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Overview

  • 1 Reference
  • Fluent in English; learning German
  • 45, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Software eng
  • Masters
  • From Slough
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

See and do as much as I can

ABOUT ME

Have bounced around Europe depending on where work is but also love seeing new places... think my career choice might have been influenced by the travel. I started travelling at 15 with a trip Oz and then some inter-railing at 17. Have lived in Hamburg, Berlin, Sweden and Finland... favourite is Berlin though.

I can't stand most of the rubbish on TV although can watch a crap film every now and then. Mostly I'd rather be out doing something interesting instead.

I can meet people in random bars no problem but would be nice to get a bit of inside knowledge before getting to a new city. Always nice to know there's a friendly face around the corner too

PHILOSOPHY

If you think you won't like the answer, don't ask the question.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Open to meet and share a few drinks, recommend some interesting places to see and maybe bars to visit and offer a place to kip if I can (not always possible)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

None. Haven't actually used surfing yet but plan to for New Zealand and Seoul.

Interests

Have got into kites in the last year, plan to try my hand at kite surfing once the weather improves a bit. Have a camper van so weekends away in UK are easy and if I fancy somewhere else, Europe is only a flight away... I'm lucky to have friends all over Europe that will use the spare bed or sofa.

  • walking
  • drinking
  • pub crawls
  • tv
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • kite surfing
  • camping
  • surfing
  • tourism

Music, Movies, and Books

Zombie books seem to be the choice at the moment but like Richard Dawkins and Bill Bryson too. Will pick up most books and give it a go. Music is varied.. will listen to pretty much anything. And films.... normally something interesting or a nice idea in there somewhere. Really like films with a bit of twist or some of the old b&w's

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

One of my favourite holidays was walking (some would argue it was more of a pub crawl) around Lock Ness with some friends... wasn't a particularly long walk but was great to share the experience with some good friends.

I've been to many great places and would like to re-visit most of them as well as seeing more of the world too

This map isn't as specific as I'd like but gives an idea I suppose :/

visited 25 states (11.1%)Create your own visited map of The World or Free iphone travel guide

Teach, Learn, Share

Have lots of stories to share... few jokes too so long as you're not easy to offend ;)

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Canada, China, Iceland, New Zealand, Poland, Russian Federation, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom

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