Saif & Émilie

From: Saudi Arabia & Canada

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Belize, Guatemala, Mexico

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    Travel dates

    01/04/2019 - 31/12/2019


  • Description

    We're Saif (pronounced like "Safe") from Saudi Arabia and Émilie (pronounced like "Émilie") from Canada, and we might have some sense of humor and a lot of adventure.

    We met while traveling in the Philippines and now going through Mexico and Central America. English is the common language between us; Émilie speaks Spanish and Saif intend to improve his while in Latin America. Our native languages are respectively French and Arabic.

    The both of us are super easygoing, curious and open-minded. We both put our professional life on hold to immerse ourselves in other cultures. We’ve hitchhiked thousands of kilometers in many different countries; it’s our way of meeting locals.

  • Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • What skills do you have?

    Émilie:
    - Certified Divemaster
    - Past HelpX experience on a farm in Australia
    - Worked more than 5 years as Marketing Project Manager; developing promotional and ad campaigns, organizing teamwork
    Saif:
    - Fresh software engineer graduate; Back-end Developer, Database Manager, Network Manager
    - Lead guide in an international travel company
    - Past HelpX experience as an English teacher in a school in Japan, Bioconstruction builder in a sustainable farm in Mexico
    - Worked as a host in a fine restaurant for over the period of 6 months

  • Languages spoken

    English, French, Arabic, Spanish

  • Age

    23 & 30

  • What else ...

    One our objectives in this trip is to sharpen our Spanish and to be fluent.

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      No pork

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