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at the moment living in osaka (don't get fooled by my verified location, not going to change it until i settle down - whenever that happens?)! i'm doing an exchange year at osaka university studying japanese language and culture, but back home my major is psychology. i'm living in a shared house with a friend, so it's not granted that i can host you, but i'm always happy to show you around osaka (the little i know) in case you're interested!
"people living deeply have no fear of death." -anaïs nin
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
i want to meet you!
also hosting and attending meetings whenever possible - not as often as i would like, though
i've met a lot of wonderful people mostly on different CS meetings and hosted some! been to underground parties in london, fallen tragically in love in barcelona, gotten a tour in the alleys of kathmandu - yes, it has been great!
-spontaneous encounters with all kinds of people
-traveling independently or in a good company
-long conversations over a cup of tea
-literature (reading and writing)
-music (especially singing and playing the piano)
-long summer nights in scandinavia
-archipelago and the sea (sailing with an old wooden sailing boat)
-old, odd and beautiful objects
-studying languages and different cultures
Music, Movies, and Books
music: oh boy! i could talk about it for hours. something that i've been listening to lately: Young Galaxy, Boards of Canada, Nils Frahm, Nicolas Jaar, Douglas Dare, Ben Howard, Billie Holiday, Veronica Maggio
books: i wish i had more time to read! the latest novel was by a swedish author, but i'm also reading a lot of short stories, journal articles, and scientific literature online. i love prose with short, seemingly simple (yet complex) sentences that open up like chinese tea flowers
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
-talking all night with friends or with people you've just met
-new york with the best of random encounters that became great friends
-love disco on knarrholmen
-12-hour breakfast with a person i met the same day
-love and generosity of people i do not now
Teach, Learn, Share
i can teach you how to make a perfect bread from the scratch, finnish/swedish vocabulary or how to dance in the rain like no body's watching!
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Nepal, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Belgium, Finland, Japan, Spain, Sweden