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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'm 25, I graduated in September 2015 in Foreign Languages in Paris. I really love languages, I speak a decent English and French too, I'm taking evening classes of 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'd like to have a place of my own in which to confortably host fellow couchsurfers, at the moment that's not the case.

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

Ehm...I promise I'll be offering hospitality to people who want to visit my city, when I'll be able to!

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, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, France, Italy

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