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I'm a hitchhiker, most of the time a solo traveler. I like to push my boundaries, experiment and try new things. The concept of living off the grid fascinates me. I'm in the process of giving away or selling my possessions, quitting my responsibilities and setting of for a long-term travel.
I think that the most important thing in life is to remain faithful to what you believe in, and to try to make your dreams come true. I also believe in destiny, whatever happens to you, happened to you because of a reason.
I grew up in a family where freedom was much more important than money or stability. My mother would hitchhike with 5-years-old me, or my father would quit his job without hesitation just to take us all for a long vacation in a converted van.
The good old punk rock DIY philosophy is also important to me. If I can, I'd rather make something with my hands than simply buy it. I like creating and recycling things.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I host, I surf. I've been on the road, so I understand how important it is sometimes to have someone out there, waiting for you.
Even if it says 'can't host' on my profile, ask me anyways if you're stranded. I'll try to arrange something.
I'm also a member of Global Free Loaders, Trust Roots and Hospitality Club.
I hosted travelers from all over the world, and it has always been an inspiring experience. I surfed couches in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. And I loved it.
Whenerver I have a chance, I try to join CS meetings, meet some of you, see old friends.
The more I am into CouchSurfing, the more my experiences vary, but most of them are still very positive.
In life, I'm interested in living off-the-grid, self-sufficiency, survivalism.
I'm also very into creating: design, photography, DIY. I grew up listening to punk rock and still find it fascinating. I'm curious about the world, cultures and religions. In my spare time I love reading good, ambitious literature, write, draw and play RPG and boardgames.
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: lately, that would be 'Melancholia' by Lars von Trier
Music: The Cure's 'Disintegration'
Books: 'Ender's Game' by Orson Scott Card
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Here used to be a world map with all the countries I've been to marked. Somehow I can't upload it on new CS website, so look for the image in my profile pictures.
Teach, Learn, Share
I have some knowledge of budget traveling 'cause it looks like I always travel on a shoestring. I'd love to share it with you.
I'm interested in mastering the art of living and traveling without money.
What I Can Share with Hosts
A good conversation over a bottle of cold beer in the summer and a mug of hot tea in the winter.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Norway, Poland, United States