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Overview

  • 53 References 42 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hungarian; learning French
  • 22, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Studying, teaching
  • BME Electrical Engineering, KNU Electrical Engineering, A...
  • From Pápa, Veszprém, Hungary
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Hitchhike north of the Arctic Circle in Russia, then settle down in Sydney for a while.

ABOUT ME

I'm a student, traveler-adventurer, engineer... I like to explore new places, walk about a lot, try all the street food and talk to locals and fellow travelers. I'm generally rather passionate about the things I do.
https://www.facebook.com/MartonGr

PHILOSOPHY

I am aiming high. :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I travel when I can, also host in Budapest.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I stayed at many hosts, met a ton of people who didn't host me but showed me around, been to CS meetings in Budapest, hosted in Budapest.

Interests

I love cars, motorcycles, snowboarding, want to start a business eventually, and can't stop reading about decision theory and behavioral economics. And let me say how I love motorcycles once more.

  • salsa dancing
  • wine
  • beer
  • motorcycles
  • technology
  • cars
  • snowboarding
  • economics
  • emergency services
  • engineering
  • entrepreneurship
  • mathematics
  • psychology
  • hitchhiking
  • mountains
  • gadgets
  • it
  • streetfood
  • energy storage
  • decision making

Music, Movies, and Books

Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Star Wars - books and movies, loved them both. Recently got addicted to House of Cards. I'm also in love with every movie Tarantino ever made.
Some books I've really enjoyed: Taleb's Antifragile and Gilbert's Stumbling on Happiness
I enjoy Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Metallica.. and the works of Howard Shore for background music when I work, and also recently I noticed myself listening to dance and party music just for itself.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hitchhiked a lorry with a broken scooter, got escorted off of the autobahn by the police pushing the bike with no lights at midnight… and walked away with no fine.

In 2015, I crossed Eurasia on train, rode a shitty old Honda Win from Hanoi to Saigon, hitchhiked over to Singapore, took a 3 day ferry over to Kalimantan and hitched some more. :))

Teach, Learn, Share

Will teach basic university level mathematics for a free meal. :D Seriously though, I'm in my fourth year at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, and I remember the stuff I learned quite well. I'm also a self educated gadget tinkerer, so I can probably fix your broken iPhone, no free meal required. ;)

What I Can Share with Hosts

I learned how to prepare Hungarian goulash soup and Indonesian nasi goreng! :))

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Hungary, South Korea

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