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  • 20 references 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Spanish
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Social Worker, Mediator
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About Me


I try to have as many FIRSTS as possible!!


I'm a very relaxed guy, who would never beg down another beer or a glass of wine but also never a request for help or an open ear!!

I enjoy going out, partying and being around people but I also love to be alone!


Don't take life too serious, because you won't escape from it alive!
And although Babylon makes the rules, enjoy yourself and treat everybody the way you would like to be treated!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I'm surfing and hosting also using the forums to get information and in contact with other people, participating in events ect. I also donated a bit to back to the community and got verified.


I had my first experience in Toronto a while ago and since than I'm hooked. I surfed some more and hosted as much as possible. I fell in love with the whole idea of couch surfing when I heard about it. I only had great experencies with CS. It's the best and only way of traveling for me now. And hosting is so much fun as well. If you don't have time to travel on your own, you are able to meet cool people from all over the world right in your living room. I like to show people around and discover my own city with their eyes.


snowboarding, NFL (American Football), reading, doing nothing and sleeping, communicate, debate, arguing, being outdoors and in the nature, hiking, golfing, baseball, travelling, going out and partying, friends, family,

  • cooking
  • wine
  • beer
  • instructor
  • partying
  • reading
  • traveling
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • snowboarding
  • baseball
  • american football
  • soccer

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: The Big Lebowski, Fargo, Easy Rider, Star Wars, Remember the Titans, Saint Jaques - Pilgern auf Französisch, Ziemlich beste Freunde, Pixar movies
Although I don't have a TV I'm a series junky: big bang theory, bored to death, 2 broke girls, breaking bad, dexter, two and a half man, Californication, sons of anarchy, SNL!
Music: "I don't like reggae, oh no, I love it" - perfect description. Also Ska, Dancehall, Ragga, Latin, World Music, Soul, Funk, little bit of Jazz and Hip Hop as well, I'm allways open to new experiences there is so much wonderful music on this planet!
Books: Lord of the rings and the hobbit, swedish writers Henning Mankell and Hakan Nesser, books from: Terry Pratchett, Tom Robbins, T.C. Boyle, Charles Bukowski, Ich bin dann mal weg (Hape Kerkeling), SiFi and Fantasy as well, Comics, and just every book which I can get in my fingers and does look interesting

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiked twice from the Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela on the way of St. James (Camino de Santiago) and the Camino del Norte nearly 1700km!!

I lived half an year in Spain and studied there.

Worked a year in Maine, USA!!!

visited 24 states (10.6%)Create your own visited map of The World or jurisdische vertaling duits?

Teach, Learn, Share

I know how to cook the delicious Austrian specialities like "Kaiserschmarren" or "Wiener Schnitzel".
I'm a snowboard instructor!! So if you visit Austria in Winter, I could teach you!!

And as my mission says: I want to have many firsts. So I'm very open to new things, whatever that might be.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Spain, United States

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