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Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today
restless dreamer and traveler, road tripper, adventurer, photographer, music-addict who wants to grow but never grow up.
I live with my wife Kerstin ( https://www.couchsurfing.com/users/2018427/profile ), our newborn son and our two cats.
We're a queer happy family.
Places/Things I wanna see:
Auschwitz concentration camp
[Cape of Good Hope] 10/2014
[Great Wall of China] 01/2014
Kakadu National Park
[Kruger National Park] 10/2014
Mexico (anywhere, with Sammy)
Moai, Easter Island
[Neuschwanstein Castle] 07/2013
[New Zealand] 12/2013
New York City
Papua New Guinea
Red Sea (diving)
Tierra del Fuego
Torres del Paine National Park
Wild Atlantic Way
and SO much more!
Basically I dream of visiting every country in the world.
If you could chose to visit any country without having to worry about time or money, which country would you pick??
Please answer that question in your request to prove that you have read my profile.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. - James Dean
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Host, surf, meet, talk, cook...
I've been to several CS meetings and have met wonderful people. I've had great times exploring new cities abroad. I love how couchsurfers connect so easily. It's just a great experience. The hosts I've had so far have been genuine, trusting people. My wife and I started hosting after moving to Düsseldorf. We've had great guests so far.
Surfed in: Austria, Denmark, Germany, New Zealand, Seychelles, Spain, Switzerland,
Hosted from: Australia, Canada, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Sweden, Ukraine, USA
I love all sorts of outdoorsy and adventurous stuff like climbing/bouldering, hiking, scuba diving, skydiving and motorcycling.
11 years ago I chose to be a vegetarian and about 4 years ago my wife and I made the final cut to veganism without really having to cut anything down. I still get to enjoy chocolate, cheese, joghurt, ice cream and all the things I thought I couldn't live without. Only difference: now it's cruelty free! Based on rice, almond, oat or soy.
We also try to reduce our waste as much as possible, especially plastic. We enjoy a trip to the local market or orcanic store where we can pack fruit and vegetables in our eco baggies instead of buying everything wrapped in plastic and we take our breadbag to the bakery.
- scuba diving
- rock climbing
- road trips
Music, Movies, and Books
Abby, An Horse, Angus and Julia Stone, Bastille, Boy, Crystal Castles, Eddie Vedder, Florian Ostertag, Half Moon Run, Honig, Hunter Valentine, I Blame CoCo, Imagine Dragons, Jimmy Eat World, Kings of Convenience, La Roux, Metric, Mumford and Sons, Muse, Nada Surf, Nick Drake, Of Monsters and Men, Peaches, Phoenix, Pink, Ra Ra Riot, Said the Whale, Steel Train, Tegan and Sara, Tender Forever, Two Door Cinema Club, Vampire Weekend, Youth Group, Zaz
Millenium Series: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest, Into The Wild, Little Miss Sunshine, Domino, Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain, 21 Gramm, Les Choristes, Memento, Collateral, Pulp Fiction, Pirates Of The Caribbean I, Juno, Good Bye Lenin...
The Mentalist, Bones, Criminal Minds, Orange is the new Black, Orphan Black
A Thousand Spledid Suns & The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, Millenium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson, Tess Gerritsen's Rizzoli & Isles Novels, The Prof. Langdon Series by Dan Brown
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Safari at Kruger National Park, ZA
Diving in the Seychelles
Doing the Tongariro Crossing, NZ
Seeing a Space Shuttle take off at Cape Canaveral
Climbing The Rock in Gibraltar
Traveling the Great Ocean Road, OZ
Swinging the Nevis Swing, NZ
Skydiving in OZ and Slovenia
Walking along the Great Wall of China
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach you how to solve the rubik's cube.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Vegan dinner or a helping hand in the kitchen/household.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Canada, Germany