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Overview

  • 88 references 79 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Swedish; learning French, Swedish
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • PhD student, gym instructor, CEO
  • highschool, B. Sc. , M. Sc. (both in chemistry)
  • From Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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About Me

I would be happy to host guests and give some hospitality back, which I experienced doing CS in the US, Germany and Italy. I'm also happy to just show you some awesome places in and around Gothenburg which you definetely won't find in a touristic guide.

BUT PLEASE: I don't accept unpersonal copy-paste-requests or requests which show that you are only looking for a free place to stay. That's not why I am here and I am not a free hostel! If you think that couchsurfing is basically AirBnB for free, save our time and don't send me a message. If you do so anyways, don't be surprised about my answer.

Instead of, show me that you've read my profile and tell me why you want to stay with me. Since I will take my time to make your stay as nice as possible, I can expect that you invest 5 minutes to read my profile and check out if my conditions here will fit you. (more about my request expectations are under "my home"). Your chance to stay with me is much higher if I see that you understood the community idea of CS and hosted already people or "paid back" in some other way to the community. (That doesn't mean that I decline directly people without references!).

You wonder why it is hard to find a couch? Have you ever hosted somebody back home?

CURRENT MISSION

I am PhD student in chemistry, CEO of my own company (liftyourdreams.org) and group training instructor in a gym.

ABOUT ME

friendly, extroverted, talkative, open minded and uncomplicated

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Was looking for some couches while I was hiking through Germany in 2014...

2015 I couchsurfed a lot while hiking the Appalachian Trail to see something of the "real american life"

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have a lot of experience on "both sides", as a couchsurfer and a host. While doing couchsurfing I met awesome people and all experiences were just positive.

Interests

many kinds of sport, friends, chemistry, traveling, games (card, board and ball games), long distance hiking

  • politics
  • investing
  • science
  • sup
  • gym
  • whisky
  • boardgames
  • fire
  • long distance hiking
  • new activities

Music, Movies, and Books

music: Rock, Metal: Rammstein, Epica, Within Temptation, Bullet for my Valentine....

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I hiked 1400 Km through whole Germany in summer 2014. This 6.5 weeks were an unbelievable adventure.
(derblindfischzufussdurchdeutschland.wordpress.com)

2015 I thruhiked the 3525 Km (2200 Mi) long Appalachian Trail on the eastcoast of the United States. In 4.5 months I crossed 14 states and met around 30 couchsurfer. Best decision ever!
(derblindfischaufdemat.wordpress.com)

2018 I hiked from Venice to Munich. 25 days to cross the alps by feet. Wow...
(breaklessinthealps.wordpress.com)

2019 I hiked for one week (120km) on the nothern kings trail (kungsleden) and went one week kajaking with a friend in Dalsland. Swedish wilderness is awesome!

2020: Höga Kustenleden (high coast trail) 125 km
And southern Kungsleden (kings trail) from Storlien to Sälen; 360 km 😍

2021 (Winter) parts of the northern Kungsleden on snow shoes. This white wide lonelyness was breathtaking

Teach, Learn, Share

Storys about long distance hiking trips in Germany and the USA, my life in GER, SWE or the USA, couchsurfing stories, funny stories from my life...or in generel a nice time.
Discussions about: investments, stock market, running a company
Feel free to join me for one of my gym classes which I give in a local gym here.
Friends say it's often an unexpected adventure to join me for something. That's maybe a bit too much but I can promise it never gets boring with me and I like weird and uncommon ideas and activities.
In general it depends what you expect from your time here...

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share what I can offer:
Storys about long distance hiking trips in Germany and the USA, my life in GER, SWE or the USA, couchsurfing stories, funny stories from my life...or in generel a nice time.
Discussions about: investments, stock market, running a company
Friends say it's often an unexpected adventure to join me for something. That's maybe a bit too much but I can promise it never gets boring with me and I like weird and uncommon ideas and activities.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Sweden, United States

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