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Overview

  • 37 references 16 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene; learning German
  • 44, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • IT, photography - Living a fulfilled life! PADI dive inst...
  • PADI IDC stuff instructor
  • From Šenčur, Kranj, Slovenia
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION
To travel many different countries as possible in next few year

ABOUT ME
I'm incredibly easy going. I'm not a planner and prefer to be spontaneous. I eat and drink almost anything expect meat and love to try new dishes and cuisines.

PHILOSOPHY
Carpe Diem!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURF PHILOSOPHY:
Couchsurfing is not a way to travel for free. It's a way to know a place by knowing the local people living there... Becoming friends, building a relationship and anyway getting to know them. If you need a cheap accomodation you better look for a cheap youth hostel. So, if instead you want to use Couchsurfing through it's real spirit...

Suggestion: when asking for an accomodation, please read the profile of your "possible" host carefully.
Please read the references left by others. Please send a personal message, do not copy and paste the same message to all the people you are asking hospitality, and, most of all, try to contact them and build a "connection" in advance, it makes everything easier.
I personally don't like receiving mass-emails, it makes me feel one of many!!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE
Hosted couple of people. It was fine, then I went abroad, travelled many countries, wrote a hundred messages to couchsurfers.
95% of them even didn't bother to write back, remaining 5% said they were busy.

Update 2013 - things become little better - 80% of them even didn't bother to write back, remaining 18% said they were busy, 2% accept me - Things become better!!!!

Well, that is my couchsurfing experience:
*April 2010 CS event Šparglji fest on Slovenian coast; first CS experience and sleep by Pero: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/pero/,
*meet some new CS members: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/barbs888/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/tatjana_n/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/tiziano/
*June 2010 Anka Bitenc (Izola, Slovenia). http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/shevanka/
*April, May 2010 CS with:
Dean Moriarty (Kenmare)http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/artyanimal/
Charlie Sommer (Belfast, Ireland)
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/sommer81/
Kamil Beliczynski (Dublin, Ireland) http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/slavonic/
*August 2010 been on Villacher Kirchtag 2010 and meet Ferdi Bambico (Villach, Austria) http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/klavierspieler/
*August 2010 CS with: Barbara Gubelmann (Zollikon, Switzerland)http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/bmalibu/
and Christine Hotz Hotz (Zurich, Switzerland) http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/chriho58/
*October 2010 CS with: FILO_EXTREMO (Trieste, Italy)http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/filo_extremo/
*December 2010 CS with: Metka in Slavica Strnad (Maribor, Slovenija) http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/piercika/
*December 2010 CS event 4th Maribor pre-Christmas meeting meet some CS members like:
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/poldisi/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/fuegos/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/k_etiket/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/adrijanaa/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/toshimimaeda/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/bugs222/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/scholzie/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/hyohakusha74/
*Januar 2011 (Verona, Italy) host by Franco Chilese: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/francofrinzi/; walking around with him and another CS member - CS Verona event.
*Januar 2011 (Udine, Italy) meet with CS member Moret and walking around: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/moret/
*Januar 2011 (Palermo - Sicily, Italy) meet CS member in hostel Carla Santana: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/cmsantana/
*Februar 2011 (Ptuj, Slovenia) weekend meet, host by Scholzie:
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/scholzie/; meet by:
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/hyohakusha74/
*and some other CD member, nice weekend ;)
July 2011 (Rijeka, Croatia) weekend meet, diving in Kostrena, host by Mirko: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/rijeka39/
*August 2011 (Koper, Slovenia) study weekend in Bernardin, Portorož, host by Gregor: http://www.couchsurfing.org/profile.html?id=70WDV0F
*October 2011 (Lanzarote) meet two CS members Robert: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/capidesign/and http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/unpasomas/
*Meet The CS Members while i work like instructor in Malaysia:
December 2012 (Mabul island): http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/petersue/
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/theschimanski/
*February 2013 (Tawao, Malaysia) back from Indonesia, host by Anne:
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/anne.masniera/
*March 2013 (Tawao, Malaysia) when moving to KL meet Daniel: https://www.couchsurfing.org/profile.html?id=ADVYK80
*March 2013 (Kota Bharu, Malaysia) when moving to Perhentilian Island, host by Atienkah: https://www.couchsurfing.org/people/atiekah-atie/
*June 2013 (Singapore, Singapore), host by Faizal:
http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/faizalumer/

i host:
*Gran Canaria - Puerto de Mogan:
march 2012
Mascha: http://www.couchsurfing.org/profile.html?id=7LJL97K
Silke: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/sobereelkirk/

*Perhentian Island, Malaysia
may 2013 host Cristina Ruizz: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/cris.torello/

*After 2013 stop for a while w activity on Couschsurfing.
*2019 becomed active again here in Philliphines.

Interests

computers, photography, travel, now i am PADI instructor - work + travel = my pleasure.... ;)

More about diving: http://watersports.si/en/

Maybe this could be useful for someone, I found some interesting stuff once, but didn't check the links recently:

Car Sharing:
https://prevoz.org
http://www.blablacar.com
https://flinc.org/dashboard
http://www.viajamosjuntos.com
http://www.taxistop.be/language.html
http://www.kyydit.net/en/
http://kimppa.net

freelance:
https://www.freelancer.com
https://www.odesk.com

similar pages as CS:
http://www.bewelcome.org/main
https://www.trustroots.org/search
https://www.gocampr.com

  • photography
  • instructor
  • walking
  • drinking
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • scuba diving
  • freelancing
  • carpooling

Music, Movies, and Books

Dramatic movies, normaly i listen a lot of rock music like:
Bruce Springsteen, The Clash, AC DC, Geen day, janis joplin, red hot chili peppers, Brian Adams, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, ...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

start traveling and meeting people.

Teach, Learn, Share

i can teach you slovenian language, some trick of DSLR photography, traveling, ...

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Cuba, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Philippines, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Croatia, Malaysia, Philippines, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka

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