Flavie Halais

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Journalist, filmmaker, video producer.
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About Me


Settle down in Nairobi


I currently work freelance in the film, journalism and communication industry. I'm also a filmmaker, blogger and photographer. I'm currently living in Nairobi as a journalism fellow with Nation Media Group.


Learn, learn, learn. Be curious.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Couch Surfing is now my favourite way of travelling, and it's also been a great way of meeting new people when I was living in Vancouver.


I was hosted a few times in the US and once in Sweden and I really enjoyed it. I hosted a few times in Montreal and I was quite active in the Vancouver CS community, attending and organizing events.


The thing with me is that I'm really interested in everything... I particularly love travelling, intense conversations, wine and food, music, public radio. My work is increasingly geared toward studying cities, sustainability, design and social issues. I like to discover ways to make our communities tighter.

Music, Movies, and Books

I tend to watch too many documentaries, read too many non-fiction books and can't get enough news magazines. I listen to quite a lot of music (rock, jazz, hip-hop and neo-soul.)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've been in a voodoo convent in Ouidah, Benin. That was kind of scary.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'd be happy to put my History degree to use! I can teach French or English, a bit of music. I'd like to learn more languages, photography, how to sew, how to play the cello... the list is too long. What I really like is share ideas on culture, and, er, anything, really.

Countries I’ve Visited

Benin, Brazil, Colombia, Estonia, Germany, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, France, Kenya, United States

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