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Overview

  • 8 references 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Swedish; learning Finnish, French, German, Swedish
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • No occupation listed
  • International Migration and Ethnic Relations
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I live in the lovely Southern Swedish city of Malmö. I am currently at University for a second time, studying International Migration and Ethnic Relations and when I'm not doing that I am usually showing people around my city. Malmö is especially great for cycling and finding delicious vegetarian and vegan food.

I am an idealist (which is becoming increasingly difficult in recent years) and I love hearing other people's perspectives on the world and what is important to them.

Travel is one of my biggest passions and I try to do as much as I possibly can.

I always enjoy meeting people on my travels or at home and sharing stories, ideas and drinks.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I just love the ethos of couchsurfing. A collective of good people helping each other to see the world and learn about other cultures.

Interests

Love travel, music and figuring out how the world works.
Love a good coffee in the morning and a beer I haven't had before in the evening.
I'm very good with geography and maps, I am usually a good asset to a pub quiz team in this respect plus I have an excellent sense of direction so i'm good to get lost with.

  • cats
  • photography
  • festivals
  • breakfast
  • beer
  • coffee
  • vegetarian
  • reading
  • music
  • live music
  • guitar
  • hiking
  • rugby
  • table tennis
  • geography
  • geopolitics
  • international relations
  • mountains
  • travel
  • nature
  • craft beer
  • maps
  • environmentalism
  • independent cinema
  • immigration

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Mostly indie/alternative stuff like Broken Social Scene, Beach House, M83, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Knife, Angel Olsen, Stereolab, The Radio Dept, The National etc.
I absolutely love the words of Spencer Krug!

Movies: Lost In Translation, Mulholland Drive, The Lives of Others, Three Colours Trilogy, The Edukators

Books: Murakami, Kundera, Orwell, Mitchell, Camus.
I have been reading mostly non-fiction recently though.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Travelling to 31 countries in 10 months.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can provide you with a near endless supply of music. Travel tips of course. I can regale you with my take on the world's problems.
I can tell you a lot about Malmö if you're visiting, including where to find the best beers and vegetarian food.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, England, New Zealand, Sweden, Wales

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