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  • 10 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning German
  • 46, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Financial controller
  • Economy
  • From Groningen, Netherlands
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About Me


Exploring the world and being influenced by the creative people I meet along the way


I have quit a busy job during the working days but after work I balance my time as much as possible for my friends and family and the sports I like. I have opinions about everything but stay open minded through a deep and tested regime of "not taking myself seriously" but being serious about what I'm doing. I try to have as much as fun as I can have!


Try to live the max. You are responsible for your own acts! Make friends

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I like to travel and make use of the couchsurfing community like my travelling towards Russia in 2011 where I met some great couchsurf people and had a good time and also like to meet people in the Netherlands whenever there is a good opportunity!


I travelled in May 2011 in Russia and travelled and met there 4 couchsurfers. I spent very pleasant time with them and will do this more often in future!


I have many interests among else badminton, tennis, sailing, golf, chess, skating, salsa dance, whatching movies in the cinema, reading books, theater

  • books
  • theater
  • dancing
  • movies
  • chess
  • reading
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • scuba diving
  • sailing
  • sports
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • golf
  • badminton

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Lord of the rings, Avatar, Bridget Jones Diary, Braveheart, It's complicated (so quit different styles) and Tarantinno is one of the favourite film makers
Books: Millenium books of Stieg Larsson are my favorite genre together with fantasy books
Music: not specific but top 40 and latin style I like for sure the most

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I visited so far in my live South Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, USA, Canada, Malaysia, Thailand, Egypt, Israel, Russia, Jordanie and Turkey outside Europe and many countries within Europe. Diving in Thailand (and seeing manta's) and swimming with dolphins in Mexico are one of my top experiences!

Countries I’ve Visited

Brazil, Cuba, Egypt, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Russian Federation, South Africa, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In


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