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  • 51 references 45 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Danish, English; learning German, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Swedish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Finally finished my degree, now trying to do the lifestyl...
  • Master of Science in IT @ Aarhus and Stanford University
  • From Randers, Central Denmark Region, Denmark
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About Me

I really enjoy being able to connect with the people I meet through couchsurfing, to get to know them, learn from them, be inspired by them, broaden my perspective by learning theirs. If you're the same we need to meet!

I like trying to challenge myself to get out of my comfort zone in order to grow as a person. I have to keep reminding myself to do that, and meeting all the awesome people on couchsurfing helps.

To me, great travel experiences are about the people you meet, not so much the sights you see.

I recently started a company where we do human centered design. We solve the 'wicked problems' of our clients using design thinking methodology. The basic principle is that in order to make the best possible solutions for people, it's necessary to gain empathy and learn about their situation, before you try to figure out the solution. I can talk about this for hours so I'll stop here :D

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE
Surfed so far:

2016:
Leo in Gothenburg

2015:
Xixi & Michael in Vancouver
Pamela in Vancouver
Crystal in Seattle

2014:
Yasma in Los Angeles
Aurelia in Berlin

2013:
Noémi in Budapest
Peter in Budapest
Peter in Vienna
Petra in Bratislava
Vineet in Stockholm

In South Korea(2012):
Zach in Tongyeong
JaeHwan in Busan
Joe in Ulsan
Anna in Gyeongju
Jin in Seoul

In Japan(2010):
Sumire in Fukuoka
Asuka in Nagasaki
Naoko & Masato in Inari
Tetsuya in Kobe
Haruna in Nara

Hosted so far:

2017:
Eléna & Jeanne from France
Gisela & Joaquin from Spain

2016:
Karina & Rosario from Argentina
Tamara from Serbia
Blasius & Lisa from Germany
Isabella from Colombia
Katharina from Germany
Asher from Australia
Lia from Brazil, Nada from Egypt & Jasper from Hong Kong
Daphne from the US
Laura from the US
Elias from Sweden
Ieva from Latvia & Markéta from the Czech Republic

2015
Lena from Germany & Yin from Malaysia
Daryl & Erin from Canada
Hangsu from South Korea
Katleen from Germany
Weronika from Poland & Gabriela from the Czech Republic

2014
Taejeong from South Korea & Belen from Spain
SiewShuen from Singapore
Jenny from Taiwan
Aurelia from Germany
Andy from England
Kadi from Estonia

2013
Matias from Switzerland
Johnson from Taiwan
Laura & Paula from Germany
Laura from the Netherlands
Meng Dong from China

2012
Colinne & Baptiste from France
Yu from Taiwan
Alex from Switzerland & Sabrina from Austria
Hoiny, Alex & Radu from Romania
Lotte from the Netherlands & Free from Belgium
Cindy, Sophia & Kurt from Germany
Adam from Israel

2011
Lena from Switzerland
Wilvie from the Netherlands

Interests

Discovering wonderful music I haven't heard before.
Laying down a fat groove on the drums.(Hopefully also on the bass soon)
Making the perfect tackle or scoring the match winning goal in a football game.
Cheering for my favorite teams and athletes.
Immersing myself in great movies.
Unwinding with some computer games.
Discovering how people live all over the world and learning their culture and languages.
Finding subjects of interest, researching and learning everything about them.

  • design
  • movies
  • music
  • drums
  • snowboarding
  • languages
  • solo travel
  • football

Music, Movies, and Books

There's way too many to list. I love so much stuff.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Backpacking through Japan for 3 months and discovering couchsurfing.

Had my first solo travel around South Korea, and learned so much about myself.

The first time the crowd sang along to our own material at a gig.

Studied at Stanford d.school for half a year.

Teach, Learn, Share

Check out my band! www.routetothesun.com

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Canada, China, Cuba, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Denmark, United States

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