Hege Paulsen

Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • Freelance journalist
  • Masters degree (political science) and a lot of traveling
  • From Sandefjord, Norway
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About Me


Moving to New York in September!


I travel the world working as a freelance journalist, which is pretty nice. Living in Oslo, Norway at the moment.


Anyone who rides a bike is a friend of mine!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Hosting and surfing!


Hosting in Oslo, surfing in Italy and Eastern Europe + uncountable number of meetings in Rome.


Traveling, food, wine, books, movies, music, languages, yoga...did I mention traveling? I love being outdoors, hiking, biking or just relaxing at the beach a sunny day. I prefer long trips to week end trips, off the beaten track to mainstream traveling, Italian wine to French, strange movies to blockbusters, but hey, isn't this what we're supposed to chat about over a glass of wine???

Music, Movies, and Books

Any movie by Almodovar and Medem, any book by Kundera. The Shadow of the Wind by Zafon is my current favorite, I´ve read it in four languages:)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Went by bike from Asti to Sicily spring 2007. 1600 kilometers of pure fun. Not to mention all the great wine breaks...:)

Walked across Spain (El camino de Santiago) fall 2011. Awesome!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you to swear in Norwegian. More useful than you would think...

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Spain

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