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  • 205 References 149 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Swedish; learning Danish, French, Spanish
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Structural engineer
  • BE (Hons)
  • From Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

I'm Patrick!

I've lived in Hobart for most of my life. I've also lived in Dresden, Lund and Hong Kong.

I've been on CouchSurfing since January 2009. It's been an important part of my life ever since then, especially while I was living overseas.

I work at a consulting engineering firm and have numerous other hobbies - see below!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I like personal experiences. I like getting to know surfers, hosts, and people I meet at events, especially those with whom I really click.

Check out my history page!


Music (writing, playing, listening, DJing), movies, football, ultimate, cycling, hitchhiking, geography, internet, language, friends, humour, ethics, the environment, psychology.

  • writing
  • festivals
  • environment
  • ethics
  • movies
  • music
  • guitar
  • cycling
  • soccer
  • engineering
  • geography
  • history
  • psychology
  • hitchhiking

Music, Movies, and Books


Rock, indie, alternative, folk, electro pop, jazz, house, electro house, progressive house, dubstep, electro swing, deep house, electronica.


Pulp Fiction, Inglourious Basterds, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, the Millennium series, Wristcutters: A Love Story, Inception, Once, Goodbye Lenin!, Gigantic, Das Leben der Anderen, Garden State, Fucking Åmål, Herr Lehmann, Deathproof, The Virgin Suicides, Kill Bill, Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Cashback, It's a Wonderful Life, Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei, Intouchables, Paycheck, Hot Fuzz.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Reaching Knivskjellodden, the northernmost point of Europe.
Being in Europe for 400 days.
Seeing many of the the biggest bands in the world at Rock Werchter, one epic four-day festival in Belgium.
Setting a world record among 6,346 guitar players in Wrocław.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City State, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Sweden

Old School Badges

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    35 Vouches
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