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I was born in Italy, I come from a small village of approximately 1500 inhabitants, near Ravenna.
I've moved at 18 to study in Bologna.
In 2002 I joined the erasmus project and went to Paris for 6 months, I fell in love with Paris.
Once back in Italy I've start preparing everything for realising my dream and in february 2009 I've moved to Paris.
In March 2012 I've decided to leave my job, my home, and go.
I've spent almost a year hitchhiking around europe then I've started exploring the rest of the world.
On the way I've tried to learn as much as possible about alternatives ways of living, permaculture, sustainable living.
At the end of 2012 I was in Dubrovnik and my host was totally into permaculture, he explained me the principles of it and it was like discovering a new world.
Now I know that no matter where I'll be when I grow up (I'm not yet), permaculture is the way I want my future to be!
October 2016: a new beginning, I moved in Granada, in the south of Spain, with my boyfriend. It's the first time that I have a place to call "home" in the last 4 years, it's a new adventure!!
My dreams is to live in an eco-village self-sufficient and I'm also A LOT into vipassana meditation.
I am colorful, I try to always be positive and to look at the world with a smile on my face.
Check my website if you want to know more about me: http://www.artificialstage.net
I think when you create links, a thin red thread links us to the people forever, no matter if we do not see for a long time, that thread will keep us connected for life.
As Richard Bach said:
"Fly free and happy beyond birthdays and across forever, and we'll meet now and then when we wish, in the midst of the one celebration that never can end."
I don't want to look back one day and have regrets so I'm trying to take advantage of every occasion to travel and grow.
If you want to be my friend you must believe in fairies.
Once in Persia reigned a king,
Who upon a signet ring,
Carved a maxim strange and wise,
When held before his eyes,
Gave him counsel at a glance,
Fit for every change and chance:
Solemn words, and these were they:
"EVEN THIS WILL PASS AWAY"
You only get one life, so make sure you live it right
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I absolutely adore the idea, I've always hosted friend and friends of friends in my house, so I could say I was a couchsurfer at the age of 10 :).
I love to know people from other countries and cultures, we could really learn much from other people.
I'm on here since 2009, I've met some of the most important people of my life thank to CS, I've hosted a lot of people and being hosted by many amazing souls.
Event if I don't like the new for profit status, this site is helping me on my way around the world alone so even after all I think I still like it.
I like the pink color and everything that is pink.
I like cooking, italian and oriental food, especially sushi.
I like taking pictures and photo manipulation and retouch (I've made it my job ) .
I like piercings and tattoos.
I like travelling all around the world.
I like to hitchhike.
I like challenges and adventure .
I like to hike and sleep in the tent.
I like to smile to people in the street.
I like to party and go to bed late.
I like to stay in bed when it's raining.
I like zombies and gore films with a lot of blood.
I like to make mistakes and learn from them.
I like being a geek with the computer. (and yes, I'm a geek.. )
I like cats.
I like fairies and dwarfs.
I like to walk without shoes.
I like the sea
I like Paris and.. Paris. Have I already said that I like Paris?
Music, Movies, and Books
MOVIES: La belle verte, Where the wild things are, Gadjo dilo, Swing, Pulp Fiction & kill bill & ALL the stuff from Tarantino, Kubrik's films, Le fabuleux destin de Amélie Poulain, Delicatessen, Velvet Goldmine,Trainspotting, Lost In Translation
MUSIC:Dream Theater, Postal Service, System of a down, Guccini, Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, Bloc Party, Franz Ferdinand, Stone Roses, Placebo, Nina Simone, Vinicio Capossela, De André, Alicia Keys, REM, Ben Harper, Dashboard Confessional, Guns'n'Roses, Nightwish, Ska-p, Paris Combo, Bjork, The Libertines, Bandabardò, Interpol, Gwen Stefani, Babyshambles, Smashing pumpkin, Plain White T's, Belle and Sebastian, Something Corporate, Panic! At the Disco, Blonde Redhead, Bloc Party, Of monster and men, Florence and the machine, Goran Bregovic
BOOKS: Kerouac, Isabella Santacroce, Richard Bach, Stephen King, Miller, Chuck Palahniuk, Suskind, Hesse, M. Z. Bradley, Shopenhauer, Banana Yoshimoto, Bukowski, Murakami, Baudelaire, Cohelo, Lucarelli, Crichton, Ammaniti, Tolkien, J.K. Rowling, Baricco, Salinger, Rimbaud, Goethe
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I got completely lost in budapest one hour before the train back home.
I've been behind niagara's falls.
I've seen fireflies not far from paris and fell in love that night.
I've hitchhiked a boat from sicily to the egadi islands and "hitchhiked" a kayak tour in Dubrovnik.
I've seen scenes from past lives.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach how to do a perfect tiramisu, how to look younger and more handsome with photoshop, how to use your camera, how to meditate and most of all how to believe in fairies.
I'm learning something about permaculture and sustainable living so if your into it please teach me!
I would like to learn your typical dishes, your traditions, the story of your trips, I would like to learn gardening and medicinal plants.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Meals, stories, music, books, adventures, dreams
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Montenegro, Oman, Peru, Poland, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
France, Italy, Spain