Jean-francois Combe

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Diploma of Financial Services
  • From Antibes, a small town in the South East of France
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About Me


Settling back home


In few lines.
I am someone who loves new experience and traveling is a great way to get plenty of them. Unfortunately I haven't travel much those last few years but thanks to the Global Financial Crisis I lost my job. It made me realise that it was time for a big trip again.
Oh! and I am also easy going, very respectful and I am fun to be around.


Make the most of now,you never know how long the good times will last.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Well so far I have participate as a surfer and I went to few meetings. As a surfer I really try to make my presence enjoyable for the host.
I can host now I'm back in Australia.


I have been hosted by 2 people in Fortaleza (Brasil) and both time the experience was great. But for me more important than the free accommodation, CS is great to meet people.
So even if I don´t surf I always go to the CS meeting of the cities I visit.


Traveling, music, Football, basketball, wakeboard, snowboard, movies, books, surf.

Music, Movies, and Books

I have been reading a lot of those "Lonely Planet" guides, and they must be pretty good as I keep on going back to them I also read a bit recently and the good ones were: The road, The life of Pi, Into the wild, white teeth, the mission song.
The movies I enjoyed lately: Sunshine, Anchorman, Solaris, Before Sunset, The Darjeeling Limited, Be Kind Rewind, Dikkenek, Bruno
I also listen to a lot of music and right now it's: Ida Maria, Laura Marling, Duffy, Angus and Julia Stone, Coldcut, Saul Williams, Portishead, Nouvelle Vague, Thom Yorke, Lisa Mitchell, Whitley, Soko, N.E.R.D, Peter, Bjorn and John, CSS, Kanye West, The Ting Tings, Muse, Anis, Radiohead

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Ran a marathon, jumped from a plane even though I am scared of height, traveled a fair bit.
I will list the places I visited here (it's a bit quicker than in the travels section:
France, Switzerland,Scotland, England,Finland,Germany,Estonia, Ireland,Iceland, Spain, Italy, Holland,Czech Republic,
New-York, Canada, Saint-Barthelemy, Saint-Martin,
Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia,India, Singapore, Japan, Fiji, Lebanon, Tunisia,

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach some English, some French and few bits and pieces.
I would love to learn more languages.

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, Iceland, Laos, Spain, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Saint Lucia, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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