts, music (folk, songwriters, and indie-rock), and literature, I play the guitar and sing my own songs (in Italian, English, and Swedish). I love to write. I've published two books so far (in Italian) and I'm now working on a novel set up in Sweden.

I'm an easy-going and open-minded person who loves to talk about crazy things that could change the world. Jag är svag för språk.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Helping people is very important for the collective well-being.
The most welcomed people are those who see no borders on Earth and who really love to travel with no prejudices :)

Interests

Literature, Music, Philosophy, Songwriters, Travels, Adventures

  • arts
  • books
  • literature
  • poetry
  • singing
  • lgbt rights
  • italian food
  • music
  • live music
  • guitar
  • history
  • philosophy
  • hitchhiking
  • queer theory
  • political philosophy

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- I have hitched all the way to Northern Sweden, slept in a tent along the way and met "on the road" Ingmar Bergman's nephew.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you to play the guitar,
I can teach you SWEDISH or ITALIAN or a bit of Latin.
I can help you to trace etymologies of European languages back to Latin and Greek roots.
I can teach you how to HITCHHIKE.
I can share philosophical thoughts about who we are, where we are going to and how we could improve the world.

What I Can Share with Hosts

An extra bed (and sleeping bag as duvet), toilette with warm water and shower, breakfast and pleasant conversations about everything.
(optional): Live music :D.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Scotland, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Italy, Sweden

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