Gaetano & Caterina

From: Italy

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Italy, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea

  • Badges

    Good Workawayer
    Explorer

  • Our status

    Travelling

  • Description

    Hi, it's Caterina and Gaetano!
    And this is already good news! :)

    We are full of enthusiasm and dynamism in learning different things, discovering a new way of living, and sharing new activities with the locals. We are both interested in contributing to any project; that's why we chose WorkAway. It's not a holiday for us! Working with our hands, doing, and learning something that makes sense, spending quality time with people, and traveling the world is what we would like to do!

    We lived in Belgium for a year, and now we are looking for another place we could call home in the future.

    Gaetano - I decided to leave my job in Italy as Web Project Manager, Software Analyst, Full-Stack Developer in December 2018, after 15 years of experience. I need to breathe and learn new things. I want to use my problem-solving skills to help anyone who needs them. I like to write. I published my first book of poetry in February and studied English and French in Brussels. I am passionate about cooking, and I love animals.

    Caterina - I have had development cooperation experiences in Senegal, Honduras, and European countries. Living in such different countries has made me curious and taught me to see things from different points of view. But above all, I like to discover new things. I have finished my work experience here in Belgium, and I am ready for a new adventure. I read a lot and love to cook vegetarian dishes!

    We don't mind physical work, and we are very motivated to work hard, helpful, and friendly, eager to learn and share cultural experiences. We have had several workaway experiences.

    After spending 8 months in Asia, we returned to Italy in April due to the Covid emergency.
    We are continuing our experiences here, waiting to see what we can consider the new normality in the short future. We are in Tuscany right now, let us know if you need help.

    Then who knows where life will take us :)

  • Interests

    Beach
    Nature
    Camping
    Hitchhiking
    Sailing / Boating
    Outdoor activities
    Van life
    Farming
    Gardening
    Carpentry
    Sustainability
    Pets
    Languages
    Architecture
    Art & design
    DIY & crafts
    Writing
    Books
    Music
    Photography

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

    We're interested in:  

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Eco Projects
    Helping around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Teaching
    Charity Work

    Some knowledge of:  

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Life at a Farmstay
    Hospitality/Tourism

    Able to teach about:  

    Helping with Computers/ Internet
  • More details about your skills

    Cooking / Shopping
    Babysitting / Childcare
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Cleaning
    Language practice
    Quick Learners
    Preciseness
    Computer skills
    Communication skills
    Customer service
    Photography
    Reception skills
    Gardening
    Pets care

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

    More details about my language interests
    This workawayer has indicated that they would be interested in sharing their language(s) or learning a new language. You can contact them directly to discuss this.

  • Age

    38 & 37

  • Nationality

    Italian

  • What else ...

    Gaetano - play musical instruments (I'm learning to play the ukulele right now), write poems, read about everything, do sports (futsal, triathlon, cycling), building things with unlikely objects.

    Catherine - walking, reading about everything (especially biographies and novels), listening to music (I am a big fan of Radiohead) and doing any kind of sport. I'm also interested in politics!

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      no

    • Special dietary requirements
      no

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