I think those qualities that seem to come up in so many "message me if" sections, like Honest, Nice/Kind, Trustworthy (and Not Shirtless in Your Pics) should go without saying. I am generally laid back and easy-going but may surprise you every now and then with my intensity or a bit of an edge.
I get along with, and am attracted to, all different types of people, but there has to be an intellectual connection. Definitely looking for a truly exceptional woman; we should have great conversations and be able to enjoy each other's company without saying anything at all.
I seriously love to travel, and to travel not so seriously.
I am always up for a dining adventure (I have been known to go a little overboard on the foodie thing -- but I'm also a bit of a health nut most of the time), from hole-in-the-wall to high end.
enjoying the moment
staying calm -- or at least appearing to -- under pressure
(recent) books: The Master and Margarita, Anna Karenina, Tipping Point
(less recent): The Old Man and the Sea, The Stranger (L'Etranger - even better in French), Wind-Up Bird Chronicles, Siddartha
movies: American Beauty, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Do the Right Thing, Little Miss Sunshine, the Graduate, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
music: Simon, Dylan, Springsteen, Leonard Cohen....
SEINFELD (I know that's tv but couldn't leave it out)
...or you want to take the time to get to know a little more about me.