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the most consistent thing iv been doing in my life: i am the editor of flaneur magazine (www.flaneur-magazine.com) which is a literary, nomadic publication focusing on one street per issue. next issue will be in sao paulo.
when i am not doing that i am exploring myself (and therefore the world around me) i have learnt to do reiki (energy healing), i meditate, i am starting to read about quantum physics, i practice manifestation. i am basically off with my eyes wide open, looking far out and far inside to understand who i am and what this universe is. its the most satisfying, fascinating, never ending exploration and i feel like iv dropped into the rabbit hole.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
as i dont have my own room in berlin i havent hosted in a while. also due to the magazine and my vast interest in traveling i havent been settled for very long. i do think i can contribute just as well by being a guest as a good guest is a positive and enriching additition to the hosts life :)
iv surfed in tokyo, malaysia, thailand, germany, italy, syndey, new orleans, budapest, riga, montreal, memphis.
i hosted a girl from nashville in berlin and we ended up moving in together! - oh the beauty of CS! i am still friends with alot of my hosts!
interviewing interesting people
magazines, publishing, paper
pigs, horses, puppies and giraffes
people and their stories
basketball, volleyball, yoga
rome, fellini, italian way of life, the language
love and the universe
- working out
Music, Movies, and Books
home alone! daily show, broad city mad men, warriors, manhattan, annie hall (anything woody allen) drive, twin peaks, girls, jim jarmusch, breathless, frances ha, xavier dolan, house of cards, hook, fellini, roy andersson, spike lee, scorsese, antonioni
house of leaves, just kids, palo alto, on the road, catcher in the rye, the great gatsby, the unbearable lightness of being, to kill a mockingbird, paul theroux, hunter s thompson, the way of the peaceful warrior, confederacy of dunces, acne paper, pin-up magazine, mirage magazine, tissue magazine, the art of travel, the new yorker
chet faker, arcade fire, death grips, beach house, creedence clearwater revival, pulp, velvet undergound, the xx, yeasayer, wild beasts, low anthem, local natives, the beatles, bob dylan, bruce springsteen, twin shadow, the kills, perfect glass, die heiterkeit, jeans team,, old school hip hop, charlie parker, billie holiday, the national, little dragon, grimes, frank ocean, odd future, solange, kendrick lamar, rhye, jessie ware, dirty beaches, darkside, nicolas jaar, parquet courts, joy division
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
biked through tokyo with my couchsurfer host during march 11 earthquake (not an amazing experience but a memorable one)
prepared and ate snake stew in thailand
experiencing the process of making a magazine. turning ideas, concepts into an object sold in shops all over the world
Teach, Learn, Share
i want to learn about the culture of the place i am at be it culinary, its superstitions and traditions. so if you've got something to share ill gladly listen (and ill ask a lot of questions with eyes wide open)
i can share stuff about berlin but be warned...i am a very un-german german. also i know london pretty well. and if you are interested in magazines i will gladly talk about to you about those also i make a really loud plopping noise with my mouth...i'll try to teach you that though it is sort of a special skill.
What I Can Share with Hosts
be immersed in my random life here, amazing flatmates, a huge factory like loft, some good advice on what to do i guess.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Pakistan, Singapore, United Kingdom