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  • 26 References 22 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Catalan, Valencian, English, Spanish; learning French, German
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Communication Manager
  • Graduated in Journalism
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

I am a talkative and sociable person, eager to meet new people and know a little bit more about them. One of the things that describes me better is that I am able to listen to others when they need to, as sometimes we need to find someone to explain things to!

I like piano songs, visiting towns and going to the mountain. I love eating melon in summer, it's so refreshing! Nowadays I am working as a Communications Manager for an non-profit and it's being a wonderful experience! :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


CATALONIA: Girona, Ampuriabrava, Olot, Montblanc.

SPAIN: Zaragoza, Valencia.

EUROPE: France (Beziers and Preixan -Carcassonne-)
Holland (Den Haag, Utrecht, Maastricht)
Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
Germany (Berlín, Köln)
Belgium (Waterloo, Tournai, Charleroi)


Travelling is one of my hobbies, so whenever I can I check out possible new destinations. I like meeting new traditions and cultures. I like going to restaurants and having a nice dinner with a good wine!

Chilling out with music sometimes is the best plan to do, though I also love going to concerts and live music places!

  • dining
  • gardening
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • communications
  • international relations
  • journalism

Music, Movies, and Books


ORWELL, GEORGE: 1984, Animal Farm
KAPUSCINSKI, RYSZARD: The Soccer War, The Emperor, Imperium, Travels with Herodotus, Ebano
GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, GABRIEL: Noticia de un secuestro, El general en su laberinto, Crónica de una muerte anunciada, Amor en tiempos del cólera, Relato de un náufrago
VILA-MATAS ENRIQUE: Dublinesca, El mal de Montano, Bartleby y compañía

OTHER INTERESTING WRITERS: José Saramago, Mario Vargas Llosa, Javier Cercas, Henry David Thoreau, Antonio Tabucchi, Joe Sacco, Herman Hesse, John Dos Passos, Robert Walser, John Hersey, Kafka, Hunter S. Thompson, Philip Roth, Salam Auslander, Guy de Maupassant, Günter Wallraff, Quim Monzó, Joaquim Amat-Piniella, Roald Dahl, Javier Marías, Aldous Huxley, Haruki Murakami, José Luis Sampedro, Paul Auster...

SOME BOOKS I RECOMMEND: The Catcher in the Rye, A confederacy of dunces, According to Pereira, Mr Vertigo, HHhH, Soldados de Salamina, Gomorra

2) FILMS: Big Fish, Magnolia, Boogie Nights, American Physco, Punch Drunk Love, Cinema Paradiso, Amour, Funny Games, Amen, Holy Motors, Drive, Shame, Argo, Persepolis, La voz dormida, Kill Bill, Reservoir Dogs, The Concert, Swimming Pool, Caché, The Capital, La cinta blanca, Como ser John Malkovich, El gran Lebowsky, Brick, Mullholand Drive, Two Lovers, 21 gramos, Gran Torino, Inception.......

3) MUSIC: Txarango, Simon & Garfunkel, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Bruce Springsteen, Ben Harper, Phil Collins, Tina Turner, System of a Down, Dub Incorporation, La Gossa Sorda...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The first moment was in Paris, just in the garden located below the Sacre-Coeur. I could observe all the Parisian view from one of the highest places, listening to a very peaceful music which made me relax and enjoy the moment. It was a lovely moment.

The second one was in Den Haag. I had the chance to sleep in a skyline doing couchsurfing, and I could wake up in the morning and saw from the 21st floor the sunrise of the city.

Being in Lisbon, 7pm, at Praça do Comercio, the sky was waking up, the sunlight just started to rise up...and in front of me, the immensity of the Atlantic Ocean. It was a great moment!

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Ireland, Scotland

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