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Tijs De Boer

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

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Overview

  • 53 Positive References
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning German, Spanish
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Fundraiser / Accountmanager Plan Int...
  • Bachelor in tourism information
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

getting ready for the summer

Hi there! I'm an outgoing, traveloving, social, Dutch man.

PHILOSOPHY

The Marley doctrine: 'Every little thing is gonna be alright'.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

While traveling I've encountered great hospitality. Now I return the favour by hosting and showing beautiful Amsterdam to other travelers.

I host preferably people over 25 years old who are not here for the sex&drugs part of Amsterdam.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosted in Amsterdam. Surfed in Vietnam in 2012 and Budapest, Hungary in 2013. Beautiful journeys, beautiful people!
Couchsurfing is not just a free place to sleep. It's intercultural exchange and having a great time together regardles borders. A brotherhood of mankind.

Interests

Playing guitar, getting to know strangers, having a social drink in the weekend, hanging out in the Vondelpark, guiding city tours in Amsterdam, going to (rock)concerts, checking out local bands, connecting dots, putting up political conversations with a good wine/beer ;-)

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Memento, Amores Perros, Central do Brazil, Eternal Sunshine on a Spotless Mind, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, City of Ghosts, Indiana Jones, The Truman show.
Music: Fan of the old school Prince, a bit stuck in the '90's rockbands, currently into songwriters.
Books: Easy thrillers, Lonely Planets, Footprints, Roughguides :-).

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Showered under rainforest waterfalls, sleaped in desert nomad tents, had a real cold shower after a real cold night in the mountains, got terribly lost in labyrinths of medieval towns, had a SCUBA-dive encounter with a whitetip reefshark, blahdyblahdyblah ;)

Teach, Learn, Share

Every week I guide walking tours through the Amsterdam center giving the phenomenon 'off the beaten track' a new dimention.
I can teach you the basics on guitarplaying, from the edge of your couch.

What I Can Share With Hosts

A good time, a good couch (in fact it's a real bed. Sorry about this.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Cambodia, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Egypt, Finland, Gambia, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Jordan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Portugal, Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Netherlands

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