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Doppelskorpiondasein - wie immer :)
I am Double Scorpion! :)
"To be liked by everyone, is impossible. To want to achieve it, is dumbness."
(the slogan of the first Hungarian tabloid "Mindenes Gyűjtemény" 1789 - 1792, in my own translation)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Travelling and hosting... :)
I had a lot of Couchsurfing experiences: mainly positives (meeting very impressive personalities, having very good friends through CS from the whole wide world!; experiencing with CS such destinations on my own, which are not so well-known to have a lot of official tourism organised there, having unforgettable moments), sometimes negatives (my laptop was stolen when I Couchsurfed at a Couchsurfer in Czech Republic; some CS-ers wrote negative comments on me without any reason; etc.)...
astrology, philately, travelling, writing articles on special topics, like ethnic minorities, autonomy, wine-tourism, culture, disabilities (specially hearing problems)...
I love to make interviews with famous artists, politicians, interesting personalities! To be a journalist is a really good profession and passion in one! ;)
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: almost any kind, but favorites for example: Katie Melua, David Bowie, PUR, Danser med Drenge, Papermoon, Charlie, Jana Kirschnerova, Hildegard Knef, Muri Eniko, Johnny Logan, Shivaree, Clara Luzia, Patsy Cline, Tom Dissevelt and Kid Baltan, Serge Gainsbourg, Malia, Jelena Tomasevic, Lisa Ekdahl, Moondog, Klaus Nomi, Austria 3, Bilgeri, many Faroese bands
Movies: Bye Bye Bluebird (Faroe Islands), Un homme et une femme (France), Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo (West - Berlin), Perlicky na dne (Czechoslovakia), Cezarskie Cecie (Poland), Shortbus (USA), Before the rain (Macedonia), Scorpio (USA), Dedictvi aneb kurvahosigutntag (Czechoslovakia), Letyat zhuravli (USSR), Caligola (Italy), Juliette Juliette (France), Picassos Aventyr (Sweden), Polyoty vo sne i nayavu (CCCP), Halalos tavasz (Hungary), Muttertag (Austria)
Books: Djuna Barnes - Nightwood (in German: Nachtsgewaechs, in Hungarian: Ejerdo); Wass Albert - Elvesz a nyom; Marie Bashkirtseff; Maurice Leblanc - L' Aiguille creuse; Stephen Leacock; and, naturally, my own works :) ...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I always feel an incredibly deep proudness, if I get to such beautiful places, whatabout the most of the people never hears, or never travels to: Faroe Islands, Malbun (Liechtenstein), Minsk (Belarus), Kukkolaforsen @ Haparanda - Tornio (Sweden - Finland), Eichenberg (Austria), Tiraspol (Moldova / Transnistria) etc.
Teach, Learn, Share
I love to show around my beloved places also for my Couchsurfers, showing special places, which are not so hyped touristic highlights, but much more interesting, as the biggest tourist - magnets!
Also as journalist, specialized on travel and cultural topics, I prefer to write about such destinations, which are not so well-known, but really special and worth to visit...
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine
Countries I’ve Lived In
Austria, Czech Republic, Faroe Islands, Germany, Hungary, Romania