Mārtiņš Strīķis

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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  • Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nurse
  • Ba Nursing. Post Grad Diploma Mental Health Nursing
  • From Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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About Me

Continously learning and working towards employment in rural and remote areas of Australia. Experience various mental health workplaces.


I met this amazing girl Sarah and she is totally keen to travel the world instead of buying a house and I am totally liking the sound of that, so we are off to explore, work, travel, meet and live life to the fullest whilst finding solitude along the way and taking alternative transport. Please check out my updated reason for being on couchsurfing.

Follow Millie on our adventures : https://www.facebook.com/Millie-1633184900290734/timeline/


More info for those that I host and meet !

In brief though.,

Grew up first five years moving around various towns in Australia and Papau New Guinea, but the last 20years have been spent in Adelaide.
The last 8 years I have got in touch with my Latvian Heritage.
The last 5 years I have been studying and working in nursing with an interest for rural and remote health and mental health.

I'm a go go go person, even if that's to keep busy or to have time to myself relaxing or exploring. I like to explore local and distant areas, find the unused tracks and try not to get bogged in the sand!. I like to 'potter' around in my garden.... or going through letters and cards from friends. I like to send people birthday cards in the post - you have to keep the postal system alive at whatever the cost! .


Still searching....
Apparently my love language is Generosity - but whatever !. I like to have a good time, provide fun times whether that be in cooking or the experiences we share, without expecting anything in return.
Due to moving around a lot when I was younger, I cherish the brief moments you spend with people in hope that when you bump into them later in life, you begin where you left off....

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Travel Assistance, City meet ups. Sharing travel experiences.

PLEASE READ : We are now 5 months into our trip and had a mix of hostels and CS experiences. Hostels are sometimes convenient for those one night stays, but our European adventure is not about city hopping. We are keen to learn about cities, current culture, beliefs, systems etc. This can be lost in the Hostel culture at times. So we are keen to Stay with CSers to get the 'home feel' , staying on suburban streets, seeing children play, getting a feel of what its like to be in those cities. Please host us!. Right now we have landed in England - another country we are keen to learn about. We are settling into work opportunities but looking to explore in between.

Hosted By:
Julian Kaspatria - Königsee
Roman Schatzle - Heidelberg
Katarina and Michal - Bratislava
Natural and Natural - Cappadocia, Turkey
Turgay - Konya, Turkey
Denis Yildiz - Istanbul, Turkey
Mark Mordey - Newport, Isle of Wight, UK

Met CS Travellers:
Anna Burz (Poland) - Vilnius


Latvian Folk Dancing, Latvian singing, Mountain bike riding, Golf, Snorkelling, Playing social sports, Eating out, BBQs, Visiting wine regions, checking out forests, lakes and beaches. .

Music, Movies, and Books

I dont get a chance to watch movies all that often. Most recent was MockingJay Hunger games, but I found out there was #2 I haven't seen ... I wondered why it seemed as though a story was missing in between.

Music is so diverse i don't know where to begin. I enjoy alternative, indie, dance, hip hop, reggae, classical, heavy, metal, ....

Recently read,
- The Man That Couldn't Stop (an insight into OCD)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Montenegro : Dormitory Nt Park - Canyoning Nevido,

Teach, Learn, Share

Well I am a nurse that has been working in a small country hospital and now developing my knowledge in working with those with mental health concerns. Though I am new to couch surfing experiences, I still have my own Australian culture, mixed with new identity of Latvian culture to share, whilst my work and travel has taught me lots also. . I have volunteered in Malaysia at a school for disabled children and i would love to refer others to the place i went to. I come from Latvian culture and we do things differently. We are open hearted, accepting and have great cultural days, remembrances and crazy adventure -

What I Can Share with Hosts

We enjoy cooking. We enjoy talking sharing our experiences. We like opportunities to learn about culture, travel, who you work for, what you enjoy, how you get the most out of life. We would love to play some board games, would love to take your dog for a run, would love to go for a bike ride, would love to sit , relax, take in the sights.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Papua New Guinea

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