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  • 114 references 96 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Malay, Russian, Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2019
  • Language Private Tutor
  • No education listed
  • From Houilles, Yvelines, France
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About Me

I genuinely love to travel to territories that are unknown to me. I believe that People make a place special and unique. Beyond the concept of tourism, I'm more into the human aspect of travelling.

I'm a foodie and I eat Everything, fearless.
I enjoy a glass or red wine (or two, and so on). That might be the French part of me since I was born and grew up in Paris (in the suburb). Don't be surprised if my profile says Georgia. I used to live and host there, but don't greet me in Georgian which I have a very few knowledge of the language (it happened many times).

Last time I was in France was in 2019, I live and travel abroad ever since. I'm working online as a French tutor (freelance). I just love living abroad. It brings me so much as a person. I'm trying to become wise. Long way to go.

Currently based in Malaysia, country that I love, and I can speak 'bahasa'. It is my home for 1.5 years in total, on and off.

I'm a calm, quiet and spiritual person. Minimalist. Epicurean. A lone wolf. Independent. An introvert. Yet, I'm always delighted to meet someone new regardless of his/her culture, background, ethnicity etc. I value 1:1 friendship and deep experience more.

"Silence is golden. Be for the most part silent, or speak merely what is necessary, and in few words." Epictetus

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I have hosted in France, Malaysia, Armenia and Georgia. I'm always more than happy to show my guests around, especially since I get the chance to choose where I live and I completely immerse myself into the country's culture.

When I travel, connecting with locals/expats/residents is a must and the utmost experience any traveller can get. Tourist attractions are nice but I'm more looking for the human aspect of traveling.

I have surfed with travel buddies, my girlfriend at the time and even my mom!


  • poetry
  • photography
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • geography
  • geopolitics
  • history
  • science
  • hitchhiking
  • food
  • cinema
  • nature
  • sea
  • tattoo
  • enjoying a drink

Music, Movies, and Books

I like jazz, blues, lo-fi music. I enjoy listening to piano composers like Javād Ma'roufi (جواد معروفی), Denis Stelmakh (Денис Стельмах), Erik Satie, Claude Debussy.

I'm into poetry (French, Russian) and philosophy (Spinoza, Epicurus).
I write poetry and prose as well.
I love to learn languages and dialects. I can speak French, English, Spanish, Malay (Bahasa Melayu) and Russian. I can read Korean (Hangul) and Arabic (Jawi) even though I haven't been practising for a long time.

I love watching movies and series.
Into The Wild, Call Me By Your Name, Her, Revolutionary Road, 127 Hours (American). Les Petits Mouchoirs, Mon Roi, Love from Gaspar Noé, Dix Pour Cent (French). Parasite (Korean). Dear Tenant (Taiwanese).

But I guess what defines me the most is that I'm into outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, cycling and swimming. One of my Cs host called me once a "mountain monster".

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Mountain monster achievements
🌄 Gunung Kinabalu 4.095 m. highest in Malaysia
🌄 Yushan 3.952 m. highest in Taiwan
🌄 Fujiyama 3.776 m. highest in Japan
🌄 Mount Apo 2.954 m. highest in the Philippines
🌄 Mount Baba 2.601 m. 3rd highest in North Macedonia
🌄 Hallasan 1.947 m. highest in South Korea
🌄 Khongoryn Els dunes in the Gobi desert (Mongolia)

Road trip across the Pamir region of Tajikistan, also called the roof of the world. No Internet, absolute silence, high altitude, unique feeling.

Hitchhiking and riding a motorbike around the Gobi desert in Mongolia. Which I will add having three motorbike accidents in one week in Vietnam.

Giving an online class from a yurt.

Heading to the bus station to ask for information and meeting another traveller who just started his journey across the world, he was scared because he couldn't communicate in Kyrgyzstan. I helped him with translation and he finally asked me to join him where he was heading to and I said yes. Ended up getting to the other side of the country but it was fun because it was spontaneous.

But most importantly I can touch the tip of my nose with my tongue and only 34 % of the general population can perform this act.

Teach, Learn, Share

I think we all influence each other in a way.
It happens that talking to someone new makes us think differently, even enlarging our own vision.
I also think that we could genuinely HELP and sometimes radically change someone's life with "small" actions and attentions or simply by being ourselves.

"I think that it is in human nature to want to connect and sometimes we connect with people so intensely that the enthusiasm and the satisfaction of that relationship never fades."

What I Can Share with Hosts

As a host in Georgia
Georgian wine 🍷 cheese 🧀 good company and discussions in the best restaurants in Batumi. Let me know when/where you arrive and I will either pick you up or arrange a Bolt/Yandex taxi to fetch you. Laundry, hot shower after rainy days which is everyday in Batumi. The wine is always on me! It's part of both Georgian and French culture. We can also go gambling 💸 in casinos.

As a guest across the world
Sorry, I'm a bad cook. I can only "cook" potatoes 🥔 but hey! that's something! If it happens that you've got potatoes at home, they will be cooked!
Being a cosmopolitan person, like to be involved in my host daily life so I'm definitely keen on helping, trying anything. In my previous experiences I have been teaching English to my host's students, joining a podcast, leading an online talking session with locals, planting mangrove seeds, composing songs using my poetry lines as lyrics, cooking local dishes and even inventing a French-Taiwanese fusion dish hahah.

As an experienced traveller (over 60 countries over 6 years of travelling) 🌏 I could share my stories, advice and CS experiences.
I have also met a lot of people interested in changing their way of living/work for whom I could give some guidance. I have already helped doing motivational/inspirational videos.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Armenia, France, Georgia, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

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