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I know that can be a controversial matter for some people but it's important to mention that I'm fully vaccinated (Pfizer vaccination) 💉
Professional IT Specialist working for a global leader multinational company who provides business consulting, outsourcing and digital services.
I consider myself a laidback and open minded person actively fascinated with the world around me. I've always had a ton of raw curiosity and excitement about discover new things.
Everyone on their own path brings something unique and we can learn a lot by taking a glimpse at another's.
Traveling is the best, especially if we have a purpose behind it. I've met so many awesome people by throwing plans to the wayside for a bit and relaxing, exploring and just going with the flow.
You want to be part of my journey?
▪️ Let's meet, share stories, meals, learn from each other and maybe ... travel together 🙌
Be grateful for what you have and never regret anything that made you smile.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
One of the travel benefits is the opportunity to have new experiences and witness different cultures.
I am very enthusiastic and curious about different cultures, lifestyles, realities and in particular " languages."
Couchsurfing gives us the opportunity to meet wonderful people from all over the world.
I have met many amazing people through this app, I now feel that I become a richer traveler who has tons of friends and such great experiences everywhere!
My main interests are traveling, discover new cultures and meet new people.
Traveling takes us out of our comfort zones and inspires us to see, taste and try new things. It constantly challenges us, not only to adapt to and explore new surroundings but also to engage with different people, to embrace adventures as they come and to share new and meaningful experiences
- language exchange
Music, Movies, and Books
📚 Ikigai - Héctor García
🎼 Sweet Child O'Mine – Guns N' Roses
🎥 Actually I like pretty much all kind of movies
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I will share some of them:
▪️My trip to Tokyo was unforgettable as I found myself surrounded by enthusiastic locals who eagerly requested to take numerous pictures with me. It was one of the best experiences I've had while traveling.
▪️I embarked on a rewarding hiking adventure in Kotor, making my way towards the magnificent Fortress Walls. The journey took approximately two hours, filled with breathtaking scenery and a sense of anticipation. As I ascended higher, the views became increasingly awe-inspiring, showcasing the beauty of the surrounding landscapes. The hike was a perfect blend of physical challenge and natural splendor, making it a truly memorable experience.
▪️During my first hitchhiking experience in North Macedonia, I found myself in a thrilling and somewhat risky situation. I was picked up by a group of young locals, including a 16-year-old driver, who drove recklessly without a license, performing daring drifts on the road
▪️I had an unforgettable experience in Tokyo when I missed my flight and found myself stranded at the airport with no money. Desperated, I reached out to a friend for help and fortunately, she lent me the necessary funds to purchase another ticket. However, there was a catch that I had to wait for five days for the next available flight. Feeling disheartened, without money and unsure of what to do, I found myself at the airport contemplating my situation.
That's when a random Japanese gentleman approached me. He explained that he was conducting a research for the upcoming Olympics Games and after hearing about my situation, he offered me a helping hand.
What struck me the most was his genuine kindness and despite not knowing me at all, he invited me to stay at his home for the duration of my unexpected layover of 5 days. It surprised me because Japanese people generally never do that to strangers. He mentioned that my eyes reflected sincerity, truthfulness and were pure.
Additionally, he expressed his personal preference regarding tattoos and earrings. He mentioned that he was not particularly fan of them and if I had either, he wouldn't host me.
Upon arriving at his home, I was greeted with a delicious hearty meal that he had prepared. Over the course of those five days, he became not just a host, but also a friend. He took me on explorations of Tokyo, showing me breathtaking temples and sharing the beauty of the city. We even rode bikes together, indulged in local cuisine at various restaurants and I had the chance to meet many of his friends.
The experience was eye-opening and heartwarming and he showed me incredible generosity and taught me the value of trust, despite our initial differences.
As my journey continued, I carried with me the memories of those five days—a testament to the goodness that can exist between strangers. I will forever cherish this extraordinary experience and the lessons it taught me about the inherent kindness of people, transcending borders and backgrounds.
Teach, Learn, Share
▪️Willing to teach you how to make a good portuguese meal with few ingredients
▪️I'll be really interested to learn a bit of your language and hear some your interesting stories
▪️Suggestions about great sightseeing attractions to visit in the city and traditional venues to try local food.
What I Can Share with Hosts
🗣️ A lots of nice CS Stories
🍽️ Recipe from my hometown
🇵🇹 Portuguese language communication
💁🏾♂️ A great time in my company
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine
Countries I’ve Lived In
Czech Republic, France, Portugal