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  • 1316 references 909 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Indonesian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish; learning Chinese, French
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2008
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About Me

Current status: After five years in Asia, three years in North and South America, I changed the continent, traveling slowly through Africa. Right now in Kenya...

My WhatsApp: +381644167141
My Ugandan number:
0787176417

About 12 years ago I found out couchsurfing, and since then, I've been excited to see life through the eyes of everyone I've been able to meet! Since 2012, I spent about five years in Asia. I hitchhiked from Serbia to China during five months, survived Afghanistan on the way, survived life in China as well, lived in a stinky, polluted and ugly capital of Indonesia, which grew in me like a cancer... and now I love it. If there's a place to return one day, it will be Jakarta. After Asia I went on a slow three year trip from north to south America, but since covid started, I decided to go where people are more relaxed and that's how I ended up in Africa right now.

That was about my life. This is about my personality:

Meaning of my name is "unpredictable", and it matches my personality. I usually have need to move, drink coffee and listen stories from different people. I can also get very lazy or very quiet sometimes, and my passion are movies, which I've been collecting for last 15 years (I also travel with about 1,000 of them). One fact: I was born backwards, and maybe because of that I don't like to follow the rules. I'm curious about almost everything, and I don't have many prejudices about people. Everybody have some bad habits, but I am trying to focus on positive things in people. Also, my profile might be much more impressive than me. Well depending on my mood... So, don't expect me to be amazing or incredible person... or a party guy. I prefer day over night :)

"You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist."

Some of my travel memories I like to share on instagram, and you're welcome to join me on my trips:
www.instagram.com/whereisnenad

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I am here to host, surf, drink, eat, laugh, drive, help, show you around, made you a member of CS if you're not, bore you with my stories, I can cook for you, I can drive you around the city or other cities, I can help you with hosts in neighbor cities or countries if you have problems, I will try to give you a good time with me, and if you are my guest - I will dedicate myself to you 90% of the time, because whoever you are - I want YOU! (Do I scare you? haha)

Sometimes I think that Im wasting my time here. But time you enjoy wasting is not a wasted time :)

I like keeping record of people whom I hosted, so I am proudly presenting a list of my guests (312 people so far):

in Nis, Serbia:
Ekmel (2), january 2008
Cecilia & Priscilla (2), april 2008
Stef (1), David (1), Lea (1), april 2008
Carlos (4), june 2008
Brian & Aldana (2), june 2008
Megan (2) & Patrick (2), june 2008
Joseph (2), july 2008 Amir (2), july 2008
Lauri & Berit (1), july 2008
Fannie (1), july 2008
Pawel & Johanna (1), july 2008
Carem & Joao (1), july 2008
Juli (1) and some 2 guys from Belgrade (1), july 2008
Amine (2), august
2008 Polina & Ani (1), august 2008
some Japanese guy (1), august 2008
and some American guy :) (1), august 2008
Inga & Virga (1, in the car), september 2008
Kristijan (2), october 2008
Kalen (8), october 2008
Sébastien (2), october 2008
Myriam and Benjamin (1), october 2008
Toby & Dan (2), november 2008
Sarah & Jan (1), november 2008
Natalia (5), november 2008
Uriyah (1), november 2008
Jelena (2), december 2008

Javier (2), january 2009
Louis (1), january 2009
Gina (6), february and april 2009
Candice (6), february 2009
Ruben (1), february 2009
Annie-Rose (5), march 2009
Rositsa & Galena (2), march 2009
Stefanie (2), march 2009
Elena (1), march 2009
Viktor & Anna (3), april 2009
Flohfish (1), april 2009
Agnieszka (1), april 2009
Dimitry & Niki (2), may 2009
Nori (1), may 2009
Bojan (2), may 2009
Branislav & Ivana (2), may 2009
Guðlaug Mía (1), may 2009
Chris (3), may 2009
Diane (1), june 2009
Ciro (1), june 2009
Kaisa (1), june 2009
Liz (4), july 2009
Caroline (20), ...well, june, july, aug, etc... :)
Rafael (1), august 2009
Dace (2), august 2009
Servane & Charlotte (3), august 2009
Bartosz (2), august 2009
Jessica (1), september 2009
Lydia & Willem (1), september 2009
Jonas (1), september 2009
Aneta (10), october 2009
Tomas (10), october 2009
Jasmine (2), november 2009
Amira (3), november 2009
Sylvain (3), november 2009
Vesna (1), november 2009
Gabija (6), december 2009

