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joao.ambrosio

About me

I was born in Lisboa where I also studied. Currently, I am living in Cascais, a town near Lisboa, between the Atlantic and the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park.
I love to travel, going to new places and discover different cultures from mine, trying to capture the complexity and beauty of this world. I love to meet new people with different cultures and backgrounds.
I also love Nature and outdoors activities. I like to learn new things from the most varied areas such as history; gastronomy; music; science; art and ecology are some of the topics that I like.
I think I am a simple, easygoing and open-minded person. I am a very curious guy.

Spoken languages

  • Portuguese Mother Tongue
  • English Fluent
  • Italian Beginner
  • Mandarin Chinese Beginner

My interests

Hobbies:

I like to to do many things. I am always having new ideas for new projects. Listen to music, reading, writing, planning new trips, creating things in wood, trekking, spend some time in Nature and simply chill out are some of the things that I like to do.

Books:

I like to read poetry, novels and historical books.

Music:

A bit of every kind of music. I love listening to folk, indie, reggae music and so on. I love to go to music concerts and festivals.

Films:

I like to watch movies, specially historical, biographical, sci-fi and philosophical ones.

Organisations I belong to:

Helpo ONG helping kids after their school.

Travel experiences

Past trips:

InterRail, Iceland, camping road trips in some countries of Europe, cycling trips in Portugal Açores, Portugal-China by train (including Trans-Siberian railway) are some of the trips I did.

Planned trips:

South America, India and Morocco.

Accommodation

wheelchairmaybe
Max number of guests:
6
Maximum length of stay:

A couple of days. Depending on my schedule at that time.

I Live With:

My girlfriend.

Please bring:

Good vibes. If you like to cook we would be happy to enjoy a meal cooked by you!

I can offer my guests:
A guided tour, A dinner.

A bed, a guided-tour, walk, chat, meal, a drink. I can show you special places that I know. Show a bit of my country culture and history.

I can offer my hosts:

Learn from each other about our own country, culture and our own travel experiences. Chat. Share a meal and a drink together.

Public transport:

My house is at 10 min distance by foot to Estoril and Monte Estoril train stations. There is a bus stop at the end of my street also. You can go easily to Cascais by foot and to Lisboa by train (35 min by train).

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