Dan Bencz

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

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  • MA on psychology
  • From Budapest, Hungary
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About Me


Navigare necesse est!


After finishing my studies, I just didn't feel like working 9 to 5, so I chose EVS instead in The Netherlands. Now I'm a sailor on board big scale sailingships (tallships).

Those who know me, say I'm curious, open minded, easy going, smiling, and adventureous. Sometimes a bit shy, and impatient, but hay, nobody is perfect ;)

I like outdoor activities, always in for something new to try! I'm happy to share these moments with others, or simply hang out together, and relax.


Responsible tourism.

Make the people around you conscious about the environment around them.

Memento mori.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I had been hosted 6 times so far, and none of them was on a couch ;) but each time it was great!


I enjoyed my studies of psychology, and the subject keeps on interesting me.

sailing, windsurfing, climbing, hiking, running, paragliding: outdoor!

TED, just an example: http://www.ted.com/talks/alain_de_botton_a_kinder_gentler_philosophy_of_success.html

With dogs, we can have great discussions. Sometimes they have difficulties understaning me, anyway :)


One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Seeing dolphins pulling a glowing line of green behind, as they swam in front of the ship in the Atlantic night.

Getting stoned in the middle of the Dominican jungle with a hotel owner.

Having Christmas dinner on board a full rigged ship in the Caribbean.

Participating in a threesome.

Seeing the WTC...

And more to come :)

Teach, Learn, Share

Sailing is my thing. If you're curious, or want to try it, ask me!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Hungary, Netherlands

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