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David Szente

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

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  • Fluent in Hungarian; learning English, French, German
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • software developer
  • university, if that's what you mean :)
  • From Budapest
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About Me


climb l'Alpe d'Huez faster than Marco Pantani


I don't really like writing about myself; I think you should better find out for yourself how do you like (or hate, for that matter) me - I certainly can't convince you in a handful of sentences ;)

I think about myself as an open-minded, liberal guy. You know, I don't really mind if people are different, that's exactly what makes living on this planet so beautiful. Just don't try to convince me about how wrong I am in not believing in the ancient Greek Gods, and I'm sure we will get along perfectly :)


this part really needs to be filled out as soon as possible

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I just got in touch with CS last August, after I arrived to Montreal. I never hosted nor slept on someone else's couch before, but I'd very much like to try both of them in the near future. I also plan on hosting after I go back to Hunary - so if you are interested in Hungarian fine cuisine, or wines, just drop me a message ;) (but please note that I'll be staying in Canada until the end of December)


Attended some of the Friday night events in Montreal, but I have never hosted or visited anyone. I also try to attend the weekly French "courses" in Montreal (you know, trying to catch up with everything I forgot since secondary school)


cycling, skiing, tennis, music, travelling and meeting new people, attending concerts, learning foreign languages, reading books, basketball, soccer

Music, Movies & Books

books: The Stand, Misery, The Dark Tower saga (from Stephen King); almost every Dune novel from both Frank and Brian Herbert; The Foundation series and The End of Eternity from Asimov; Shogun and Tai Pan from James Clavell; each and every Discworld novel from Terry Pratchett; Bram Stoker's Dracula; Quo Vadis; Sinuhe

music: The Prodigy; Chemical Brothers; Recoil; Linkin Park; Massive Attack; Depeche Mode; Pendulum; U2; Metallica; Daft Punk; Rammstein; Sonar; Cybo; Deep Purple; Dire Straits; Led Zeppelin; AC/DC; Guns 'n Roses; Moby; Midnight Oil; Yonderboi; Tool; Asian Dub Foundation; Indochine

movies: The Sunshine Boys; Tim Burton's Corpse Bride; Saving Private Ryan; Alien; Jaws; Terminator 1 and 2; 2001 Space Odyssey

sitcoms: The Big Bang Theory; The Office (US); IT Crowd; Blackadder; Fawlty Towers; Bleach; Married With Children

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I would say I never achieved anything so extraordinary or special in my life. I visited some great places, so here is a list of them: Cyprus, Grand Canaria, Croatia, Venice, Florence, Pisa, Verona, Sienna, Wien, Salzburg, the Alps, Gibraltar, Granada, Rodos, Muenchen, Kalrsruhe, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Brussels, Aachen, Gent, Antwerpen, Bruge

Countries I've Visited

Cyprus, Germany, Israel, Spain

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, Hungary

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