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  • 24 References 20 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German; learning Italian
  • 46, Male
  • Member since 2012
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About Me


meeting people from all over the world


easy going, calm, relaxed and fun


live and let live

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


mainly hosting so far as I don't have much holiday time, unfortunately


I have been hosting since about June 2012 and have hosted about thirty times so far, in groups of 1-4, so all together maybe 50 people. I have not been surfing myself so far, but hope to try it soon.


I love fantasy books and films, detective novels, figurative art, interior decoration, gardening. I like to collect sculptures and paintings, and have dabbled a bit myself at both but with no recognizable success so far ;-) I have written 2 fantasy novels together with a friend, which both have turned out about as good as my paintings. As for sports, I do fencing at our local club and try to attend our weekly trainings regularly but on a purely non-professional level. As probably everybody on this website I love travelling and recently have fallen in love with Japan and have recently returned from my third visit.

  • arts
  • books
  • clubbing
  • gardening
  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • surfing
  • sports
  • fencing

Music, Movies, and Books

on books mainly Fantasy, all of Terry Pratchett, some Robin Hobb, Game of Thrones, Wheel of time, Thraxas, Tolkien, some detective novels and humorous novels as well. Loads of tv game Shows and stuff; I like the BBC antiques programs like Bargain hunt and similar. Take me out in ITV. And of course the Game of thrones tv series, Sherlock, etc.
For Music mainly easy listening Pop Music that I tend to mix with local Artists from wherever I am on Holidays so I have some Chinese, Russian, Japanese and so on Pop Music. Currently also K-Pop
as for movies a fairly wide and wacky mix from old czech movies (how to drown Dr. Mracek) to hopping chinese vampires (Mr.Vampire) Generally comedies from Action to romantic, but hardly any deep and meaningful stuff. Think easy listening music in movies.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done


Teach, Learn, Share


What I Can Share with Hosts

Exchange travelling experiences, interest in art

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In


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