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I'm studying japanese studies in Frankfurt.
Music and the philosophy behind it is one of those things I like most in life. I'm enjoying it in different ways: I play guitar and a bit Pandeiro & Congas, make some music on my laptop, listen to music, go to concerts, love to gather information about artists, albums, songs, myths and other backgrounds and I've even studied it!
Besides music, Japan has become quite a topic for me since seven years now. I went to a Japanese course and a few months later volunteered at a Japanese film festival (Nippon Connection Film Festival in Frankfurt). So I ended up living here.
Another thing I'm quite into is analogue photography.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
try to host a bit, but mostly surfing on other couches.
finding a flat in Giessen, Germany (2008).
staying in and around Barcelona (2009).
staying in Japan for a month (2010).
staying in Leipzig and Dresden (2010).
staying in Porto (2011).
getting to know a lot of interesting people (ongoing)!
(analogue) photography, playing the guitar in a band, learning japanese language & lifestyle, working towards crazy ideas.
Music, Movies, and Books
I love listening to funky tunes or melancholic spheres, so quite a lot of genres. To say it with artists: Neil Young, Baden Powell, Fela Kuti, Tocotronic, Arthur Russell, José Gonzàlez, Radiohead, Elliott Smith, Curtis Mayfield, Karate, Erik Satie, Chilly Gonzales, Stephen Malkmus etc.
I also like books from Haruki Murakami or Michael Ende (Momo) and enjoy films like Lost in Translation, Fine Totally Fine, Kakera, Napoleon Dynamite, Big Lebowski, Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, No Country for Old Men or films by Jim Jarmusch.
Teach, Learn, Share
quit facebook become happier.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Tunisia, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Germany, Japan, United Kingdom