Manuel (3), january and march 2010
Andrea (1), february 2010
Maya (2), february 2010
Milica (1), february 2010
Maria (3), march 2010
Paola (3), march 2010
Jeremy & Adriana (1), april 2010
Maxine (4), april 2010
Solenne (2), may 2010
Ryan and Christina (2), may 2010
Alexandra (5), may 2010
Lazar (1), june 2010
Amit (3), june 2010
Raleigh (5), june 2010
Daniel (2), june 2010
Ruta (2), june 2010
Claire (1), june 2010
Ekaterina (4), june 2010
Peder (2), july 2010
Wiola (1), july 2010
Ana & Ivan (1), july 2010
Norman Carl (2), july 2010
Enikő (3), july 2010
Aiva (1), august 2010
Ludivine & Hortense (1), august 2010
Seol (5), august 2010
Leah (2), august 2010
Oscar (2), august 2010
Julia (1), august 2010
Monika (2), november 2010
Bojan (1), november 2010
Park (4), november 2010
Maja (3), december 2010
Hannes (7), december 2010
Felix & Sven (2), december 2010

Laura (3), january 2011
Henna (10) & Tomas (second time) (10) , january 2011
Joanna (3), january 2011
Jade (2), january 2011
Javier (second time) (5), january 2011
Marko (2), february 2011
Kristina & Maarten (2), february 2011
Roxane (1), february 2011
Alireza (1), february 2011
Alexandra (second time) (4), february 2011
Aleksandra & Sandra (1), february 2011
Benoit (2), march 2011
Stefanie & Gabriele (1), april 2011
Joanna (second time) & Karolina (2), april 2011
Manuel (third time) (7), april 2011
Melanie (2), april 2011
Danijela (1), april 2011
Jagoda & Wojciech (3), april 2011
Pawel (1), may 2011
Julia (1, in the car), may 2011
Antti (6), may 2011
Bojo & Zlaty, her mother and Joro (1), june 2011
Agnese (4), june 2011
Valentina (1), june 2011
Misa (5), june 2011
Edrin (2), june and september 2011
Eric (4), july 2011
Aiva (second time) (3), july 2011
Ipek & Cem (2), july 2011
Ana (2), july 2011
Ariel (7), july and august 2011
Ilya & Nastya (5), august 2011
Katrina (3), august 2011
Justyna (3), august 2011
Massimiliano (2), august 2011
Kutay (4), august 2011
Santa (7), august and september 2011
Dorottya (5), august and september 2011
Rolf & Norman Carl (second time) (1), september 2011
Anya (4), september 2011

in Riga, Latvia:
Ariel (fourth time) (2), october 2011
Lauma (1), october 2011
Caterina (1), october 2011

in Nis, Serbia:
Nenad (2), january 2012
Christian (1), january 2012
Batiste (1), january 2012
Manuel (fourth time) (6), january 2012
Milan (1), february 2012
Phil (1), february 2012
Emre (7), february 2012
Alyssa (1), march 2012
Taylor (2), march 2012
Amber (2), march 2012
Ilaria (1), april 2012

in Shaoxing and Zhoushan, China:
Nikola (3), september 2012
John (2), october 2012
Katarina (1), october 2012
Sohail (1), november 2012
Jeanne (1), december 2012
Barbora, Tereza & Kyra (1), december 2012
Lars (2), december 2012
Feiyang (2), december 2012

in Nis, Serbia:
Alexander (4), june 2013
Mirko (1), june 2013
Anastazija (1), june 2013
Adri (3), july 2013
Aneta (second time) (6), july 2013
Dan (1), july 2013
Ben (2), july 2013
Ronnie (3), july 2013
Sanna (1), july 2013
Katarina (1), july 2013
Ants (1), july 2013
Vanine (1), july 2013
Famega (12), august 2013
Megan (2), september 2013
Eleanor (1), september 2013
Slawomir (1), september 2013
Benjamin (second time) & Karmen (2), september 2013
Snezana (1), october 2013
Voja (1), october 2013
Samantha (2), october 2013

in Jakarta, Indonesia:
Kikis (4), december 2013

Hieu (1), april 2014
Antonio (3), may 2014
Zoi (2), june 2014
Massimo (1), june 2014
Juraj (2), july 2014
Claire (2), september 2014
Javier (4) (third time), september 2014
Nikola (12) (second time), october 2014
Samaneh (2), december 2014
Max (2), december 2014
Adham (2), december 2014
Yuri (4), december 2014
Fitri (4), december 2014

