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Ruben Oussoren

Breda, Netherlands

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  • 6 Positive References
  • Fluent in Afrikaans, Dutch, English; learning French
  • 22, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Student
  • Studying Hospitality Management at V...
  • From Potchefstroom, South Afica.
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About Me


Study and travel whenever I can.


I am very sociable person, like to experience new stuff, rarely get upset and enjoy a good company. Like to debate about things over a glass of red wine and have every now and then a spontaneous adventure. I enjoy it thoroughly to help people and to share my thoughts about related subjects.


If you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life.
Everything will be all right in the end. If it's not all right it's not the end.
In great conversations the jokes are small but the laughter is in abundance.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I surf and host whenever I am able to. Also would help where I can whether it is giving a ride to someone or to help eat the cookie dough.


Went for my first CS potluck in London, ON where I met some great friends. After that I drove almost every weekend to meet up with all the CS in London to do various things from camping to watching a live rugby match and then go dancing at a street festival afterwards.


Wine/Wine Tasting
Movies (Sci Fi)

Music, Movies & Books

Oh Land; Die Heuwels Fantasties; Muse; The Script; Newton Faulkner; James Blunt; Angus and Julia Stone; The Naked And Famous; Gogol Bordello; The xx; Quinten Broid; The Raconteurs; 30 Seconds to Mars; Tunng; The Weepies; Them The Groove; Grand Archives; Band of Horses; ABBA; Bee Gees; Donavon Frankenreiter; Bob Marley; Radiohead; Bon Iver; Noah And The Whale; Mumford and Sons; Foo Fighters; Vampire Weekend; Juno; Smokie; The Kooks; Billy Joel; Kings Of Leon; U2; David Gray; Shakira; Metro Station; AC/DC; Jack Johnson; Lady Antebellum; Enya; Amy Macdonald; David Guetta; Katie Melua; Nickelback; Bryam Adams; Crystal Fighters; Birdy; First Aid Kit; Feist; Modest Mouse; Jamie Cullum; Walk Off The Earth; Matt Corby; Red Hot Chili Peppers; Julia Nunes; Queen

Limitless; Slumdog Millionaire; Pirates of the Caribbean; Mr. & Mrs. Smith; The King's Speech; I Am Number Four; Little Manhattan; Wall Street - Money Never Sleeps; Up In The Air; The Lovely Bones; The Tourist; Avatar; The Time Machine; Bicentennial Man; The Other Guys; Spud; The Road to Eldorado; Inception; Iron Man; The Pursuit Of Happyness; Robbin Hood; What Happens In Vegas; Kung Fu Panda; 21; In Time

Music is mostly Indie/Folk and I always enjoy a good Sci-Fi.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

The latest one I've done is the crazy idea to come to Canada within a weeks time and then work there for six months. (It is going well!! And it turned into my permanent residence, and now I'm study at Vancouver Island University)

Teach, Learn, Share

I want to learn to speak French, how to snowboard and play an gitar.

I can teach Afrikaans, how to ride a bicycle, cook spaghetti and how to use a computer.

Countries I've Visited

Botswana, Brazil, Canada, England, France, Germany, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Netherlands, South Africa

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