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Overview

  • 126 references 101 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • No occupation listed
  • Economics
  • From Sint-Oedenrode, North Brabant, Netherlands
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About Me

𝗛𝗶 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆𝗼𝗻𝗲! 𝗜𝘁'𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗮 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝘆 𝘆𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗵𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗰𝗵𝘀𝘂𝗿𝗳𝗲𝗿𝘀. 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗮 𝗯𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗸 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗵𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗻𝗼𝘄.
𝗟𝗼𝗼𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗵𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗶𝗻 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯. 𝗛𝗮𝗽𝗽𝘆 𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀!🎅
(p.s. current scheduled guests for December 2022 are still welcome!)

Bonjour fellow Couchsurfers ! I was born and raised in the south of The Netherlands. These days I Iive very close to Eindhoven and Den Bosch. I would consider myself as a honest, helpful and easy going person who likes to explore and meet new people. Others say I am funny and friendly.
My motto: If you never try, you never know!

📸 Want to know more about me, find me on my socials via https://www.michiel.contact
💉 Fully vaccinated against covid-19 virus! Recoverd from infection July '22

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I like to help people, that's one of the reasons why I host Couchsurfers! Also meeting new people from all over the world is great! I enjoy learning about other cultures and share stories with people.

Interests

- Cooking is what I like to do, I cook with fresh ingredients every day I also like to invite friends and family from time to time to cook and have dinner together. When shall I cook for you ?
- It's important for me to stay in shape and that's why I go to the gym at least twice a week. Another thing I like is running and cycling.
- In 2015 I got infected with the travel virus, I took my first intercontinental flight to a friend in Arizona, US. After a while I wanted more and so I traveled to California where I explored the west coast.
- Music is important to me, I don't like silence so most of the time there's music playing out of the speakers in my house.
- Big Formula 1 racing fan🏁🏎️, there's no race that I miss not even when I'm abroad!

  • photography
  • cooking
  • aviation
  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • couchsurfing
  • trance music
  • formula 1
  • biographies
  • human brain

Music, Movies, and Books

🎵 The music I listen to is very diverse, it can be pop, trance, blues, jazz or even country music.
examples of artists I listen to:
Trance: Armin van Buuren
Pop: Coldplay, Chainsmokers, Train, Counting Crows.... many many more
Blues: BB King
Jazz: Frank Sinatra
Country: Kiefer Sutherland
📺 Most of the movies I watch are action/thriller/scifi or documentaries

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Only one ?

- Solo traveling in the US and Canada for 3 months! 🌎
- Provide shelter for a month to a young Ukrainian girl during the war in her country 🇺🇦
- Parachute jumping over one of the Frisian islands in The Netherlands!
- Surviving after being in a coma for days in exteme critical condition!
- Attending several sport matches such as NBA, MLB and NASCAR in US and Canada
- Sleeping in a treehouse in Canada
- Fired a handgun in the Arizona dessert and a machine gun in California
- Became a more open and self-confident person after solo travelling and using CS.
- Admiring the beauty of the National Parks in North-America and Europe

There's more, but I would be happy to talk about this when we meet instead of writing it here :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I used to volunteer as a Dutch language teacher for over 4 years. So if you are interested I can teach you some of the Dutch language!

What I Can Share with Hosts

- I'm a talkative guy and so I like to have conversations which can be about anything, but also like to listen so not only talk :)
- I will be more than happy to assist you in any way I can!
- As you might have read I like to cook, so maybe you allow me to cook dinner for you!

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Canada, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saint Martin (French part), Scotland, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United States

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