Full name: Olivier Van Puyvelde
Date of birth: April 10th 1976
Education: Communication Sciences
Job: Sales Representative in the Bakery business (soon to be finished)
Languages: Dutch, English, French, a bit of German and Spanish, and perfect Swahili after a few Trappist beers ;-)
Favourite food: Chateau Briand with Roquefort sauce and true Belgian fries!
Favourite drink: Rochefort Number 8 and Chimay Blue, two Belgian Trappist Beers. Also love Duvel (another Belgian beer) and Mojito's!
Favourite movies: I'm a real movie buff and I have a tick for independent movies and documentaries. I love all movies by the genius Stanley Kubrick. My favourite series is Six Feet Under. Other directors I really like : Quentin Tarantino, Werner Herzog, Terrence Malick, Christopher Nolan, Zhang Yimou, Hayao Miyazaki, Guillermo Del Toro, Shane Meadows and Ridley Scott.
Favourite music: Depending on the mood I'm in, I can enjoy different kinds of music. My favourite is Gothic Metal though, in particular the better bands with beautiful female voices and a lot of melody : Nightwish, Epica, After Forever, Therion, ... just to name a few! I'm a big fan of power metal band Sabaton as well.
Most memorable travel experience(s): Hiking in Mount Robson National Park in Canada, celebrating New Year's Eve with a Russian family in Moscow, karaoke in Tokyo with lots of friends, surfing Hedi's couch in Estonia, road trip in the Balkans with Rolf (all the way to Montenegro).
Dream destination(s): New Zealand, Nepal, Mongolia, Indonesia, South Africa