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  • Fluent in English, French, German
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Having Fun as much as possible and travel so much that I ...
  • Master in Architecture, Engineer in Electrotechnics/IT
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About Me


Trying to learn the swiss people what spontaneous means :P

2016 DONE:
4 month trip transsiberien to st.petersburg - moscow - irkutsk - mongolia - china - hong kong - singapore - malaysia - thailand


I´m born 1989. I love travelling, but also staying at home watching movies with friends etc. I dont do much Sports(Im too lazy:), except Climbing, but that I love. I´m born in America, and have both citizenships, USA and Austria. i love Travellling, but the most times the good old money hinders me:( I think that were the Main things about me. If you want to know more surf my couch or host me!


I live to enjoy my Live and to become something. When I´m old I don´t want to sit at home doing nothing, my only friend a Dog.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I want to help People, that love travelling the same as i do! And I want to give People a chance who don´t want to come to a City as Tourists, but really want to experience it! I hate being a Tourist, you don´t see anything real.


When theres Time I will tell you about my Trips to New York, Belgium, Germany and through Austria, and a lot more! It wasalways fabulous!


Computer, Music, Going out with Friends, Festivals, Movies, Beer and Cigarettes:), Cultures and Nature

Music, Movies, and Books

Music Cross Over except Discotechno(Beatsteaks, Zaunpfahl, Reel Big Fish, Franz Ferdinand, Muse, Oldies, Arctic Monkeys, Motörhead, a little bit Gothic, Drum n Bass, Goah, lots of Reggae and so on).
Books: Tom Robbins, Stephen King, Der Alchmist, Crime Romans, History, Myth. Im a Bookworm:)
Movies: Madagascar, Butterfly Effect, The Transporter, A Working Mans Death, Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei, Herr Lehmann etc. etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Many Things in my Life were Amazing. From the Births of my 10 Silbings over the swimming in the Lake yesterday till my 18th Birthday. i couldnt fix on a few. and there isnt enough space for my whole life:)

Teach, Learn, Share

My French is good, but still not good enough. So this would be one thing i want to learn. But mainly i want to learn as much as possible^^ I dont have special things i want to learn. I know much, but for the things there are in world little. I dont know what i could learn the people, we´ll see when we meet:)

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro, Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, France

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