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Proud portuguese from Lisbon. I work as a Social Media Manager for a Lisbon-based digital agency and I like to experiment and create new things - that's probably the reason I'm so into music and photography.
I lived in Macau for 4 months while doing an exchange program from my university and it opened my eyes to a whole new world that was far from reality in my head. Being able to travel in that part of our planet allowed me to meet a lot of open-minded people that always had something interesting and meaningful to share. That's the main reason why I love travelling.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Initially to check out different acccomodation opportunities, especially because cost-wise it was amazing, but after I arranged a "couch" through this platform, I realized it's much more than saving! Me and my friends got tents in the coast of Croatia and we shared a camp with a lot of like-minded people. It was a remarkable experience and I owe that to the Couchsurf community and to my first host Didier! When you mix low-cost travelling with meeting amazing people, it's the best combo possible :)
My biggest interest right now is photography. I love walking around with a camera, it makes me happy :D
I love to travel, I've seen and met incredible places and people thanks to it. I'm always trying to find somewhere new to go!
- performing arts
Music, Movies, and Books
I'm not too picky with music, I listen to pretty much everything. Hip Hop, Jazz, Electronic music... Some of the artists I listen more right now are BadBadNotGood, BROCKHAMPTON, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Sensible Soccers and the list goes on!
Some of my favorite movies are Fight Club, Whiplash and, of course, Grand Budapest Hotel. I love Wes Anderson! I'm not a big fan of TV shows, I loved Mad Men and pretty much the only one I follow right now is Mr Robot.
I like to read but don't have a particular favourite genre, just whatever I find interesting.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Rode a motorcycle through the Hai Van Pass in Vietnam
Watched the sunrise in Angkor Wat
Paragliding in Malaysia
Got lost in a mountain in Cambodia (it was only amazing once I finally knew where I was, after 2 hours)
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach some Portuguese! I would love to share some typical portuguese or just yummy recipes but I have to admit I perform better on the eating rather than the cooking part.
From local cuisine to a particular skill or passion from the host I'm up for learning pretty much anything, as random as it could be. When I was in the Azores I learned some random facts about pineapples and it was awesome. Did you know they take 2 years to grow before you eat them? Boom, knowledge.
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Laos, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In