Valentina & Paul

From: Italy & France

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    New Zealand

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    Travel dates

    03/01/2020 - 03/01/2021

  • Badges

    Super Workawayer
    Explorer

  • Our status

    Travelling

  • Description

    Hello everyone!

    We are Paul and Valentina, a Franco-italian couple with the passion for travelling and discovering new cultures.

    Valentina comes from a small town situated in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. She took a Bachelor's Degree in Cultural and Linguistic Mediation and soon after that she worked as hotel receptionist during 9 months. She loves meeting people coming from everywhere in the world and sharing with them different points of view. This is what led her to study foreign languages since she is 13. In her spare time she likes drawing, dancing, swimming and cooking. The fact of growing up in the middle of the countryside defined her passion for natural landscapes and animals.

    Paul just finish its second year of Master in international Management in Shanghai, China after having traveled for studies and fishing in Sweden, Italy, Scotland and Ireland. New Zealand represents a lot for him ! he was a fishing guide for a Bed and Breakfast in Ireland during 4 seasons. Fishing and mainly fly-fishing for trouts has an important place in its life and New Zealand is a dream which became true since he landed last January ! Also it is someone very active preparing one the toughest triathlon : The Iron Man.

    We arrived in New Zealand last January and since then we have been travelling around the 2 Islands. Our goal is to visit this beautiful country and meet some locals in order to create interesting cultural exchange. We are an active couple plenty of motivation an curiosity! We will be happy to meet you and to help you !

  • Skills and knowledge we'd like to share or learn

    We're interested in: 

    Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Teaching

    Some knowledge of: 

    Gardening
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Life at a Farmstay
    Helping around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Charity Work
  • More details about your skills

    Valentina worked in Italy as hotel receptionist and tour guide in a museum. In New Zealand she worked in a potato harvester and in a factory as line inspector.
    Paul worked in with the following title: potatoes harvester, line inspection in factory, fishing guide, business developer, animator for children, gardener, international negociator

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Age

    23 & 27

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      Valentina suffers from coeliac disease and therefore she must follow a strict gluten free diet.

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