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Nina Melander

Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden

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Last login 6 months ago

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Overview

  • 15 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Swedish; learning Chinese, Croatian, French, German
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Science, Nerding about, Drinking tea...
  • Currently getting my Bachelor in Mol...
  • From Kristianstad
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About Me

ABOUT ME

I have the hickups all the time, people find that hilarious.
I once got attacked by a monkey, he didn't bite me though so you don't have to worry about me having rabies.
When I was a child i collected snails but now I can't think of anything more repulsive, I think Freud would have loved to study me.
I like to write down things I have to do, especially if I'm really busy because it calms me down.
I've had possibly about every haircolor you can have.
I think the life of a cat is quite optimal.
Some people think that I have a serious tea-addiction problem.

I grew up in Kristianstad in southern Sweden spent a few months in China and a year in Ireland, Dublin but is at the moment based in Stavanger, Norway. I'm an outgoing person and I'm usually described as a bit odd and eccentric but easy to get along with. I love traveling and new experiences and the best thing i've done so far was going to China for 4 months studying Kung Fu in an isolated small school for foreigners. It's tricky too described your personality and I feel a bit like a dork trying, I guess you have to meet me instead :), to summarize: I'm versital!

PHILOSOPHY

Em I'm not sure, I have to think about that one!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I hosted a few people back in 2010 and 2011 but since I've been living abroad and currently in a commune I haven't been that active.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've been a member for about 4 years now and have some experience with surfing and hosting and meetings and greetings and I love it all. I love hosting, I love Surfing and especially meetings as well!

Interests

I have a lot of hobbies, they actually come and go all the time (facepainting, drinking tea, working out, drawing, creating music, videogames and so on). Photography though will always stay with me and I practised Kung Fu for 4 years, I do go to the gym and like group classes as well like bodypump or aerobic. I love martial arts and hopefully I will be awesome one day haha.
When I take it easy I like reading and watching movies as well.

On top of that I like to go out and meet new people, both at bars and clubs but i actually prefere Homesparties!
Now I'm trying to experiment with some Vegan cooking.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Memento, Donnie Darko, Fight Club, Mary & Max, The Illusionist, The prestige, Spirited Away, The Shawshank Redemption, Shaun of the dead, The Saw series, Mozart and the whale, Requiem for a dream, Europtrip, Across the universe, Crouching tiger Hidden dragon, Trainspotting, 500 days of summer, Nick and Norahs Infinite playlist, Big Fish, Edward Scissorhands, The nightmare before Christmas.

Music: Changes all the time but Florence and the Machine for now ^_^.
Music I've liked through the years: Nine Inch Nails, Gnarls Barkley, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Smashing Pumpkins, Garbage, VAST, The Smiths, Nirvana, Melody club, The Ark, We are Scientists, Band of horses.
Music I'm trying for the moment: Sloan, Pavement, 10.000 maniacs, Belly, Cheap trick, Big star, The Pooh stick, L7.

Books: Vladimir Nabokov, Chuck Palahniuk, Michail Bulgakov, Douglas Adams, John Fowles, I like Dostojevskij but haven't finished a whole book yet. The Dexter series, Harry Potter of course, The Perfume, Let the right one in, Bunny Monroes death, Charlaine Harris, Oliver James

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I got licked in the face by a giraff once..No but seriously hopefully I've experienced more than so.

I had my backpacking in Europe with a friend that was a blast.
But without doubt my chinese trip was great, studying Kung fu for 4 months,
I absolutely loved Ireland and I'm thinking of going back, Dublin is the place to be - a lot of beer tends to happen though haha.

Teach, Learn, Share

I guess I have some things to teach others, mostly about photography and some Kung Fu though :D and how cliché it might sound I like to learn new things!

Countries I've Visited

Austria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Ireland, Norway, Sweden

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