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Overview

  • 14 references 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Receptionist / Photographer
  • Cinematography
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I was born in Sevilla (Andalucía) and I am currently based in Madrid. I work part time as receptionist in a hotel here. I have my cinematography studies and I do freelance photography too: www.exiliofoto.com

I am calm, easy-going and creative. I appreciate japanese culture and I try to travel there when I can.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I consider traveling as one of the most effective ways to know the world, and also the most exciting.
I surfed in Japan, Thailand, Greece, Czech Republic, Hungary, Turkey, France and Spain. I can say I always had great experiences with CS and I hope I can do it for many years. I hosted a couple of times.

Interests

I love cinema, music, traveling and photography. I like going out with friends, walk on the streets, big cities, exotic places, coffee time, the summer, diversity! I specially like asian culture (mostly Japanese).

  • arts
  • culture
  • photography
  • dining
  • cooking
  • spanish food
  • partying
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling
  • freelancing
  • cinema
  • cinematography
  • gayfriendly

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSIC: Nelly Furtado, Pet Shop Boys, Ladytron, Salyu, M.I.A., Empire of the Sun, Taeko Ohnuki, The Radio Dept., The Embassy, Happy End, Korallreven, Ally Kerr, Dido, Basement Jaxx, Röyksopp, Flipper's Guitar, Sotaisei Riron, Puffy AmiYumi, Minako Yoshida, Sunny Day Service, Miki Matsubara, taTu, The Cranberries, Timbaland, Lily Allen, Towa Tei, Lykke Li, Robyn, R.E.M., Pizzicato Five, Perfume, Cyndi Lauper, Christina Aguilera, Madonna, Sugababes, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Chairlift, The Sound of Arrows, El Perro del Mar, 2NE1, Akiko Yano, Maná, Daniel Bedingfield, Zhala, Takako Mamiya, Taken by Trees, Original Love, Noriyo Ikeda, Joe Hisaishi...

CINEMA: Studio Ghibli movies, Kenji Mizoguchi, Akira Kurosawa, Zhang Yimou, Ang Lee, Yasujiro Ozu, Kaneto Shindo, Hirokazu Koreeda, Naomi Kawase and Takeshi Kitano films. The Beauty and the Beast, Babel, Black Swan, Rear Window, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Slumdog Millionaire, Jurassic Park, Tomb Raider, Out of Africa, FernGully: The Last Rainforest,

BOOKS: Kokoro, Sputnik My Love, Tribulations of a Chinaman in China, The Power of Now.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

My one year working holiday trip to Japan; seeing the sunset from temples in Bagan; road tripping around Scotland; traveling with my japanese friend to Thailand; riding a bike in Amsterdam; trekking around Göreme (Capadoccia).

Teach, Learn, Share

I like finding people with similar interests like arts, cinema, music, photography, cuisine...

What I Can Share with Hosts

I could cook some spanish food if I stay at your place and if I can find the ingredients :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Cambodia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Japan, Spain

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