Fran Gleisner

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • Honours, BA
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About Me

I am currently moving from Wellington, NZ to Berlin, Germany via the Trans-Siberian Railway.

I've always wanted to live in Berlin and I thought after a couple of years working in Wellington, there is no time like the present!

Excited about travelling again and really looking forward to meeting people on the road.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I've met some very cool people through CS - it's always interesting seeing different cultures through the eyes and lives of the people of that country.
One of the best ways to experience another culture, and I think everyone should have that experience as a traveller!


Photography in all respects
Whanau and friends
Good books where you get so involved you read into the night
Finding new music or re-finding old music... maybe just music
Science, psychology and particularly 'memory'
Delicious food and beverages - love the Wellington beer scene
Having low expectations and getting your mind blown!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Too many....
Definitely those times where you wander and happen across the best locations/people/experiences

I remember in Austria, the person I was staying with and I climbed up a 2700m mountain with 6 friends in time for sunset and then slept under the stars, and we woke up in time to watch the sunrise and walk down.

Seeing the midnight sun (next step to see the Northern Lights)

I think experiencing Palestine, the closest I've been to conflict, was pretty eye opening and heart stopping - something needing to be revisited as a reminder.

Teach, Learn, Share

Trust your instinct!

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, China, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Peru, Portugal, Samoa, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, New Zealand, United Kingdom

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