Balazs Benedek

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

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  • Economics, Art and Antiques appraiser
  • From Kuwait (birth), Budapest (current), Dubai (grew up)
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About Me


See, Hear, Touch, Feel, Smell


I love to travel, meet new people, see the sights...
I like to feel, see, smell, hear, touch new cities, places, and perhaps people.
I like old and new buildings, the ambience and auras of a place. The little things that many overlook.
I especially like to try local flavours. I am very adventurous generally and specifically eating. I like to take risks.
Nature is one of my inspirations, and role models, so that should give you a good idea what I am like.
I take life lightly, enjoy it to the fullest, and like to have a good time.
It is the only life we got after all.
I have my own theory of travel. I prefer to travel light, with NO baggage at all...I get things as I travel, its a fun way to go...


Pretty much I am interested in everything.
Its all a matter of timing and showmanship.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I organised, and actively participated in a few events, being the first to organize the Budapest Board Games night), which is a lot of fun and held about every 2-3 weeks.


Many years offline experience, before the .com
I have also attended many events, and hosted a few people, and vice-versa.
You may add me on facebook, if you plan to get in touch, just drop me a mail, so I know who you are:


Traveling, photo, art, buildings, talking, good fun and wine, fun, games, new experiences, cultures, rituals, alchemy, life.

Music, Movies, and Books

Jack Kerouac: On the road, Black Swan (Nassim Taleb), Mongols (history), Senecca and Oscar Wilde quotes, as well as Huxley.
Any good music, and good movies.
For example (movies): Stalker, The Man Who Loved Women (1977), Jules and Jim, Fish Story, Another Earth, Silent Souls, Adams Apples, Let the right one in, You the living, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Quite a few, but if i write it down here, what will i tell all my CS friends?

Let this remain a mystery, and something to be shared between those who have yet to become my friends through CS...Perhaps we will share good stories over good food and wine, on a starry night, with a crisp fresh full moon, talking away till the dawn breaks..

Teach, Learn, Share

Riding the wave, and going with the flow kind of people.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Aruba, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Nepal, Oman, Romania, Saint Lucia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Hungary, Kuwait, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

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