Raha (2), Dewi (2), Ruth, Verlita, Rizky (1), january 2015
Yuqing (2), january 2015
Aci, Ike and Widi (1), january 2015
Fadly (1), february 2015
Javier (10) (fourth time), february 2015
Nikola (12) (third time), february 2015
Patricia (5), march 2015

in Chengdu, China:
Gavin (1), july 2015
Olga & Igor (3), july 2015
Morta (2), july 2015
Suzana (4), july 2015
Konstantin (2), july 2015
Kristina & Adam (1), july 2015
Maya and Anna (1), july 2015
Sam (2), august 2015
Ciro (second time) (11), august 2015
Borys (7), august 2015
Charlotte (4), august 2015
Ziga (4), august 2015
Soongkyu (3), august 2015
Emma Summer (1), august 2015
Ksenija (7), september 2015
Elise (5), september 2015
QinQin (5), september 2015
Nico & Gokben (13), september 2015
Gustavo (4), september 2015
Yuri (7), september 2015
two guys whose car we hitchhiked (1), october 2015
Borys (second time) (1), october 2015
Dean (2), october 2015
Piotr & Gosia (2), october 2015
Aleksandra (3), november 2015
Winston (3), november 2015
Kyu (2), november 2015
Jade (10), december 2015
Zhenya (7), december 2015
Zosia & Szura (5), december 2015
Fadua (1), december 2015

Sigit (1), january 2016 (in Indonesia)
Septi (2), january 2016 (in Indonesia)
Lisa and Lucy (2), january 2016
Victor & Lena (3), january 2016
Andrea and Katre (3), january 2016
Andy (3), january 2016
Petr Penka (1), february 2016
Tales (3), february 2016
Tren (2), february 2016
Leo & Lynn (1), february 2016
Dmitry (3), march 2016
Akit (2), march 2016
Lee (3), march 2016
Jan (1), march 2016
Boris (2), march 2016
Ina (3), march 2016
Filip and Nicolas (2), march 2016
Susan and Lucy (3), april 2016
Luaay (3), april 2016
Tivi (3), april 2016
Charlie (1), april 2016
Lukasz (2), april 2016
Claire (second time) & Luis (15), april 2016
Maria (3), may 2016
QQ (1), may 2016
Dani (4), may 2016
Marko (2), may 2016
Arianna (3), june 2016
Marcus & Myrtille (3), june 2016
Flo, Catherine and Brigitta (3), june 2016
Dan & Bella (4), june 2016
Laanay (1), july 2016

And the list of people who hosted me (550 couches where I slept):

2008 (in Bulgaria, Turkey, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Greece, Romania, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Germany, Slovakia, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Czech Republic):

Thomas (1) in Plovdiv
Akin (2), Eloise (1), Ebru (2) in Istanbul
Cem (2) in Ankara
Emre (2) in Canakkale
Kutay (1) in Edirne
Diane and Salih (3) in Sarajevo
Shpetim (3) in Pristina
Milinko (3) in Perast
Vaya (2) in Larisa
Dimitris (2), Olga (2), Giorgos (1) in Athens
Myrele (1) in Thessaloniki
Adrian & Riana (1) in Timisoara
Codruta (1) in Cluj-Napoca
Sergiy (1) in Lviv
Olena (2) in Kyev
Maria (2) in Minsk
Lubov & Kostya (3) in Moscow
Irina (1) in Penza
Yulia (7) in Samara
Yulia (4), Marianna (2) in St.Petersburg
Violeta (1) in Vilnius
Jorgen (1) in Riga
Katre (1) in Tartu
Lauri & Berit (2) in Tallinn
Saara (2) in Turku
Katri (1) in Helsinki
Povilas (1) in Kaunas
Gosia (1) in Gdansk
Joanna (1) in Torun
Magda (1) in Warsaw
Anja (1) in Berlin
Olga (1), Jurek & Magda (1) in Wroclaw
Joanna (2) in Krakow
Katarina (1) in Poprad
Diane (1), Amir (1), Marko & Vicky (1) in Belgrade
Zsuzsa (1) in Szeged
Petra (2) in Budapest
Carolina & Ashley (4) in Vienna
Sonja & Michael (1) in Graz
Sarah (1) in Salzburg
Tarek (1) in Liechtenstein
Codou (1) in Zurich
David (2), Aiko (1) in Prague

2009 (in Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Austria, United Kingdom):

