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Waiting for vacation!!!
Will be in Berlin for the next months. Most of the time I'm out of the house so my home will not be heated very well or even very cold depending on the weather. So I guess - till spring - my home will be rather suitable for emergencies before ending up on the streets of Berlin.
Surfers from Asia - especially from Japan are highly welcome ^ ͜• ^
Save water - bath with a friend!
CouchSurfing is not for free, it's only that - different to other projects - the host is the financing part. So while surfing I will try to be as economical as possible with water, electricity etc. and offer to return these costs.
I'm running a 100% "I break it - I fix it" policy. I try to be as careful as possible, but just in case - I won't leave my host alone with the damage.
I will try to be as swift as possible and leave as few traces as possible.
Will try to be as helpful as possible...so don't hesitate to ask me to fix something in your home or on your car...that's what engineers are for.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Always love to host friends and meet new interesting ppl...
Right now I'm more static in Berlin than traveling, so I'm more a hosting CouchSurfer. There have been a lot of guests requesting a couch the last months and sadly I couldn't accept all of them, even so I offered an emergency accommodation on a field bed. I'm always extremely exited hosting guest from far away, especially from Asia. So if you are intending to visit Berlin, I would be very pleased to receive your requests!
Since I became a member of CS in 2009 I hosted about 100 surfers. It was a great experience and with some of them I even became close friends. The only sad experience on CS is the moment when it's time to say "Good Bye!"
traveling, of course...gardening....cooking...repairing old stuff and getting things in order...too much to mention everything here...
Music, Movies, and Books
Japanese Pop, especially Utada Hikaru, Yuna Ito, Kaori Mochida, Natsukawa Rimi etc...Korean Scary Movies...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
...this planet is so amazing...but recently I was amazed by the apple and cherry blossoms in my garden...
Teach, Learn, Share
I'm lecturing environmental engineering and mining. Also work as an advisor for human demining projects and an emergency relieve organization. One of my hobbies is being a gold smith and I got a small workshop in Berlin producing jewelery for friends and family. Also like to repair all kind of broken stuff...so if you got trouble with your backpack or bike - welcome!
What I Can Share with Hosts
Depending on the season I can offer organic fruits, jam, juice and wine. Usually I also share my meals with my guests and cook traditional German and Asian food, but also fun to dine out and show nice and affordable local restaurants.
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Germany, Peru, Russian Federation, Thailand