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I left my corporate job in Brazil for the first time to be actually traveling the world myself. I hosted more than 140+ people during those 10 years on CS, couchsurferd a few times. I was a very active ambassador doing a long time, organized the 4 first national meetings, the first panamerican-meeting.
I stayed out of CS for a couple of years after a burn out, but now I`m back :)
I`m curious about life, about people. I worked as a director at a market research company, today I`m working with trends and research about the future. Im always for entrepeneurs, innovators, makers, intellectuals and people in the creative industry to exchange knowledge with.
Trying is my favorite hobby. The good thing is that there are enough things out there to try.
I like events, a bit too much. I like to organize stuff: parties, girl's pedicure afternoon, movie nights. I like to read but usually too hyperactive to sit still. I like reading in the bathroom though.
I like music, I love music. I like dancing, but please dont ask me if I know "how to samba".....
To experiment. To build. To do.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I participated in so many volunteer groups and served as an ambassador for couchsurfing for many, many years (about 7).
I hosted about 80 to 90 events, both local to regional, national or panamerican.
Noaways I`m older and more low profile, trying getting to know people in a one-to-one basis
Music, Friends, Performance arts, Cinema, Watching weirdos, Watching the regular ones, Party planning... and travelling (of course).
Music, Movies, and Books
Some music (kind of unfair to the others but...)
Air /Arcade Fire /Artic Monkeys /Audio Bullys /Beck /Björk /Black Rebel Motorcycle Club /Bloc Party /Chemical Brothers /David Bowie /Death from Above /Depeche Mode /Franz Ferdinand /Front 242 /Iggy Pop & The Stooges /Interpol/ Jesus &; Mary Chain/ Kaiser Chiefs/ Kraftwerk/ Ladytron /Massive Attack/ Moby/ New Order/ New York Dolls /Nine Inch Nails /Pixies /PJ Harvey /Placebo /Portishead/ Primal Scream/ Radiohead/ Royksopp/ Sex Pistols /She Wants Revenge/ Sonic Youth/Soulwax/ Stereolab/ Suede /The Dandy Warhols/ The Raveonettes
Movies: So many... Lost in translation, Requiem for a Dream, Trainspotting, Fight Club, 24 hours party people, Hable con ella, American Beauty, Closer.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I can tell you a lot of them. In person ;-)
What I Can Share with Hosts
Cook (love it)
Help to clean, to buy wine, anything they need :)
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Bahamas, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Jamaica, Laos, Morocco, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela