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Chris Valuch

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • 12 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German, Slovak; learning Czech, French, Russian
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • research
  • psychology
  • From riad
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About Me


keeping on track


i am 28, and i've lived in vienna for 5 years. i do my phd in experimental psychology and i also work with biologists and mathematicians. we study certain principles of visual perception. this is what i also like to do when i am wandering through the world. i love to use cameras.


to live consciously, be open, sharpen my perception, focus on the moment.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I'd like to host and show people around in Vienna.


great and funny. i did only meet nice and interesting people so far through couchsurfing.


travel. photography. msuic. films. books. hiking.

Music, Movies & Books

some of the music styles i like:
alternative hip hop, berlin electronic music, blues, breakbeat, synthpop, chillwave, jazz, darkwave, punk, post punk, death metal, progressive house, trip hop, downtempo, dub, dubstep, baroque music, drum and bass, easy listening, film scores, ska, soul, folk, funk, turntablism, hintelligent dance music, world music, rock, pop.

some of the films i like:
le temps du loup, 2001 - a space odyssey, american psycho, apocalypse now, bad lieutenant, belle de jour, professione reporter, bill and teds excellent adventure, blood diamond, blue velvet, lock stock and two smoking barrels, cache, citizen kane, code inconnu, dancer in the dark, dark city, la grande bouffe, das leben der anderen, the last unicorn, mar adentro, the piano, det sjunde insglet, the great dictator, the godfather i-iii, der siebente kontinent, north by northwest, the deer hunter, the color of money, the ninth gate, el mariachi, donnie darko, unforgiven, eyes wide shut, fahrenheit 451, flash gordon, full metal jacket, gegen die wand, ghost dog - the way of the samurai, la haine, heat, high fidelity, human traffic, soylent green, lost highway, mad max, menschen am sonntag, mulholland drive, plein soleil, pi, psycho, ran, rashomon, revanche, le scaphandre et le papillon, the shining, once upon a time in the west, taxi driver, night on earth, terminator 1+2, the village, trainspotting, a clockwork orange, groundhog day, under fire, eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, vertigo, wall street, paths of glory, wege in die nacht, raging bull, smultronstaellet, city of god, dead man, metropolis, the limits of control, american history x, deathproof, gomorrha, the year of living dangerously, barry lyndon, don't look now, goodfellas, scarface, the apartment, trois couleurs, twelve monkeys, welcome to sarajevo, blood simple, solaris, the killing, war photographer, inglorious basterds, paths of glory, rambo 1-4, the italian job, blowup, deconstructing harry, broken flowers, rear window, salvador, the wrestler, casino, coffee and cigarettes, hotel ruanda, jacobs ladder, no country for old men ...


One Amazing Thing I've Done

Trying to get an autograph from David Hasselhoff (sadly it did not work out).

Teach, Learn, Share

i can equip you with a camera and send you to some nice places in my city ;) i am also very open to learning new things.

Countries I've Visited

Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey

Countries I've Lived In

Austria, Germany, Slovakia

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