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  • 15 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning French, Italian
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2009
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  • I study chemistry and photography at Cornell University (...
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About Me


Combine my passion for science with my passion for photography and design


I'm a chemistry grad student at Cornell University. The way how I like to get to know cultures and people is by eating together and trying new food, that's why I pay a lot of attention and money to food when I am traveling. I probably would rather sleep in a car and get an amazing dinner than sleeping in a Hotel and having a fast food dinner.
Besides that I experience the world through my camera. I usually have my camera on me! I used to take photos of architecture and urban-scapes, now I'm getting more and more into portraiture and experimental photography.
My favorite photographers are the German snapshot people like Juergen Teller and Martin Stoebich, the Düsseldorf School, i.e. Thomas Ruff, and the Japanese school around Nobuyoshi Araki and Daido Moriyama.

I love architecture and to hang out in cafes reading or talking about all kind of things.

I could add much more, but I suggest you should find out yourself.


Mens agitat molem (The mind moves matter)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


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PHOTOGRAPHY (I didn't know that I could be so passionate about sth.), literature, travelling, FOOD, music and movies, sports (biking, tennis, surfing), architecture, cooking, ART, Design and of course SCIENCE ...

  • arts
  • literature
  • architecture
  • design
  • photography
  • dining
  • cooking
  • bbq
  • fast food
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • sports
  • tennis
  • chemistry
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Too hard to chose ...
Hesse, Camus, Kundera, Pascal Mercier, Haruki Murakami, Max Goldt ...
Parov Stelar, Led Zeppelin, We have band, Adriano Celentano, Frank Zappa, Roxy music, Toro Y Moi, Ratatat, Lynnyrd Skynnard, Absolute Beginner and much much more ...
Clockwork Orange, City of God, Limits of Control, Darjeeling limited, The Shining, Broken flowers, ...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Korean BBQ, so awesome !

Teach, Learn, Share

also Latin and greek mythology

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Canada, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Philippines, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Philippines, United States

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