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  • 22 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Italian, Russian
  • 48, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • University, Master's in International Relations
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About Me


Eliminate Poverty on Earth


Life motto: To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because I have lived.

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Why I’m on Couchsurfing

This institution brings people closer together and I love contributing to that!


Social Entrepreneurship, nature, positivism, new people and making memories with them.

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: What the Bleep?, The Dark Knight, Once upon a Time in America. Books: A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle, The Corrections, Freakonomics,Principle-Centered Leadership by Covey, A World without Poverty by Yunus, The Discovery of Heaven by Mulisch, all the Russian classics.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Wow - just one! I tend to find amazing in every situation. It is a privilege to be alive - isn't that amazing enough?

Teach, Learn, Share

Languages, as a reflection of the abundant creativity of the human mind, inspire me to believe we apply the same creativity to solving just about any problem (poverty, climate change etc) that comes our way.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I have tons of positive energy to share!

Countries I’ve Visited

Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Italy, Russian Federation, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States

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