Bernhard Katzmann

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

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  • Fluent in English, German, Hungarian; learning French, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Management Consultant
  • Reading, all the time & some fancy-ass business schools
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

All is nicely composed in my (old) CS profile:
Mean couchsurfing remakings, however, deleted most of the bullshit I tediously amassed during 6 years of CS membership. Shame on you CS.

trade my A4 sheet of paper for an Audi of the same type

I love Juicy Fruit chewing gum; I like to sip Cherry Cokes, Mint Juleps & Old Fashioneds, and nibble on beef steaks. Climb mountains, break the sound barrier on my race bike and stroll around pretty much anywhere.
I moved to Hungary and work as a management consultant.
Previously, I lived&worked in Lima and Toronto; and back home in Germany, at private equity firms and such fancy-panty stuff. I lived 20+ years in zze Vaterland, so it was time to get out of zerre...have been livin' in Hungary for ~7 years now. Yepp, that´s it in a nutshell.
Oh, did you know: 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

Furthermore, I'm a good procrastinator. But I will tell you more about that later.


Make sure the juice is worth the squeeze.

"Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat.
"I don't much care where –" said Alice.
"Then it doesn't matter which way you go," said the Cat.

The Cheshire Cat & Alice, in: Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


i will dip you into hershey's and then eat you.


you'll see, i'm a fucking awesome dude.


Outdoors: I enjoy hiking in snowstorms, mountaineering (yeah, I'm from the Alps), travelling around, road cycling, longboarding & backcountry snowboarding.other: reading, business analysis & small cap distressed investing .

Music, Movies, and Books

something to watch: BBC Planet Earth, Baraka (& all other Ron Fricke movies), Band of Brothers, Yes Minister, Man of the Year, Thank You for Smoking, The Shawshank Redemption, Stranger Than Fiction, Fight Club.

and listen to: Borodin, Prokofiev, Grieg, Chopin, Fatboy Slim & Chemical Brothers and a buttload of rock bands who are fucking cool as hell

reading:i read tons, and all kinds of stuff. sexy corporate annual reports, F-10K's &Q's, car manuals if i'm sitting in a car, instructions on the barf bag while on a plane, at this very moment i am reading the nutrition value of the yogurt pot on my table. i am very much interested in everything. but mostly about companies and their fuck-ups & peter drucker`s writings & kafka, dostoyevsky, hemingway, camus, ayn rand & lot of other shit.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Avalanches, giant glaciers, cubic-mile icebergs, earthquakes in peru, arctic sunsets, lightning storms/supercells, arctic snowstorms. apparently I am impressed by natural phenomena.

One time I had that dream, where you and me were falling from a high cliff. However, we didn't die upon impact, as you dropped into a giant pot of honey and i dropped into another big pot right next to yours, but mine was filled with shit. You instantly started laughing at me, cuz i was covered in shit all over. But then somebody ordered us to climb out of those pots, and lick off each other's bodies. Well, you stopped laughing then.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Czech Republic, Faroe Islands, France, Greenland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Scotland, Slovakia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Germany, Hungary, Peru, United Kingdom

Old School Badges

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