Jozef (1) in Karlovy Vary
Jiri & Marie (2) in Brno
Martina (1) in Ostrava
Nori (4) in Debrecen
Kristijan (1) in Novi Sad
Daniela (1) in Nis
Jordan (2) in Skopje
Rossy & Galena (2) in Sofia
Danijela (2) in Belgrade
Igor (1) in Sarajevo
Ivan (1) in Mostar
Ankica (3) in Zadar
Vesna Artu (1) in Uzice
Mirko (3) in Budva
Milinko (second time) (1) in Perast
Dritan (1) in Durres
Tomi (3) in Skopje
Krisztina (1) in Zrenjanin
Antti (2), Jessica & Caz (4) in Brcko
Salih (second time) (4) in Sarajevo
Slobodan (1) in Novi Sad
Daniel (7) in Linz
Caz (10) in Wokingham

2010 (in United Kingdom, Hungary, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia, Cuba, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Malta, Turkey):

Luca (3) in London
Richard (1) in Cambridge
Farah (3) in London
Timea (1) in Gyor
Boris (2) in Tuzla
Predrag (1) in Banja Luka
Aneta (4) in Pula
Lazar (1) in Rijeka
BUM - Buzetska Udruga Mladih (2) in Buzet
Francis (5) in Crveni Vrh (near Umag)
Ana (1) in Koper
Gianni (1) in Trieste
Mladen (1) in Zagreb
Doni (1) in Prijedor
Fotis (1), Tina (1) in Thessaloniki
Lee & Ian (1) in Krusevo (near Goce Delcev)
Joe (1) in Dobarsko
Zoran (2) in Sabac
Slavisa (2) in Vukovar
Jasmine (1) in Belgrade
Enrique (16) in Havana
Aline (8), Geraldine (2) in Frankfurt
Katharina and Jan (2) in Trier
Ben & Irma (1) in Luxembourg
Eloise (2) in Brussells
Filomena (3) in Pisa
Fanny & Massi (1) in San Gimignano
Ervis (1) in Certaldo
Robin (1) in some forest (near Arezzo)
Ilja (1) in Florence
Christine (5) in St. Paul's Bay
Rob (5) in Sliema
Frank (6) in Xghajra
Jim (1) in Victoria (Gozo)
Lynn (2) in Pieta
Gianna (2) in Treviso
Barbara (1), Caterina (1) in Padova
Massimo (2) in Venice
Aneta (second time) (3) in Pula
Mladen (second time) (2) in Zagreb
Katja (1) in Ptuj
Maja (1) in Plovdiv
Gunes (2) in Istanbul

2011 (in Turkey, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Albania, Montenegro, Poland, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine):

Baris (3) in Istanbul
Kutay (second time) (1) in Edirne
Marko (2), Damir (3), Stefanie (8) in Belgrade
Eniko (7), Fins (1) in Budapest
Andrea (3) in Vienna
Marija (1) in Novi Sad
Dalibor (1) at Vlasina Lake
Sandra (2), Ana (2) in Zagreb
Mirco (2) in Tirana
Milinko (third time) (2) in Perast
Ilya (6) in Bar
Dmitrij (1) in Novi Sad
Eniko (1) in Gyor
Klaudia (2) in Lublin
Maria (1) in Brest
Aiste (2) in Kaunas
Agnese (4), Jorgen (second time) (2) in Riga
Aiste & her 2 friends (1) in Palanga
Neerijus & Renata (1) in Klaipeda
Denny - random guy from the street (1) in Kaliningrad
Monika (1) in Elblag
Iwona (1) in Warsaw
Martina (1) in Banska Bystrica
Nori (second time) (1) in Debrecen
Slobodan (1), Sandra (1), Tonya (1) in Belgrade
Santa (1) in Leskovac
Dorottya (2) in Budapest
Joanna (1) in Krakow
Peter (1) in Bialystok
Aurelija & Remigius (1) in Siauliai
Katrina (4), Lauma (10), Lauri (1), Caterina (1), Santa (2) in Riga
Lauma (1) in Rubene (near Jekabpils)
Santa (2) in Daugavpils
Anton (1) in Braslav
Uladzimir (8), Elena (2), Maria (second time) (5) in Minsk
Natasha (2) in Mogilev
Alexander (1) in Bykhov
Nastassja (1) in Rogachov
Anastasia (4), Kiril (1) in Gomel
Alexander (2), Oxana (2) in Chernigov
Marina (3), Olessia (8), Svetlana (1), Tanya (7) in Kiev

2012 (in Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, China):

