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I love living life my way. I'm a curious person, talkative (sometimes too much) who deeply loves to travel.
A friend once shared Vivian Greene's philosophy with me:
"Life's not about waiting for the storms to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain."
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
It's simply great. I love Couchsurfing, more than you'd expect. I just moved to Melbourne and am happy to host again.
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Traveling, languages, music, chocolate (yes that counts as an interest!) and most of all meeting people from all over the world and sharing amazing moments with them, be it just a drink at the fireplace or enjoying breathtaking views from some remote temple in the jungle...
Music, Movies, and Books
I like movies of many different kinds of genres from the epic ones to the documentaries (including in between movies like american history x) and almost the same goes for music, though I dislike house, trance, electro, and Swiss folk songs. The rest is more or less what I listen to. Bands I currently like a lot are Lake Street Dive, Foster the People, Kodaline, Florence and the Machine, Mumford and Sons and Cut Copy.
When it comes to books I'd go for entertaining ones like Shantaram (by Gregory David Roberts) and from the classic authors I like Orwell and Dickens.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Far too many to name...but one thing that I find amazing is to see that wherever you go and despite all the differences in culture, mentalities, life styles etc. when it comes down to feelings we are all equals.
And, spending the night with nomads in their yurt in the grasslands of Tibet.
Teach, Learn, Share
There is not much for me to teach yet - ask me again when I'm old and wise ;) but I enjoy exchanging life stories with other travelers and I would love to learn surfing. The one with the surfboard and the waves.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Once I get a new chocolate machine, let's make chocolates.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Sweden, Switzerland, United States