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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, French, Italian; learning German
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Freelance photographer
  • Books, comics, movies, video games! And to a lesser exten...
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I started a small personal business as a photographer right after graduation. Now I have to make it thrive and figure out my adult life, or something

ABOUT ME

So..., I graduated in September 2015 in Foreign Languages in Paris. I really love languages, I speak a decent English and French too, I'm trying to learn some German.

A 6 months stay in China gave me a lot of lust for travelling and seeing the world, I'd like to do some backpacking or bicycle travelling in the next years.

I'm trying to earn a living as a photographer, but I'm also looking for other jobs in the meanwhile. I've a tiny flat of mine in Turin, so I'll be happy to host you and spend some time together, if it will be possible for me.

I love reading, I'm generally curious about the world, people in it and everything.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm hosting in my home town Turin, if you come stay at my place, I'd love to spend some time together if we both have some time :) I'll add some photos of my place as soon as I've got time!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Just one, as you see in the references, I hosted two Polish girls at my place in Paris while I was studying there, they were really nice persons and as a first experience it was very cool. Also, I was given a bed by a stranger on one occasion in China, it was really convenient for me and he was very generous to have me, so I was so grateful. Everything went fine!

Interests

I'd say see 'about you' section for brevity's sake

  • culture
  • cooking
  • reading
  • traveling
  • backpacking
  • business
  • languages

Teach, Learn, Share

I'd like to learn your language, and I can teach you Italian (or Chinese) too, if you're interested!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share insights about my culture and those of the places I visited, plus (hopefully) funny stories from my travels...I'd love to cook an Italian meal for you if you like the idea, and if I can find the necessaire where you live!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, China, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, France, Italy

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