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Marlene Pühringer

Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

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Overview

  • 18 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning French, Spanish
  • 23, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Studentin
  • French/ Roman Philology, University ...
  • From Linz, Salzburg
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Find the missing socks.

ABOUT ME

I am an open minded and uncomplicated person. I like to be spontaneous and profit of everything that life brings.

Now that I'm living in a dorm at the moment it's hard to host anyone. Nevertheless I'm happy to meet couchsurfers who come to Salzburg and show them around or simply exchange about travelling.

PHILOSOPHY

People ought to do what they want to do, what else are they alive for?-James Baldwin

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I try to keep my profile current and be a great host or surfer when I'm hosted. I think it's a great thing to trust somebody you don't know and give them the possibility to be in a city or see a city like you would never do if you would go into a hostel or a hotel. You learn more interesting details about the places you go and the people you meet. (talking about a beautiful old-style apartment in Paris or a nice private party...wouldn't have seen that without CS)

There are different ways to profit of a Couchsurfing experience...I want to be open and flexible for the people I host. So wether you want to go on tours on your own or take me with you, hang out together, cook or whatsoever...
Everybody has their own travel bias and I find it interesting to see how people design their journeys.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have hosted and surfed quite a bit already (for my means). It's always exciting to meet people who take part in the project. I really like welcoming travelers and spend time with them, just experiencing a little intercultural adventure during the everyday chaos, it makes life more interesting and thrilling. As much as I enjoy surfing a couch in another city or country. I've had very nice and generous hosts so far, open minds and open doors...that's what Couchsurfing means for me.

Interests

listening to and making (singing) music, books, photography, cinema, films, swimming or splashing in every water but public swimming pools, going out, eating and cooking, beeing outside relaxing and enjoying the "doing-nothing-just-being-moments", singing, (talking/mixing) languages, the 4 seasons...and so on.

Music, Movies & Books

Books: Those that are worth reading...

Movies: Garden State, l'auberge espagnole, Juno, Léon The Professional, Pulp Fiction, Amélie, Pippi, Burn After Reading, Somersault, Night On Earth, Turn Me On Goddammit, Cool Runnings, Czech Fairytales, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Match Point, Midnight in Paris, Your Sister's Sister, Austrian movies, Tarantino, Woody Allen, Ang Lee, Coen Brothers, Sofia Coppola films...and many many many many more.

Same with music: I love a lot but I'm not a professional in explaining the genres so: Laura Marling, Fleet Foxes, Florence And The Machine, Regina Spektor, Tegan & Sara, Bonobo, Paul Kalkbrenner, José Gonzalez, Kele, Bon Iver, William Fitzsimmons,Ray LaMontagne, Alexi Murdoch, Lisa Hannigan, MGMT, Björk, Portishead, Radiohead, DJ Vadim, Ben Howard, Fat Freddy's Drop, Portugal The Man, Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Kings Of Convenience, Hellsongs, Camille, Feist, Mumford&Sons, Hellsongs, ........................................

One Amazing Thing I've Done

The view on the alps from my grandparent's balcony on a clear day...gets me every time!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can show you how to make a delicious Tiramisu with my amazing mixer :-)

And if you can teach me more about the technique of analogue cameras I will show myself very very thankful, might even make two Tiramisu for you!

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Austria, France

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