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  • 25 References 13 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, French, Icelandic, Thai; learning French
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Caretaker, Guide
  • Life experience beats formal education
  • From Grímsey, Iceland
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

I grew up wondering what more there was to life than the 8-4 grind and I have been fortunate enough to try living in different cultures and different lifestyles.

I´m currently about to embark on my fifth big trip outside of my home country. This time around I am travelling with my friend Ívan whom I have known since we were 10 years old. We are starting with India, where the goal is contemplation and stretching and then hopefully going back to Thailand and Taiwan where I used to live.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To meet people


Yoga, tea, bikes, books and languages

Music, Movies, and Books


One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Living in Thailand for one year, going to a thai school, becoming a fairly normal citizen in an asian country.

Walking around Paris with a complete stranger hosting you for the next few days and still nurturing your soul by looking at the magnificent churches and all the other buildings!

Living in Finland, swimming in the lakes and doing extremely hot saunas that demand of you to use a sauna hat just to keep your ears from burning.

Living in Taiwan for a year, striving to do as the locals do but also retaining my inner core. This year has taught me quite a bit.

Working as a guide in Iceland for three different companies and seeing my own country through the eyes of a foreigner.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Malaysia, Mozambique, Netherlands, Peru, Spain, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Finland, Iceland, Taiwan, Thailand

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