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Dani Linares

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Overview

  • 11 Positive References
  • Fluent in Catalan, Valencian, Spanish; learning English, German
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Looking for a job / studying Audiovi...
  • Still learning
  • From Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Get to know human beings and overcome prejudices

ABOUT ME

Brief description:Name: DaniAge: Stone. Sorry, 28.Studies: I try. Psychology. Psychological description: Shy and introverted person, but a bit crazy when I am with my friends. Don't really like to party, I prefer to read or just to spend time with my best friends.Languages: Catalan, Spanish and my English is good enough to communicate with other human beings. Sometimes I speak to the cats.If you have any question, feel free to ask.

PHILOSOPHY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfq_A8nXMsQ

"Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of '97,

Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists, whereas the rest of my advice has no basis or reliable then my own meandering experience. I will dispense this advice now.

Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth. Oh, nevermind, you won't understand the power and beauty of your youth until they've faded, but trust me in 20 years, you'll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous you really looked. You are not as fat as you imagine.

Don't worry about the future, or worry, but know that worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubblegum.

The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind: the kind that blindsides you at 4pm on some idle Tuesday.

Do one thing every day that scares you.

Sing.

Don't be reckless with other people's hearts; don't put up with people who are reckless with yours.

Floss.

Don't waste your time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind. The race is long, and in the end, it's only with yourself.

Remember compliments you receive; forget the insults. (if you succeed in doing this, tell me how).

Keep your old love letters; throw away your old bank statements.

Stretch.

Don't feel guilty if you don't know what you want to do with your life. The most interesting people I know didn't know at 22 what they wanted to do with their lives; some of the most interesting 40 year olds I know still don't.

Get plenty of Calcium. Be kind to your knees -- you'll miss them when they're gone.

Maybe you'll marry, maybe you won't. Maybe you'll have children, maybe you won't. Maybe you'll divorce at 40; maybe you'll dance the funky chicken on your 75th wedding anniversary.

Whatever you do, don't congratulate yourself too much or berate yourself, either. Your choices are half chance, so are everybody else's.

Enjoy your body: use it every way you can. Don't be afraid of it or what other people think of it; it's the greatest instrument you'll ever own.

Dance... even if you have no where to do it but in your own living room.

Read the directions (even if you don't follow them).

Do not read beauty magazines; they will only make you feel ugly.

Get to know your parents; you never know when they'll be gone for good.

Be nice to your siblings: they're your best link to your past and the people most likely to stick with you in the future.

Understand that friends come and go, but what a precious few should hold on. Work hard to bridge the gaps and geography and lifestyle, because the older you get, the more you need the people you knew when you were young.

Live in New York City once, but leave before it makes you hard.

Live in Northern California once, but leave before it makes you soft.

Travel.

Accept certain inalienable truths: prices will rise, politicians will philander, you too will get old; and when you do, you'll fantasize that when you were young, prices were reasonable, politicians were noble, and children respected their elders.

Respect your elders.

Don't expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you have a trust fund, maybe you'll have a wealthy spouse, but you never know when either one might run out.

Don't mess too much with your hair or by the time you are 40, it will look 85.

Be careful whose advice you buy, but be patient with those who supply it. Advice is a form of nostalgia; dispensing it is a way of wishing the past from the disposal--wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts, and recycling it for more than it's worth.

But trust me on the sunscreen."

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Meeting people who is living or visiting my city.

I can't offer a couch since I'm still living with my parents, but when I live alone, I'll try to host people.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My three weeks in Malta were my first CS surfing experience. It was one of the most rewarding experiences I've ever had.

Also, if anyone is here in Barcelona and would like to meet someone to chat or go for a walk, contact me. ;)

I want to meet people from every country in the world, but I'm specially interested in people from Italy, Croatia, Serbia, Portugal, Brazil... so, if you are from one of these countries, I may contact you ;)

Interests

I don't have any particular hobbies as doing any sport or anything like that. Since I'm an introverted person, I prefer to spend my time on reading or listening to music, as I already said in my description...

BUT,

I would like to meet people to organize little trips or excursions. I like nature and I think it would be great to spend one day or two surrounded by trees, plants, animals, fresh and clean air...

AND,

I'd like to learn some Portuguese or Italian. At least I wish I could understand it.

AND... special interests:

Croatia is my beloved country. There's a silly story behind. Finland is my other favorite country, because of their music.

Music, Movies & Books

I like to read but I haven't read too many books. My favorite book is Alice in Wonderland. It's just a masterpiece, the work of a genius mind. I also love Pendergast, the character from Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston books. It's amazing.

Music: Twilightning, Excalion, Amaseffer, Serenity, Machine Men, Machinae Supremacy, Sonata Arctica, Iron Maiden, Manigance, Lost Horizon, Backyard Babies, Turbonegro, Harmony, Darkwater, Pagan's Mind, Circus Maximus, Theocracy... and the Italians Eiffel 65, they are not rock, yeah, but they were my first favorite band. I specially love them :) And music from my homeland: Dept., Plouen Catximbes, Love of Lesbian, Mendetz.

Top 4 Music Albums (in any order):

Twilightning - Plague-House Puppet Show Twilightning - Delirium Veil Amaseffer - Exodus: Slaves For Life Dream Theater - Images And Words

Top 5 songs (any order, any genre):

R.E.M. - Losing My Religion Michael Jackson - Off The Wall Dream Theater - Learning To Live Twilightning - Return To Innocence Bloom 06 - Fall

Movies: Back To The Future trilogy. I love it! And favorite actors? Edward Norton, Nicolas Cage, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Robbin Williams, Tom Hanks...

TV series: The Simpsons (I'm a die hard fan!), Lost, Desperate Housewives, Kyle XY, The Big Bang Theory, Primeval, HIMYM, Misfits.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

To sleep just under the Venice tower. To sleep on a little fisherman boat in Zadar, Croatia. To go from Bergamo to Athens only by hitchhikking.

Teach, Learn, Share

Hmmm, well, I can teach you some Catalan or Spanish if you want.

Countries I've Visited

Andorra, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, Slovenia, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Spain

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