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Anni Ziegler

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

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  • 48 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning French, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • student
  • anthropology and art history
  • From small town near Frankfurt
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me


finding a cheap way to get into bhutan


I hate traveling. I don't like meeting new people or experience things I don't know. Being in new surroundings and getting to know new cultures scares me. I like my comfort zone and I don't want to leave it. I loathe books and music and especially detest movies. Anthropology is something I always wonder why someone would be interested in it.

And of course, worst of all are irony and sarcasm.


there's a lot of things to do before you die

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

best way to travel!


meet interesting people, try new stuff, take tons of pictures, go to museums, play guitar, do stupid stuff with friends, walk around new cities getting lost on purpose, go to concerts, philosophize about stuff, smile at strangers, watch arthouse movies and a lot of other stuff I just can't think about right now.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: aronofsky, allen, nolan, almodovar, anderson, boyle, innaritu, akin, dolan
Music: bon iver, whitest boy alive, joy division, bombay bicycle club, belle and sebastian, the shins, edward sharpe, joan as a police woman, feist, florence and the machine, bonaparte, lykke li, strokes, smiths, sufjan stevens, xx, vampire weekend, noah and the whale...
Books: Iove to read, some of my favourites: foer, hesse, sartre, coehlo, kundera, murakami, houellebecq

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Riding a horse through the mongolian steppe with nomad kids screaming at their horses right next to me.
Hitchhiking a jaguar all the way to the beginning of the trek to preikestolen, norway.
Screaming at a guy on his bicycle to finally stop cycling and look up to see the northern lights.
Bumping into a shamanic ritual at baikal lake, being shout at in russian by a supposedly drunk guy throwing raisins.
Staying a week with an indian family in kalkutta, almost getting married (unintentionally) to a friend of theirs.
Paragliding next to vultures in pokhara, nepal.
Teaching tibetan monks who'd laugh every time someone would say "shit" in mcleod ganj, india.
Climbing all those steps up in wuling yuan national park in china to see the “avatar”-mountains surrounded by smog.
Simply seeing the victory day parade in moscow.
Giving high-5s to children in indonesia while driving past them on a scooter.

Teach, Learn, Share

always up for dumpster dives! and hichthiking stories!

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, India, Netherlands, Sweden

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