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Writing about yourself is like dancing about architecture. Still trying my best: Half-German, half-Egyptian, full-human. I am studying Communication/Media with a focus on film and politics. I am queer, vegan, and interested in human rights and volunteer work.
Making movies, writing, reading, making songs, create.
"In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer." - Camus
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Hosted in Imzir (Turkey) and Leipzig (Germany), will host in Kaohsiung (Taiwan), surfed all around Turkey, wonderful experience! And yeah - CS meetings all around the world!
A lot of great people, great stories. Life enriching!
- while I was living in my apartment in İzmir, Turkey
- in my shared flat in Leipzig, Germany
swimming, running, making music, keyboard, ukulele, guitar, scribbling, performance art, politics, the world, languages, novels, short stories, writing, reading, observing, films, discussions, YOU
- performing arts
- human rights
- volunteer work
Music, Movies, and Books
heartfelt stuff. indie rock/pop and folk, electro, hip-hop, r'n'b, pop, oldies, Bon Iver, Florence+the Machine, Ellie Goulding, Marina and the Diamonds, Example, Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Bat For Lashes, Beirut, Cold War Kids, Dido, Metric, Joanna Newsom, Laura Marling, Little Boots, St. Vincent, Lily Allen, Lykke Li, Owen Pallett, MIA, Leonard Cohen, John Coltrane, Bombay Bicycle Club, Coco Rosie, Nina Simone, Neutral Milk Hotel, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Iggy Azalea, the list goes on.
"Eagle vs. Shark", "Amélie","Head on" "Ensemble c´est tout", Fatih Akin, "Fight Club","Memento", "Inception", "Grand Budapest Hotel", "Spirited Away", "Frances Ha" plus anything nouvelle vague
Anna Gavalda, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Olivier Adam, Dickens, Bronte, "The Lovely Bones", "Axolotl Roadkill", "Chuck Palahniuk- "Invisible Monsters" is one of the best books!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Smelling the possibility of the day when getting up early in the morning. Playing an instrument for an hour, trying to figure something out and finally hitting or strumming the right note or chord.
Teach, Learn, Share
Languages, surviving in this world?
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Poland, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Egypt, Germany, Taiwan, Turkey, United States