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Currently in Jeddah for a couple of weeks! I want to eat all the food.
Travel the world! Trips to Morocco, Pakistan, Nepal, Thailand, Cuba, Peru are in the pipeline before I move to Australia late 2016.
I like challenges and adventures, going to new places and trying new things, I LOVE traveling. I want to quit work one day and go on extended leave to travel. I'm apparently a party pooper because I don't smoke or drink, meh.
Just do it. Jump in, head first. Live each day as your last.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Just getting started; offering a couch and a bed!
I mostly surf since I haven't received many requests here in Saudi. Not too easy getting a tourist visa.
Visited 32 countries (14.1%) Create your own visited map of The World or Like this? try: Google Protocol
Great so far! From Doha, Qatar when I had to attend an event and I met my hostess Lydia as well as fellow surfer Rachid and other members of the Doha CS community; to Zanzibar, Tanzania with Juma Carlos - showing me what the island had to offer and I did everything there is to be done on the island with the little time I had. Hanging out with David in Bahrain and Phoebe in Singapore, and last but not least, New Year's Eve in Sydney with Sofia & co! Unbelievable night with great fireworks by the harbour and a couple of after after parties.
An experience that shall be repeated repeatedly for sure.
Cycling/motorbiking, scuba diving, football (soccer), basketball, mountaineering/rock climbing, swimming and learning languages! I suck at the languages part though.
Music, Movies, and Books
Too many to list - not all that into sci-fi though, also used to be into self-help/development/motivational stuff but i'm convinced its a load of crap now so no more.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
1. Skydiving from 14000ft
I did standup for a while, was in a movie about its reach in the ME, got the chance to perform in front of Vince Vaughn, Kevin Spacey and Robert De Niro at the premier of our movie!
Been to Iraq for work and had an insane security escort convoy, childish but pretty cool if you ask me.
Euro road trip from Poland all the way to the south of France!
Saw a pride of lions devouring a giraffe, in Kruger park (RSA), pretty intense.
Managed to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2013 and Gran Paradiso in 2015.
Went on another road trip, this time in Australia. ADL to BNE, tons of stops along the way - the best of which was Sydney for NYE and Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. Loved the waves.
Driving down the PCH in California, beautiful scenery.
Raced around Sri Lanka in a Tuk Tuk against 6 teams, unforgettable memories..
Kayaking in Oman with insane waves, probably not the smartest decision looking back now
Teach, Learn, Share
Teach: Mass transit surfing (details on this later), how to tie a tie, how to look busy doing nothing 101, how to change a flat tire in 5 minutes, how to fold a shirt in under 10 seconds, alphabetizing m&ms, and public speaking.
Learn: How to dance, cook, surf, ski, play an instrument and do archery
What I Can Share with Hosts
A bicycle and a motorbike for you to get around town.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Monaco, Nepal, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia