Jon Bjarki Magnusson

Reykjavik, Greater Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Student/book publishing
  • Philosophy/Political science
  • From Reykjavik
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About Me




I am a former journalist at a daily news paper here in Reykjavik. Before that I lived in Beijing China, teaching english. Before that I travelled around Asia for a year. Before that I studied Political Science. Now I am studying philosophy an creative writing.


Something about having dreams, knowing them and following. I think.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have a small jeep (Suzuki Jimny) and am able to take people on legendary tours to the highlands. Please contact me for further details.


Stayed with a nice guy in Hong Kong - that was through my girlfriends account - after that I started my own.


Reading. Writing. Music. Travelling. Politics. The global depression. Empire. Multitude. Anarchy. Socialism. Capitalism. Mc Donald's. Concrete buildings. Mountains. Loads of stuff I guess.

Music, Movies, and Books

Dr. Strangelove. Eternal Sunshine of the spotless mind. Waking Life...
Mars Volta. Sigur Ros. Belle and Sebastian. Bob Dylan...
The unbearable lightness of being. Slaughterhouse five. Siddharta. Konur by Steinar Bragi. Kafka on the shore...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I once saw the woman that walked the world. She was 59 but her laughter like a ten year olds. She was the most amazing person I have met.

Teach, Learn, Share

"Society is a road and the road signs the specialists to keep you there."

"Then go to the mountains! Or to the steppe! Just go off that god damn road!"

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, India, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russian Federation

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Iceland

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