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Overview

  • 4 References
  • Fluent in Bengali, Bangla, English; learning Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Urdu
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Student, Content Manager
  • Undergraduate at University of Manchester, PG at Chester
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Survive uni; Meet interesting people; Get a job; Travel the world; Save a few lives

ABOUT ME

Greetings!
I am a former student of Finance, Management and Economics.
I value my friends and I absolutely love making new ones as well.
I'm a pretty honest, modest and kind-hearted guy, I would like to believe.
I also have a fondness for intelligent discourse, good music, good food, board games, partying and good people.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have surfed on two couches in London for 3 nights in April 2012, and it was a fantastic experience - something I can't wait to tell my friends about - cause they all perceive it to be weird and unsafe, whereas really given the right host and the right guests, it could be an experience of a lifetime.

Interests

Singing, acting, organizing things (I am an MS Excel freak!), social work (I volunteer for charities at every opportunity), swimming, Basketball, gymming, following English Premier League football and making films.

  • singing
  • acting
  • dining
  • cooking
  • partying
  • movies
  • board games
  • traveling
  • music
  • scuba diving
  • basketball
  • soccer
  • swimming
  • economics
  • social work
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Donnie Darko, Edward Scissorhands, Fight Club, Pulp Fiction, Scarface, Anchorman, Darjeeling Limited, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Scott Pilgrim VS The World, Zoolander, Austin Powers; love comedies and gangster films, appreciate anything artistic and unique or something that leaves you with something to think about.

Music: Led Zeppelin, The Shins, Disclosure, James Blake, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Gorillaz, The Doors, Zero Seven, Arcade Fire, Tool, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Julio Bashmore, Kid Cudi.

Books: High Fidelity, Kite Runner, Harry Potter, Black Swan

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Scuba Diving and Parasailing in Ibiza, Spain in June 2013;
SAARC Cultural Exchange programme for 2 weeks in India in April 2010, visiting Agra, Jaipur, Delhi and Gurgaon.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: swimming, singing, basic cooking, how to make Bangladeshi food
Learn: there's never a limit to how much one can learn. I hope to learn loads from people I meet and experiences.
Share: love, happiness, respect, a good mood, creative ideas and music.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bangladesh, France, Germany, India, Italy, Malaysia, Morocco, Nepal, Qatar, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Bangladesh, India, United Kingdom

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