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  • 21 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 49, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Senior Web Developer
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • From Montréal, Qc, Canada
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About Me


Get the most out of life, with compassion


I've been traveling quite a bit and one of the bests thing that can happen when you are abroad is to meet local people. I think CS is a great idea.

My appartement is on the Plateau Mont-Royal, a quite central and lively area in the city of Montréal with a lot of cafés, bars, restaurants, theaters, etc. It is also only 3 blocks away from a metro station. The area is great. I've been living here for 10 years now. I have a couch which can accommodate 2 people, however it is not in a closed room.

I am non-smoker, and I prefer people not to smoke in my apartment.




We are here to learn something

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I like hosting people once in a while. It allows me to travel a bit event if I am at home. And when I am travelling, I like to use couchsurfing. It allows to visit a place from inside, with the insight from a local person instead of discovering the place thought its typical tourist attractions.


I'm a member since August 2008. I hosted a few guests, and I met with a CSer in Bonaire. I've also been to a few CSers gathering here in Montréal and it has always been great fun.


In my free time, I like to take classes: sailing, diving, German, Spanish, Italian (but I forgot it all... shame on me), theater, piano, salsa, tango, massage therapy (Shiatsu and Californian massage), tantra and sacred sexuality workshops, wine tasting... I guess I like learning. I haven't been taking all of these classes at the same time, of course. ;-) But it gives you an idea of my fields of interest.

In the Summer, I like sailing and in the Winter cross-country skiing.

  • theater
  • dancing
  • salsa dancing
  • tango
  • wine
  • wine tasting
  • massage therapy
  • technology
  • traveling
  • piano
  • scuba diving
  • sailing
  • skiing

Music, Movies, and Books

L'auberge espagnole has been one of my favourite movies in the past years.

As far as music goes, I listen to a lot of World Music.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

A 10 month trip around the World in 1999-2000

Teach, Learn, Share

- Computers and technology
- Sailing
- Massage therapy (Californian, Shiatsu) and Chinese Medicin
- Salsa dancing

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Croatia, Czech Republic, Fiji, France, Greece, Guadeloupe, India, Italy, Lebanon, Martinique, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Canada, Germany

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