Wants to Meet Up
- Last login about 17 hours ago
Join Couchsurfing to see Martin’s full profile. It’s free!
My monster project right now is to build a straw bale house in a Copenhagen suburb close to a forest. I cannot wait to host, once I finished it. If you have the urge to know and practise natural building, you are more than welcome to swing by.
I'm one of those persons who go from one big project to the other. After finishing my journalism bachelor, I thought that it's time for living, so I started a café. Later I cycled to North Cape, once I had a translating career in Cambridge, but then I had the chance to get a new political party into government and now the house. When I'm 60 I want to sail around the world.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I have been here since 2008, and yesterday I was pondering if I could determine if I got something out of it. I got the pleasure of giving and sharing as a host, and I recieved so much hospitality and amazing experiences that I could never have gotten in any other way. I'm a bit worried that adult life and AirBnB has ruined this way of living, but I really hope to host much more in the future, because I really think that the world needs Couchsurfing.
Natural building, right now straw bale. Driving around Europe in my car with my girlfriend, meeting my old colleagues in my old club in Christiania and taking a shift once in a while. Concerts and festivals (looking forward to see what the summer will bring), hiking - so many places to hike still!
And my big passion - vegetarian cooking
- dumpster diving
- scuba diving
Music, Movies, and Books
Waking Life, Black Cat White Cat, Big Lebowski, Nightwatch, Pink Panther, Pink Flamengos, Ghost Dog, Old Boy, the Fall
Bonobo, Fat Freddy's Drop... I haven't renewed my collection in a while :/
MURAKAMI and "building with straw bale" by Barbara Jones :D
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
My friend and I rented a pedal boat on the main river in Prague, where Goran Bregovic was playing a concert on a stage in the middle of the water. Among a flurry of boats I felt the desire to take off my clothes towards the end of the concert. Bregovic started playing 'Kalashnikov' and I jumped in the water to listen to some 10 seconds of this piece of fantastic music under water to come back to the surface with enough thrill and happiness to let it be the last moment of my life.
Teach, Learn, Share
I want to know more about sustainable life designs. I also want to teach you about it.
I love to share a meal that we cook together. I will be thrilled if you bring/cook some food that is special from your country.
If you have doubts about something in your life, I really love to help you trying to see things differently and find your path.
What I Can Share with Hosts
I usually do not bring gifts. It can happen, but you should not expect it. I bring myself, which I hope is good enough. Meanwhile, I do not expect gifts either. But who can say no to chocolate and booze?
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Austria, Belgium, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Malta, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Denmark, Estonia, Russian Federation, Sweden, United Kingdom