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  • 58 References 43 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning French, Russian
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2011
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  • wikipedia, DER SPIEGEL and traveling
  • From Stuttgart
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About Me


Whenever I sit down, I get sad
part-time smoker
I slowly switch from beer to wine
I can't read maps
I can spend hours in book stores
All I can think about: Where to travel next
I like crazy, spontanious decisions


"When you buy something, you're not paying money for it. You're paying with the hours of your life you had to spend earning that money. The difference is that life is one thing money can't buy. Life only gets shorter. And it is pitiful to waste one's life and freedom that way."
Jose Mujica

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


hosting, surfing and meeting people


only positive!

surfed couches in:

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Poland, Ukraine, Turkey, Georgia, The Netherlands, Austria, Denmark, Norway, France, Belgium

hosted surfers from:

China, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, Poland, Belarus, Portugal, The Netherlands, Russia, Taiwan, Chile, USA, France, Ukraine, Spain, Korea, Slovakia, Argentina


Traveling. And traveling

Music, Movies, and Books

soundtrack of my life:

Liquido - Narcotic (1998, after Klassenfahrt)
Limp Bizkit - Livin It Up (2000, alone in my room)
Dimmu Borgir - Mourning Palace (2005, Rockfabrik)
Chemaical Brothers - Galvanize (2007, Prag with Taddeo)
Daler Mehndi - Tunak Tunak (2008-11, oh AIESEC!)
Eminem feat Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie (2010, dormitory in Almaty)
DDT - Chto takoye osen (2012, Russian forest)
Metallica - The Unforgiven II (2013, on the bus in Krasnodar)

my library:

Rafik Shami - Eine Hand voller Sterne
Stefan Aust - Der Baader Mainhof Komplex
Joane K. Rowling - Harry Potter series
Hermann Hesse - Unterm Rad, Klein und Wagner
Michel Houellebecq - Les Particules élémentaires
Joseph Roth - Radetzkymarsch
Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Crime and Punishment

motion pictures:

Forrest Gump
Im Juli
Matrix Part I
Pulp Fiction
Die Fetten Jahre sind vorbei
Fight Club
The Big Lebovski

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've spend one night in the desert and saw the stars: no words to describe such beauty

hitchhiked a drug traffiker's car in the mountains of Tadjikistan
hitchhiked a snow truck in the mountains of Norway

What I Can Share with Hosts

my home, my time, my life

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation

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