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I try to live my life to the full and grab opportunities as they present themselves. It's common in my culture to accept a life of mediocrity and be miserable. I don't see the point in that, so I'm trying my best to build a big collection of memories that I can look back on when I'm an old man.
I traveled a lot in 2016 visiting 11 countries and spent 2017 working to recharge my bank balance... but now I'm hitting the road again!
In 2018/19 my goal is to convert a van and travel around Canada and the US. It's a big goal which will be hard to achieve but small goals lead to small achievements!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Adventures are more fun when shared. My experiences of this site have only ever been good and so I want to continue this trend!
I love the idea of living a minimalist life, with everything you own being in your backpack. My bag is 40l but i'm trying to slowly downsize as time goes on. People are often shocked with how little I travel with.
Making new connections with people is one of the most satisfying things in my life. I have met the majority of my friends while traveling and there's very few people I talk to now from my home town (sadly).
Solo travel is what makes me feel most myself even though I find it draining! It forces you into situations outside of your comfort zone and that's the best way to grow as a person I think.
- solo travel
Music, Movies, and Books
Into the Wild is my favourite book. It's the book that made me do something about my depressing, boring life and to push myself to travel (which was something very out of character). If you haven't read it then I highly recommend it (the film is great too).
I like 20th century science fiction with 1984 and Brave New World being my top 2.
My music taste varies but a few are Grimes, Bonobo and Rich Brian are regularly in my most played
My favourite film right now is Blade Runner 2049. Science Fiction is the genre I enjoy the most.
My top video games are, SSX 3, PUBG, Persona 3,4,5 and Call of Duty 4
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Beatboxed for a Spanish Catholic University Group
Been to a rave in an abandoned Hotel on a Croatian island
Attended a city council meeting in Medford, Oregon
Been in a hot tub in the Canadian Interior Winter where it was so quiet I could hear my own heart beating.
Experienced thanksgiving with 50 people all in one tiny house in Seattle!
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach you how to travel the world with under 5kg of luggage, how to build and maintain a Computer and how useful the humble spreadsheet can be for getting the most out of your life
I'd like to learn how to cook new dishes and all about different cultures
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, Wales
Countries I’ve Lived In