Natalia (1), Iryna (1) in Lviv
Ana, and bunch of other people from "the club" (2) in Chernivci
Balazs (1) in Targu Mures
Carmen (1) in Deva
Mihai (1) in Salasu de Sus
Milan (1) in Prokuplje
Nenad (1) in Pirot
Alireza (4), in Sofia
Mario (1), Marija (1) in Belgrade
Luka & Mihaila (2) in Subotica
Ilaria (1) in Sofia
Kutay (third time) (1) in Edirne
Ipek (2) in Istanbul
the furniture shop owner (1) in Nevsehir
Cihan (2) in Mersin
Sule & Gurler (1) in Adana
Mehmet (1) in Mardin
group of traveling comedians (1) in Duhok
Muhammed (1) in Erbil
Ahmed (2) in Sulaymaniah
Hossein (1), Yassin (1) in Urmia
Hamed and Arman (1) in Tabriz
Azim (1) in Astara
Farnaz (2) in Rasht
Mohammad (1) in Ramsar
Mohammad (3), Navid (1), Farnoush (4) in Tehran
Siavash (1) in

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: I prefer European/Asian/South-American cinema, but I am addicted on movies in general and curious about everything, so from time to time, I end up watching even bad Hollywood films :)
Some of my favorite (good) movies are:
Cinema Paradizo (1989), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), La Dolce Vita (1960), The Green Mile (1999), Jean de Florette (1986), Judgment in Nuremberg (1961), Sunset Blvd (1950), Dogville (2003), The Lives of Others (2006), The Road Home (1999), A Separation (2006), Burnt by the Sun (1994), El Aura (2005), Hiroshima mon Amour (1959), Mary and Max (2009), The Lion in Winter (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Directors: Giuseppe Tornatore, Yimou Zhang, Stanley Kubrick, Federico Fellini, Billy Wilder, John Huston, Kim Ki-Duk, Abbas Kiarostami
Music: jazz, blues, classical, pop-rock
Books: When I was a kid, I went through my grandpa's old books, and found maybe 100 year old edition of "Michael Strogoff - A Courrier of the Czar" (by Jules Verne). I still feel like I read it yesterday, as that book made me curious about life in far away places... Some of the other ones I liked were: The Name of the Rose (Umberto Eco), Stranger (Albert Camus), South of the Border West of the Sun (Murakami)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

My life is one amazing thing I've done, and these few chapters listed below are just small part of what I've experienced on my life journey:

- survived overland trip through Afghanistan disguised as a bearded local, wearing local clothes, and pretended to be deaf and mute. My chances of being kidnapped or killed were just 30% :)
- during my last hitchhiking trip across Central Asia, I was detained 3 times in 3 different countries under suspicion of being a terrorist
- hitchhiked a boat from Haiti to Jamaica
- entered some forbidden island in Malta, after guards figured out that I am some construction planner
- took one way road in Russia, 150km long, till it literally finished, with the sign saying "ROAD END" and the big wall brick. Then I drove back :)
- worked as a manager in Latvian hotel, without knowing a word of Latvian language
- worked as a "freelance taxi driver" in Kiev, with my own car, picking up everybody who raised their right hand, including drunk Santa Clause just day before new year
- sold potatoes in a market with some truck drivers in Tajikistan, yelling in their own language
- got an unpleasant "good morning kiss" in Burma, from 60 year old school teacher who said he loves me , while his wife was sleeping
- attended the "sky burial" in Tibetan plateau, where monks feed the vultures with human flesh. I was so close to even smell it
- drove a car from co-passenger's seat, as the driver I hitchhiked in Croatia was totally drunk and on the way to his mistress who needs to baptize the kid he has with his 3rd wife
- chased by a big wild monkey while climbing the rock with sandals in the jungles of Sri Lanka
- translated a book for a girl I love
- spent a night being interrogated / stripped naked at the border of Belarus, as I was suspected to be some immigrant or spy. At the end had to write "I love Belarussian border guards" on my own language for them to have a souvenir
- met Indonesian guy who spoke Serbian and sang songs of Zdravko Colic
- avoided entrance fees in more than 100 places around China, either by sneaking, jumping or being a "journalist" (I hate paying entrances)
- drove for more than 150,000 km around Europe, hitchhiked about the same distance around Asia, and while on the road, I changed many plans of many of my guests/hosts as well as the life of few people

Teach, Learn, Share

All that I do, I do with passion... so I can teach you how to be an addict of life :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Myanmar, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Latvia, Serbia

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