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Overview

  • 8 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Swedish; learning German
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Student
  • Industrial design
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Saving up money for new adventures

ABOUT ME

I'm a Swedish student currently doing my master at the Oslo School of Architecture & Design. I'm from the dark woods of northern Sweden & I like to meet new interesting people.

I like a lot of stuff. Guitars (especially old Ibanez's), cameras, climbing, drawing, photoshop, travelling, just to name a few.

I live in St Hanshaugen which is a really nice neighbourhood close to the city centre and Grünerløkka, a cosy area full of bars and young people.

Oh, and please. If you're just looking for a cheap place to sleep, don't bother. I get alot of these copy & paste requests so don't waste your time. There are hostels for that.

PHILOSOPHY

Get out of your comfort zone!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hosting people when I have time.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've met a few couchsurfers i Krakow, and i hosted two very friendly german couchsurfers the summer of 2010.
Couchsurfed in Rostock, Oradea, Berlin
Only positive experiences.

I think CS is one of the best internet innovations. It's brilliant

Interests

See new places, meet new people, learn new things. I'm a very curious person.

I spend most of my time doing what I like to do best. Photography, guitars, drawing, climbing, horse riding (the latter not that often, but I do love it.)
I would like to travel more. Learn scuba diving, sailing

  • architecture
  • design
  • photography
  • traveling
  • drawing
  • guitar
  • cycling
  • scuba diving
  • sailing
  • rock climbing

Music, Movies, and Books

The Life Aquatic, Big Lebowski, Iron Sky (New classic!), Idiocracy. Gainsbourg, 2001, Apocalypse Now, Jägarna 2, Family Guy, Barbarella, Robocop (...)

Music: Everything that suits my mood atm. From Chopin to Cannibal Corpse.

... and OF COURSE all the guitar heroes from the 80's. YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, Vinnie Moore, Paul Gilbert, Steve Vai, Jason Becker, Marty Friedman, Chris Poland and so on

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Biking from Sweden to Berlin.
Roadtrip in Transylvania.
High-fiving Paul Gilbert.
Meeting Les Paul (the old man himself).
Camel trekk under the stars in Sahara

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you everything I know about design, photography and guitar solos.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malaysia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Norway, Sweden

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