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Arda Işıldar

Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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Overview

  • 23 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German, Turkish; learning Dutch, French, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Research fellow, environmentalist, w...
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Science
  • From Istanbul
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

is to contribute making the world a more sustainable place

ABOUT ME

I am person who is never tired of exploring. Curiosity is my fuel and motivation. I enjoy diversity, in every terms. I do not to miss the opportunity when it comes to exploring to a new place, meeting new people, and learning an interesting fact. I live in Delft, the Netherlands since 2013 for my PhD research project. Before moving to the Netherlands, I lived in Germany for 3 years.

I enjoy the company of people who are passionate about what they do. I am quite a good listener and enjoy the good time spent with friends very much . Saturday nights are my favorite time of the week! :)

I used to be a semi professional musician in the past, it is a shame I don't have time for that anymore. I play guitar and harmonica. I taught harmonica and guitar in the past.

Your Personality is Very Rare (INFP)

Your personality type is dreamy, romantic, elegant, and expressive.

Only about 5% of all people have your personality, including 6% of all women and 4% of all men
You are Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, and Perceiving.

How Rare Is Your Personality?
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PHILOSOPHY

The only constant is the change.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

A good friend of mine recomnmended CS. I am very grateful to him. I participate in CS often; by hosting, surfing and taking part in group meetings.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

All memorable, pleasant experiences. Made great friends through CS.

Hosted:

Dani from Switzerland February 2010
Victor from Germany February 2010
Marjonneke from Holland March 2010
Imma from Italy May 2010
Dounia from France June 2010
Modesto & Alba July 2010
Isabella from Mexico January 2011
Thom from Canada September 2012
Ana from Russia 2012
Wan Hsuan from Taiwan 2013
Sophie from Denmark in 2013
Renate from Germany in 2014

Surfed:

Marianne in Holland March 2010
Sophia in Germany September 2010
Ben in Germany September 2010
Janis in Latvia August 2010
Martin in December 2011
Mona from Germany September 2012
Piotr in Coopenhagen in March 2013
Pelin in Delft in April 2013
Hanna in Cologne in April 2013

Interests

Environmental issues, music, cinema, literature, history, art, photography, exploring, you!

Music, Movies & Books

I enjoy very much listening to good music, seeing movie s. I try to be a good reader, as long as I find time. Classical rock, blues, jazz (classic, smooth, acid), classical music.Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Norah Jones, Jamiroquai, Pink Martini, the Cake, Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, the Doors, Steve Vai and etc...Fight Club, Zeitgeist, Eternal Sunshine..., Star Wars series (big fan), Woody Allen, Back to the Future...Faust, Oscar Wilde, Marquez, Ernest Callenbach, Orhan Veli, Nazim Hikmet, HitchHiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Driving a van all the way from Latvia to Bulgaria (46 hours)!

Teach, Learn, Share

Could teach everything I know. Eager to learn everything you know. I am quite a generous person and enjoy sharing with others.

What I Can Share With Hosts

Traveling stories, specialities of various countries, insider tips from the cities I visited, laughter!

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, Latvia, Netherlands, Turkey

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