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Ben Sky

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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Overview

  • 12 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Danish, French, Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • student
  • primary, high school, 7 years of uni...
  • From schwaz, tyrol, austria
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

living and learning about life.

ABOUT ME

fun-loving, well-traveled, worldly, down-to-earth, interested, talkative, contemplative young man who loves life and likes to share it with others.

PHILOSOPHY

It's your mind that creates the world.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've traveled quite a bit and have always been warmly received so I like to give back whenever I can. I enjoy hosting travelers wherever they may come from and share experiences. Just as I receive others I would like to be offered a couch when I travel abroad.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

not much but only good.

Interests

traveling, music, reading, movies, photography, sports (climbing, cycling, snowboard, hiking, swimming, handball..)

Music, Movies & Books

ryszard kapuscinski- travels with herodotus
bertrand russell - in praise of idleness
michel de montaigne - on solitude
milan kundera - the unbearable lightness of being
charles bukowski - factotum
paul theroux - dark star safari
henrik ibsen - ghosts
albert camus - the stranger
amartya sen - the idea of justice
hermann hesse - demian
stephen batchelor - buddhism without beliefs
frantz fanon - black skin, white masks
steven levitt - freakonomics
nassim nicholas taleb - black swan
erich fromm - to have or to be?
salman rushdie - shame
jean-paul sartre - the chips are down
... some max frisch and erich fried, roger willemsen

the dø, alexi murdoch, guster, cat power, bon iver, the rural alberta advantage, dan mangan, seabear, cursive, ryan adams, pink floyd, kris kristofferson, teitur, tallest man on earth, two gallants, andrew bird,tracy chapman, we are the city, radiohead, the national, cold war kids, death cab, phoenix, william fitzsimmons, the xx, hey rosetta!, fink, bruce springsteen, johnny cash, beatenberg, tunng, giant sand..

One Amazing Thing I've Done

i've seen many beautiful places, met wonderful people, experienced rad things. so any collection of such would necessarily leave out more than it could include. but i'm happy to tell you all about my travels over a drink

Teach, Learn, Share

i teach. i learn. i share.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Austria, Denmark, Switzerland

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