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  • Fluent in English, German; learning Chinese, French
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Working
  • Grad School
  • From Hildesheim, Germany
  • Profile 70% complete

About Me


Arrange backpacking trip in West Africa


I'm a recent graduate who is living and working in San Francisco. I'm originally form Germany and like to travel a lot and get to know new people.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Used couchsurfing the first time in Nepal and ended up extending my stay from a few days to two weeks. It was a great experience living with a friendly Nepali family.


I'm currently looking to take a trip to West Africa in the Summer. Hit me up if you want to join me.

  • traveling
  • backpacking
  • camping

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Slept a night at Mt. Everest base camp
Traveled through post-civil war Sierra Leone
Drank butter tea in Lhasa, Tibet
Worked in India
Road-tripped through the US
Danced Salsa with Cubanos in Havanna

Teach, Learn, Share

Share my experiences from living in the US as a foreigner, doing development aid projects in Sierra Leone and sleeping a night at Mt Everest Basecamp.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, France, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russian Federation, Sierra Leone, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, India, United States

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