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Madeleine Pühringer

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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Overview

  • 32 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, German; learning French, Italian, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • living
  • life
  • From Neuhofen an der Krems/Upper Austria
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Keep moving...

ABOUT ME

I'm a dreamer, and I love to enjoy everything what life can offer. I'm always looking for new challenges and try to live intensely every day. I can be thoughtful sometimes and like having an honest conversation about..., well anything. And then there are times when I do the most craziest things. I'm completely unable to resist when somebody gives me a challenge that starts with, "I bet you wont..." ;) I love sitting in an old viennese coffee shop all day readig newspaper and having some "achterl" of wine.

PHILOSOPHY

I guess there's no perfect way of living, and everyone has his/her own philosophy. I believe that the best way to live a healthy life, is a healty mind without prejudices and full of positive thoughts. Living is learning and teaching. As long as we never remain on the same place, but move, no matter which way or which direction, we will change, and grow. For me travelling is a very big part of my philosophy. It seems like, the further I travel the closer I get to myself and the people around me. Suddenly only the real important things matter, and it feels like nothing can ever put you down. Life is all about being brave. Taking chances, and risking something.

Die Welt zu durchschauen, sie zu erklären, sie zu verachten, mag großer Denker Sache sein. Mir aber liegt einzig daran, die Welt lieben zu können, sie nicht zu verachten, sie und mich nicht zu hassen, sie und mich und alle Wesen mit Liebe und Bewunderung und Ehrfurcht betrachten zu können. Hermann Hesse

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosted. Been hosted. Love it.

Interests

Learning, Exploring, Finding, Life, Searching, Listening, Talking, Cooking, Waiting, Enjoying, Planting, Hiking, Reading, Creating, Music, Art, Snowboarding, Politics, nature, Travelling, Feeling, Laughing, Sharing, Hugging, Walking, Winning, Loosing, Showeing, Seeing, Loving, Choosing, Caring, Running, Hammoks, plants, rain, sun, Camping, Watching Movies, Painting, Discussing, Dancing, Smiling, Swimming, going by bus, meeting, crying, singing, being.

Music, Movies & Books

I love books. (The list of those I still want to read is too long) Favourites: Hesse, Sidje, Satre, Zweig, ....

I love movies. (Especially documentaries and low budget productions) Favourites: Everything is illuminated, danish movies like Adam's apples, Darjeeling Limited, Down by Law, Pulp Fiction, Into the Wild, City of God,....

I love music. (I like discovering new artist and I'm happy sharing and exchanging music) Favourites: Gypsy-swing music (especially Parov Stelar, Dunkelbunt) Also: Shantel, Bauchklang,Ben l'Oncle Sould, La Brass Banda, Ben Harper, Eddie Vedder, Radiohead, ...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I had a really bad day, and then I joined the FREE HUGS day in Dublin. It was one of the most amazing things I've done so far. I felt so much better afterwards, and it definitly safed my day :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm eager to learn everything I can, so you are welcome to share all your knowledge! :)

I can teach three Beirut-Songs on the Ukulele and how to make Austrian "Apfelstrudel" . Thats about it! ;)

Countries I've Visited

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Nepal, Netherlands, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, United Republic of, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Austria

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