Szabolcs Sepsi

Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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  • Fluent in English, German, Hungarian, Romanian; learning Serbo-Croatian
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • well dressed vagabond
  • Film and Chinese in Budapest, later International Relations
  • From Tirgu Mures Romania
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

After 6 years of actively using cs i have to say that i really dont like the new developments and what the website has become, so i decided to close this profile. Will not host or answer messages anymore, sorry. Find me on bewelcome .


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Since March 2013 i live in Dortmund and work as a counselor for workers from central and eastern Europe in a trade union project.

DISCLAIMER: This is a parody. The song is an eighties hit from Hungary. Its not me singing, and it doesn't matter if you don't understand the lyrics. Its about flowers, love, loneliness, and other kitsch. The video makes no sense in any way. You've been warned.


philosophy is bad for you

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


meeting, partying, talking, surfing, hosting, tour-guiding, two wintercamps... also participated in translating the website into hungarian - not as if anybody would need that


It started in summer 2008, a hitchhiking csing trip with a friend in the Czech Rep and Poland (lovely place!). I hosted a bit in Romania and Hungary (you know, hosting is traveling without moving). During my last trip in China (2009) i spent 60 nights in total at csers places, it was a giant help! Since 2013 I m hosting in Germany. In 2014 i surfed again, this time in Iran. Met many other members over the years here and there. Couchsurfing is so much more then a free hostel and a dating site ! Its the best flat renting agency in just about any town (i found my rented room in London, Budapest and Belgrade as well as several tenants in Budapest through the cs forum) as well as an instant social circle wizard for most parts of the world with internet (tested this function extensively in China, Germany, London etc)


literature, theater, movies, photography, traveling, skiing, dancing, cooking, history

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: Béla Tarr, Fellini, David Lynch, Chaplin, Coen brothers, Kusturica, Jarmusch, Zhang Yimou, Truffaut, Italian Neorealism, Romanian New Wave

gypsy punk music, Balkan music, rock, whatever with a violin, and various other things, Led Zeppelin, Tom Waits, Tamás Cseh, Nina Simone, Joplin, Ripoff Raskolnikov, Prokofiev, Rammstein and so on

literature:weird Hungarian names you've never heard of (Hajnóczy Péter, Krasznahorkai László, Spiró György)
Tadeusz Borowski, Gogol, Bukowski and so on

favorite photographers: Robert Capa, Jan Saudek

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I taught English to seven year old children in China.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to write a couch request. Really. I usually write one per destination, rarely i have to write a second one. How do i do it?

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Greece, Iran, Italy, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Hungary, Romania

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