Henri De Veene

Waregem, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium

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  • Fluent in Dutch, English, French; learning German, Russian, Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Traveler
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • From Waregem, Flanders, Belgium
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

I have been a student for a while, but I finally graduated from university. I have left Belgium in September 2015 to travel around Europe, Africa and (hopefully) South-America.

My route and some stories can be seen on http://some-go-east.be

I have been a boy scout for 19 years, I play bass guitar and was the singer of my band, and I have travelled around Europe the last couple of years.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is just an amazing way of travelling! I like meeting new people from around the world and listening to their stories about where they went and what their dreams for the future are.


I love travel, music, hitchhiking, ...

Music, Movies, and Books

Pulp Fiction, De Helaasheid der Dingen, everything from Wes Anderson,...

The Cure, Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, Elliott Smith, Pinback, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Portugal. The Man,...
I am also a big fan of the Belgian music scene. Some examples: BRNS, Raketkanon, Amenra, Wallace Vanborn, Condor Gruppe, ...

You can find out more if you host me ;-)

A book which gave me a lot of inspiration to travel is Nick Danziger's travels: Beyond Forbidden Frontiers. It's an amazing book, situated in the 80's, about Nick Danziger's travels through Asia.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Hiking with Andrey and Viola in the mountains near Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
- Hitchhiking through Europe for 4 weeks and attending the Sziget festival on our trip

Teach, Learn, Share

In 2011 I went to former USSR countries and tried to learn some Russian, but I'm at an extremely basic level now. I'd really like to improve this, so Russian speakers are more than welcome :-).

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Germany

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