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Michael Katz

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Overview

  • 19 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Spanish
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Marketing Manager
  • Degree in Business/event management ...
  • From Melbourne
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to find a cure for hangovers

ABOUT ME

I'm a 26 yr old easy going guy from Melbourne who discovered his love of traveling after a 6 month euro-trip opened his eyes to a big world. Since then I did a 9 month Americas trip from Canada through to Argentina which was amazing and have also done a a good part of Asia, the middle east, sub continent and Africa. Over 50 countries later, its time for me to attempt to stay put for a while. I am always up for partying and having a drink or 10 so if you enjoy a few drinks then i am sure we will get along fine! I Love meeting new people from around the world and showing them around Melbourne.

PHILOSOPHY

all of the worlds problems can be solved over a couple of beers

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

visited 51 states (22.6%)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I host as often as I can and have had nothing but awesome experiences. I have surfed through south America and also Hong Kong and NZ

Interests

-Traveling
-Meeting new People
-Watching/Playing Sport
-Music
-Festivals
-Drinking
-Going out with friends
-Attempting to stay fit

Music, Movies & Books

I Love All Music from Drum N Bass to Dubstep to rock to indie to jazz. Here are some of the bands/DJ's Wolfmother, The Butterfly Effect, Kings Of Leon, Pendulum, Booka Shade, Angus & Julia Stone, Aerosmith, Audioslave, Foals, Birds of Tokyo, Chase n Status, City and Color, Bon Jovi, Bob Marley, Carl Cox, Michael Bublé, Empire of the Sun, Muse, The Kooks, AC/DC, Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cold Chisel, Tiësto, Led Zeppelin, Oasis, The Jezabels, Flux Pavilion, BONJAH, Trentemøller, Gui Boratto, Richie Hawtin, Sven Väth, Passion Pit, Chase & Status, Phoenix, The Strokes, Mumford and Sons, LCD Sound System, Klaxons, Janis Joplin, Infected Mushrooms, Hot Chip, Goo Goo Dolls, Faithless, Eskimo Joe, Empire of the Sun, deadmau5, The Cat Empire, Cut Copy, The Presets, Daft Punk, Trentmoller, Digitalism, The Prodigy, Eric Prydz, The Streets, Michael Jackson, Fat Boy Slim, Foo Fighters,Hilltop Hoods, Powderfinger
Sum 41, Boxcar Racer, Millencolin, Incubus, Silverchair, Jimmy Eat World, Thirsty Merc, Guns 'N' Roses, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Queen, The Doors, INXS, Motley Crue

I'll watch anything but like most people comedies are my favorite, could talk for hours about some classics but can't go past Anchorman!

I enjoy reading biographies mostly, there are some amazing true stories out there!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Impossible to say just one, highlights have trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal, Skydiving over the Swiss alps, bungy jumping in Thailand, caving in Guatemala, sand-boarding in Peru or visiting Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland.
A special mention to Iguassu falls which is the most amazing thing i have ever seen

Teach, Learn, Share

I am full of travel stories, give me enough beers and I'll tell you the good ones :)

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Australia

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