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Overview

  • 4 references 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Finnish; learning German, Russian, Swedish
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Kindergarten teacher
  • Master of Education
  • From Varkaus, Northern Savo, Finland
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To live my life to the fullest!

ABOUT ME

I consider myself a kind, warm-hearted, open-minded and thoughtful person. If you would ask my family or friends, they would probably say I'm a caring and loyal guy to have around. I'm totally involved in the things that matter the most for me in life, meaning: self-development and groving as a human being, work, friends and the loved ones.

PHILOSOPHY

Do it or die trying!

"It's better to live one day as a lion, than a thousand years as a lamb."

"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children."

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Some experience as a surfer. A newbie as a host.

Interests

Reading, music, movies, theatre and other forms of drama, people, good food, traveling, hiking, fishing, soccer, subbuteo, teaching, early education, narrative learning, citizen participation etc...

  • fish
  • concerts
  • education
  • dining
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • soccer
  • golf
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

Top 3 at the moment

Movies:

1. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
2. Jodaeiye Nader az Simin
3. The Tree of Life

Music:

1. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
2. Color Dolor
3. Jaakko Laitinen & Väärä Raha

Books:

1. Crime and Punishment (F. Dostojevski)
2. Trans-Siberian Railway (Lonely Planet)
3. Compartment Number 6 (R. Liksom)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sunrise in Sahara. Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in Iceland. Those all so wild midnight sun nights in my home country... Every moment is precious!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can show you all the cultural happenings, concerts and the night-life of a small Finnish town at it's best. I can also introduce you some of the historical sights around the city. If you wish, we can ice fish or ski (in the winter) and disc golf or play soccer (in the summer).

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Tunisia, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Finland

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