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Overview

  • 6 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning French
  • 22, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • student
  • electrical engineering
  • From Bruges, Flanders, Belgium
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About Me

Hi, I'm an electrical engineering student who likes budget travelling and meeting locals.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

My brother used to always repeat the same mantra while travelling: "Act like the locals". I don't remember where he got it from, but it is a rule I try to stick to while travelling. I believe that acting like, and being among the locals will give you a much more truthful and interesting view of a country than visiting the tourist hotspots.

Interests

urbex, photography, electronics, adventures ...

  • photography
  • electronics
  • traveling
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • engineering
  • budget travel

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Travelled through Asia for 12 months when I was seven, and through Africa 10 months when I was twelve.
Camping in a Buddhist temple while backpacking through China.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Kenya, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland

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