My name is Luis and I live in Madrid (Spain). I'm 44 years old and I love traveling. Next travel is to Bahamas for learn to feed sharks. I love the speed, my motorcycle, my electric guitar and the chocolate. My two babies are my cats. I hate people who hurt another people or animals. Actually I'm fighting hardly against the killing of dolphins in Taiji (Japan).
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE COUNTRY SO FAR?
I live in Spain and I've travelled all around the world for years. My favorite country is USA. Too big and too much landscapes and I can choose what I wanna see.
WHAT PLACE IS TOP OF YOUR BUCKET LIST?
Actually I wanna go to Bahamas: I have a friend living there and diving with sharks and I wanna try it
WHAT CAN'T YOU TRAVEL WITHOUT?
My cell phone. Actually, I can't live without it. I am an addict, lol
DO YOU PREFER SOLO TRAVEL OR WITH SOMEONE ELSE?
I prefer traveling with someone else, but traveling alone have something special, and it's possible meeting fantastic people
WHO IS THE PERSON AT HOME THAT YOU MISS THE MOST?
I don't miss anybody. When I'm traveling I am living my adventure. There is not place for missing anybody
WHICH COUNTRY HAS THE MOST FRIENDLIEST PEOPLE?
I found a lot of friendly people in Philippines and Mozambique. The people of these countries, even without enough money for having too much luxes, they are always smiling.
WHO IS THE MOST INTERESTING PERSON YOU'VE MET SO FAR?
One of the most interesting person I met is you, Fiona Solis. You are a wonderful person and this is the reason because we keep on the contact almost 10 years ago
WHAT'S BEEN YOUR SCARIEST MOMENT?
I was 18 and I went to Kenya to a safari for exploration wild life. We were taking pics of an elephant, but we didn't realize that her baby was too close, so she attacked us, but just a scare.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT?
I can't remember any embarrassing moment. maybe when I meet people and they start to speak in a language that I don't understand.
WHAT HAS BEEN THE MOST USEFUL ITEM YOU'VE BROUGHT?
Magnets for my fridge
WHAT'S THE BEST PIECE OF TRAVEL ADVICE YOU'VE RECEIVED?
I always think that knowing different people, different countries and cultures made me better person and open minded. This is my best present of my travels.
WHAT'S THE LONGEST YOU'VE BEEN AWAY FROM HOME?
I’ve been traveling all around USA for two months. It was a great experience
WHAT'S YOUR DREAM JOB?
I don't like working. Dream and Job is not a good combination of words
WHERE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO LIVE IN THE WORLD?
I'm happy in my actual city, Madrid, Spain, but I could combine it with NYC: I just need the money to do it, lol
NAME THE COUNTRIES YOU HAVE VISITED.
Almost all Europe, USA, Mexico, Brazil, Philippines, Morocco, Mozambique, Kenya, Egypt.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TRAVEL MEMORY?
When I was 4 I remember my first travel by plane. The captain gave me a miniature of the plane
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE LEARNED?
I think that people and is wonderful, at every place, every country you can find wonderful people. I've learned to break prejudices.
IF YOU WROTE A NOVEL, WHAT WOULD IT BE ABOUT?
Maybe about our personal travel to find interior peace. The way to be at peace with yourself is something interesting to write.
WHAT TRAVEL SCAMS HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT?
The taxi drives. At every country. I'm not talking about everybody, but it's very common.
DO YOU CALL YOURSELF A TOURIST OR A TRAVELLER?
I call myself a traveller. I love knowing a city, the people, the way of living and always I leave behind of me some good friends in my way.
STRICT SCHEDULE OR GO WITH THE FLOW?
Of course, going with the wind. When I was in the University, every summer I used to travel around Europe. When I was in a country, I never knew the next city or country. Always happened something that gave me the direction.
WHAT'S BEEN THE BEST STREET FOOD YOU'VE HAD?
I found a wonderful Chinese food in San Francisco, lol
WHAT WAS THE MOST CHALLENGING THING YOU'VE DONE?
I keep on waiting the Challenge of my life. When I do something that I consider a challenge, I realize that it's not, life is easier than people think. The important is the attitude.
DO YOU THINK YOU'LL STAY FRIENDS WITH THE PEOPLE YOU'VE MET?
Yes, of course. You are the example. I met you 10 years ago, and here I am, enjoying with your successes
WHAT IS THE MOST INTERESTING ANIMAL YOU'VE SEEN?
The whale shark. It's a magical moment diving with it, although at the moment I didn't dive with the great white.
WHO IS YOUR DREAM TRAVEL COMPANION?
At every place I find my dream travel companion
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM TRAVELING EXPERIENCE.
I'd love to have a year for traveling all over the world
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 3 WORDS?
Adventurer, Strong and Funny
WHAT CAN YOU ADVICE TO PEOPLE WHO WANTED TO START TRAVELING?
Like nike, just do it. lol
TRAVELING brings us love, joy, it changes our beliefs and perceptions in life. It can make us better and stronger people. Through TRAVELING we learn to love, to forgive. to broaden our horizons. The best part of TRAVELING is to meet people along the way with whom we share stories, with whom we become friends, for that moment and possibly forever.
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