It's much better to just meet a person and find out.
Other than that, I'd say my weird, dry humour & forgetting my swimming glasses for the pool is where I excel at. And I'm very good at not being good at various things as well.
Books: LOTR, Discworld series, Potter, Hyperion series, Ian M. Banks... fantasy & sci fi in general. But I do enjoy others as well. I like diaries/documentaries on foreign cultures (People staying in Japan etc).
Movies: LOTR again, Silent Hill, Lost in Translation, Monty Python, The Ring, Nemo, American Beauty, Braveheart, Potter, Watchmen, Sin City, The Big Lebowski, Johnny Darko, Secretary, Trainspotting, ..
TV: Monty Python, Little Britain, Good Standup Comedy, Dr. House, Two and a half Men, Torchwood, Southpark, ...
Games: Mostly either good CRPGs (Neverwinter Nights, Dragon Age, Two Worlds, The Witcher...) or some nice RTS.
Music: Linkin Park, ASP, Sting, Police, various Trance, various Classics, Loreena McKennit, Nightwish, Within Temptation, Evanescence, Moby, Ladysmith Black Mombazo, Yello, Röyksopp, Rammstein, Moya Brennon, Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd, Massive Attack ... for dancing, anything with a hard electro beat.
Food: Thai, Chinese, Mexican, Japanese, Indian, Libanese ... in fact, anything wild, new, spicy (but not too hot).... Food is one of the most interesting bits of a different country, I don't understand people eating their Schnitzel everywhere at all. I could eat Thai curries, Sushi, teriaky beef, indian curries etc nonstop (welllll, I have to pay some attention to my weight, though).
(What kind of question is this? Write me if you like the profile. Or if you don't. Or if you're indifferent. Or none of the three).