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Overview

  • 51 references 33 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Polish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2006
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About Me

HANGOUTS - Rarely seems to work for me, so probably better to send me a WhatsApp - +48792686585
If you are a Lisbon local, don't hesitate :) I just moved here and have plenty of free time !

(PLEASE do not send couch requests via whatsapp)

This profile is a decade old and I can't be bothered to update it, better to ask "about me" in person :) What has changed ? - A little older, a little fatter, a little wiser?

Spent the last few years with Poland as my travel base and just moved to Portugal, currently in Lisbon with no idea how long I will stay or I will be next. Just the way I like it !

ABOUT ME

I work(ed) from my computer and have the time and the freedom to go wherever I want, whenever I want. It is kind of dangerous but also very enviable as I am so often reminded.

(Semi retired now unless I find something that gets me excited enough to get to work again)

I consider myself a free spirit and an explorer.

I am never as relaxed and at peace as when I am travelling and don't recognize the places around me.

I prefer smaller groups - I want to MEET you, not "meet" you. Lets have some one on one time :)

Not so keen on one nighters (When hosting), but if that's your plan, I will survive.

If I am surfing it will just be me and my sleeping bag, all I need is a space on the floor, anything else is a luxury.

PHILOSOPHY

Enjoy myself as much as possible while I can without annoying anyone (too much)

Learn something everyday.

Everything is random, embrace it.

Animal Lover, but not a vegan, quite the paradox.

Don't kill spiders :)

As I get older - fighting my natural urge to become more isolated, the most interesting people I know are the older ones but they seem to hide away most of the time.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have surfed, I have hosted, I have enjoyed.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have couch surfed all over the place in Europe, Russia, Asia and every experience has been memorable and enjoyable.

Plenty of colourful characters on this site, it's quite addictive.

Interests

Computer Junk - Back in the good old days I would probably be known as a computer geek. But now most people are. Business and Web stuff are what enable(d me to work from anywhere and do whatever I want in my free time - the dream lifestyle. Quite fond of rock climbing and snowboarding.

Psychology and People keep me entertained.

Generally in my free time I like to explore the city, my mind and the mind of others.

Music, Movies, and Books

Jeff Buckley - Grace, Radiohead - OK Computer, OCS - Marchin Already, Pearl Jam - Ten, Bonobo - Lots of it.

I love reading everything, it just depends. Reading is a bit like traveling, you never know what you will find. Stuff like Scientific, technology, environment. I love it.

Essential British Comedy -
Brass Eye
Peep Show

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I escaped a small island after being trapped for 1/4 of a century and made it to the continent.

I graduated and never worked for "the man" again.

I discovered the meaning of life*

Teach, Learn, Share

English, Computer based nonsense

I can share some interesting travel stories... Mostly about the insane people I have met on my journey.

What I Can Share with Hosts

We will work something out.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Poland, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom

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