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Overview

  • 235 References 177 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Swedish; learning Lithuanian
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Working, travel, running, have fun
  • Mid Sweden University
  • From Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
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About Me

ABOUT ME

I'm a optimistic, easy going guy from the north of Sweden who moved to Stockholm after a while in Malta for work. I love traveling and challenges. I'm a running addict and really social and interested to get to know new people all over the world.

PHILOSOPHY

"Happiness only real when shared." - Christopher McCandless. (Into the wild)
"A stranger is just a friend you haven't met"
"€œThe World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." - Saint Augustine

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Couchsurfing is a good way to get to a new city and see it from their side and not succumb to the tourist traps. Nice way to find out the best part of cities you are visiting like other tourists will miss.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I created my account when I lived in Malta but had to move back to Sweden. I started using this a bit more in the autumn 2010 mostly hosting but also surging many times. Check references from all amazing people! :)

Interests

Ultimate Frisbee, running, nightlife, Photography, mountain hiking, traveling, camping, skiing, movies, diving, student activities, etc.

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies:
I mostly like deep movies that make see things in another perspective. but here is a list of my favorite movies, some of them is just fun:

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, In Time, Mr Nobody, Gran Torino, The Social Network, Donnie Darko, The Island, The Truman Show, The Shawshank Redemption, V for Vendetta, Torsk På Tallin, Elegy, Mr. Brooks, The Lookout, The Hangover, Defiance, Memento, City of God, Adventureland, Keeping Mum, Taking Chance, The Adjustment Bureau. Haven't updated it for a while.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

2017
Road trip in Puerto rico for two weeks. Visited one of worlds most beautiful beaches, Snorkeled with Sea Turtles, Surfed, Kayaked in Biolumnicent bay.

2016 I interailed all across Japan for three weeks. Saw cherry blossoms (sakura) in Hirosaki, 2000 cherry trees. Traveled to all way to the north Hokkaido to the south Ibusuki. Shinkhansen train all the way :)

March 2013, Went to Doha Qatar and then Dubai (UAE), Roadtrip to Fujairah and Abu Dhabi. Worlds highest building Burj Khalifa and Worlds fastest Roller coaster in Ferrari world.

September 2012, visited 5 countries in 9 days, six flights by Ryanair. Krakow-Bergamo-Paris-Porto-Madrid-Stockholm. It was a intense but really funny trip! :)

2008-2009 Moved to Malta to work as a web designer at a betting company. Nice experience and I lived there for one and a half year.

2006: Travel by car for two weeks from Sweden to Italy and back.

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Ran a marathon under 3hours! (2:55) (New York Marathon 2015)

Ran a 10km race in 34:00 min. (2015)

Teach, Learn, Share

I can show some cool spots and bars during the week evenings. In weekends i have more time to do more! I also love food. So if you could make something nice from your country it would be awesome! :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

Knowledge about Stockholm and Sweden and my travels, I can join for sightseeing showing some good spots of Stockholm.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Malta, Sweden

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