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Benny_vienna

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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Overview

  • 22 Positive References
  • Fluent in German; learning English, Italian
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Student of Social Anthropology
  • No education listed
  • From Southern Austria
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Studying and always planning my next summer vacation

ABOUT ME

I studied social anthropology and am now doing my masters in political science. I did two exchange semesters abroad in Oslo, Norway, and Ottawa, Canada, and now hope to close that chapter of my life and start a new one - trying to make it a freelance journalist and photographer.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I surf, I host, I can be your tourist guide if you want. Just tell me shortly why you're coming to Vienna and what you like to do. If you are just searching for a couch to sleep for a night I'm probably fine with that. I'd love to hear a good traveling story though!

I had many great surfing experiences around the world and I try to keep the balance between surfing and hosting.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Overall positive! Had a great time traveling and couchsurfing the U.S. Met many people who've been hosting so many people that I almost felt embarrased not being more active.

One weird experience I had - ask for "The Bethlehem story" :)

Interests

Social and cultural Anthropology, journalism, photography, being outside...

Music, Movies & Books

Wim Wenders, Emir Kusturica, Woody Allen,... I like good political feature films like "The constant gardener" but can't stand horror movies!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Crossing the red sea by dhow with a group of Somali, Afar and Yemeni people after being in Somaliland, the peaceful part of Somalia. It took twenty hours and I fell asleep on a swinging wooden boat looking at the stars and listening to the waves of the sea while the captain behind me was operating the wheel with his feet.

Countries I've Visited

Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Italy, Mozambique, Poland, Somalia, South Africa, Yemen, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

Austria

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