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Couchsurfing is for me a field of exchange. I love to meet new people and have a good talk, share experiences or learn from each other, help each other out for a night or two ;-)
I can understand, that there are people, who are only locking for a free couch for the night. Please don't feel offended if I suggest a hostel or Jugendherberge or another couch ;-)
Meeting open minded people and having a good time together. Learning from each other. I support people who want to start their own business.
my best friends would describe me: "Open minded and curious for everyone and everything"
I love meeting and learning about new people, places, sports, books, jobs... almost everything :-)
I'v worked since 2007 as an engineer, but mainly got interested in the social field as well, dealing with humans instead of machines. That's why i've chosen to work as a coach and trainer as well.
My way of life has changed a lot during the last years. It's very minimalist by now - I try to reduce myself as much as possible from materialistic things to get time and freedom for more enjoyable parts of life.
If you want to stay at my place and buy me a present, please don't buy me stuff, I honestly don't need it... Except for maybe candles... I love candles :-)
"Absorb what is useful, discard what is not and add what is uniquely your own" - Bruce Lee
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Besides surfing on couches and offering my own one I'm organising several events to bring people together.
If you want to surf on my couch, please keep in mind, that I'm very spontanious and therefore can't guarantee a couch a lot of days in advance.
Almost only very good experiences :-)
I've been to some countries now, met a lot of nice people and will continue my trips.
I like open minded people who support each other. Couchsurfing is therefore a great community.
I love so much :-)
- Meeting new people and talking about different topics (work, relationships, travel, sports, nutritions....)
- Doing sports i.e. martial arts, climbing, ice skating, fitness, Acrobatics
- Giving and receiving massages
- Playing Piano
What I don't like:
Watching television (often sooo boooring :D)
- eating out
- martial arts
- rock climbing
Music, Movies, and Books
Humor, personal development, entrepreneurship, communication and selling skills.
Mainly good life stories (i.e. Forrest Gump), deep going movies (American history X), science fiction (Thron, Matrix), Humor (TED, life of bryan)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
2012 Bike tour from Siegen (NRW, Germany) to Konstanz (close to switzerland)
800km on the bike, 6500 Height meters, 18 days, a lot of nice cities, great impressions and new people :-)
2011 Commissioning of a waste heat recovery energy plant in Gomel, Belarus. The plant produces electrical power from waste heat out of a glass furnace. The commissioning took approx. 6 months. We were very glad, when we finished this job. But it was also a really special time in my life.
Teach, Learn, Share
What you can learn from me:
- How to start your own business
- Playing Piano improvising
What I want to learn:
- Playing different instruments
- Wing Tsun
Countries I’ve Visited
Belarus, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Mauritius, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In