i'm a 65-year old dutchman who lives most of the year in Hua Hin, with longer annual stays in Amsterdam and New York. i'm an experienced airBNB'er, both as a host and as a guest: please take a look at the reviews. i have lived and worked in the Netherlands, Denmark, the US, Thailand and Brazil. i am conversant (in order of fluency) in dutch, english, portuguese, german and french, and can communicate basically in spanish and italian. my career has always been in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry and i currently serve as Senior Partner at consultancy group TTSI (travel and tourism strategies, inc.).