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Max Bennedich

San Francisco, CA, United States

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  • 60 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish; learning Danish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Lead Engineer
  • Master's
  • From Sweden
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me




I'm a Swede currently living in San Francisco. I love to travel and experience cultures, food and people from all over the world. I am spontaneous and always up for new experiences and adventures. I am a very curious and inquisitive person and my goal is to learn as much as possible about the world we live in. What Others Say

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


As I consider myself an independent traveler, I have traditionally only relied on myself and a guidebook. When visiting China for the 2008 Olympics I was inspired by my friend Lucifer to leave the guidebook at home and try CouchSurfing. And well, I was simply blown away by the hospitality of the people I met and the level of immersion I got into the Chinese way of life. I'd been to China before, but this trip was so much more enjoyable and rewarding. CouchSurfing will forever change my way of traveling!


Traveling, hiking, nature, motorcycles, languages, tennis, ping pong, cycling, running, programming, photography, skiing and more traveling!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Won an adventure trip to Hawaii at the age of 20 and ended up living there for three months. It changed my life by sparking my interest in traveling.

"Birkebeiner of the Year 2008" award (54 km skiing, 91 km biking, 23 km running, all cross country). Attended the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

Won the European Collegiate Programming Championships in 2003 and placed 2nd in the World Championships in 2004 :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you languages and anything listed under "Interests" above. I can share travel advice and stories.

I want to learn everything. I'm eager to hear more about your culture and way of life and to try your food and language.

Countries I've Visited

Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Republic of, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Republic of, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Palestine, State of, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, U.S., Yemen

Countries I've Lived In

Mexico, Norway, Sweden, United States

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