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I'm 28 years old. Currently (slowly) making my way to Germany to do a masters.
Love any form of travel and keen to go almost anywhere. No reason required.
My dream journey, that I hope to make within the not-too distant future, is to fly a light aircraft solo around the world. To go through all 7 continents, visit both poles and see the sights most people never get to.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I love to meet local people when travelling, and to show visitors around New Zealand.
I'm active in the Auckland Couchsurfing community, have couchsurfed in places around the world, and have hosted several times.
Travelling, hiking (or tramping as we call it in NZ), aviation, politics, science/tech, bad TV
Music, Movies, and Books
Don't read quite as much as I used to, but Arthur C. Clarke has always been my favourite author.
I'm happy watching just about any TV show/movie, although I have a preference for sci-fi/action when I'm trying to relax. Watch probably a bit too much sci-fi, although much of it is terrible.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Learning to fly. Nothing quite compares to the feeling of aerobatic flying.
Teach, Learn, Share
I've taught maths and computer science in the past, and can help you out with English, physics, chemistry and possibly basic Russian as well. Pretty good at finding cheap and unusual travel routes/methods as well.
I'm trying to learn German at the moment.
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kosovo, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay
Countries I’ve Lived In
Latvia, New Zealand