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  • 257 references 195 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Norwegian; learning French, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Travel Agent
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
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About Me

I've visited every country in the World and now work on finding a way of making my living by traveling.

Existentialism- I want to give meaning to my own life.

«Travel light, live light, spread the light and be the light» - Yogi Bhajan

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Hosting for karma mostly. Or just making friends ;)

Also I am looking for people who want to join me on road trips that I am arranging: www.vagaclub.com


I work as a guide at home so when I travel I try to find out why places are the way they are. I try to connect the threads and find the roots of language, food and culture. After all everyone in the world are just one big family (who have grown a bit different over the years;)

  • rabbits
  • culture
  • beer
  • coffee
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • paintballing
  • surfing
  • skydiving
  • snowboarding
  • soccer
  • swimming

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES: Shawshank Redemption, Godfather, Schindlers List, Guy Ritchie and Quentin Tarantino movies.
BOOKS: 1984 by George Orwell, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and other sci fi books
MUSIC: I love indie, beachpop, rock... Whatever label you can give to amazing music!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I did an interview while couchsurfing in Afghanistan that ended up in nearly 100 newspapers around the world with the title “Naive, Reckless Tourist Couchsurfing in War Torn Nation”. You will see it, as well as my TEDx presentation if you google my name ;)

Teach, Learn, Share

Can rabbits swim? I know monkeys cannot

What I Can Share with Hosts

I have written a book which I will give you. It’s available in Norwegian, English, Arabic and in French :)

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