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I am an easy-going & down-to-earth person ... fun, outgoing, adventurous ... lives in Cairo for 15 years. I have graduated from Business school in 2001 & CFA Charterholder since 2014. I have been working in the finance career for more than 12 years ... Banks, Stock Market, Investment Banking, and Private Equity.
I have decided in 2015 to quit this career and shift to travel writing/blogging photography/filmmaking .... after being infected by the "Travel bug" ... I can't stop traveling & exploring ..... this happened gradually over the past 8 years from traveling & hosting AWESOME travelers through Couchsurfing.
In 2014, I issued travel book series named "Couch Traveler". The first book was in Iran and second in Afghanistan. It is not a travel guide book, it is a travel diary with the taste of a novel. I am demonstrating to the reader how traveling using Couchsurfing allows us to explore the people & culture of the country being visited in an amazing and much deeper way. I am picking up countries with a mislead perception across the globe & media, to prove my theory.
I am developing my own bilingual (Arabic/English) travel blog website, to include all my travel photo albums, articles, stories, videos, tips, news. It will be the first Arabic travel website of an Arabic speaking full-time multimedia traveler.
Living without risking is damn boring
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I used to hang around with travelers in Cairo, to show around, offer help, etc, but lately I have a place to host any Cairo visitor ;) ..... i am HOSTHOLIC now LOL
Currently I have moved my living to Dahab, Sinai, and can host here. I can't host in Cairo at the moment.
It has been always a positive & life changing experiences.
TRAVELING & PHOTOGRAPHY & HOSTING
plus some sports (diving, swimming, football, squash), reading history , music, partying, dancing, meeting new people, driving, and finding good FOOD :))
Music, Movies, and Books
منطق ابن خلدون - دكتور علي الوردي
سمرقند - آمين معلوف
Countries I’ve Visited
Afghanistan, Bahrain, Cambodia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Sudan, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In