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Overview

  • 46 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
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  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Work, travel & have fun
  • Computer Science
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Life is short – enjoy it!

ABOUT ME

I am a strong thinker, always curious how the world operates on the larger scale. I tend to be more abstract (interested in culture, economy, philosophy or science) than concrete (I am not so interested in customs, stuff, cooking or sports).

I am an avid reader, but I rarely read fiction. I prefer to read and learn about topics that I am interested in. I NEVER watch TV.

I am calm, positive and friendly. I can be chatty and nice with everybody, only exception is when people get racist or rude, that just triggers me to make fun of them.

I am really happy when I am in a good company or when I get in to the "flow"€.

I am not religious but I have strong sense of fairness and justice. You don't need a religion to be a good person.

I am a good listener and a bad dancer. However, if you buy me a few drinks, I will show you some of my dance moves so we can laugh together :)

I love going out & partying but I hate folk music and I hate recent MTV hits (I guess that comes with age, when I was younger I loved MTV, haha).

I decide fast, but I am easy to admit I was wrong on something.

I am liberal and open to new ideas, but I hate ideas without good arguments. Book from some conspiracy theorist doesn'€™t classify as a good argument.

I have a special requirement for couch requests; if you want to surf my couch start your message with "Numa Numa"€. No Numa Numa, no couch.

I didn't like corporate mentality, so I have my own company. I love being independent.

I make good money, but I am not a fan of fancy places. I feel more relaxed in a hostel than in a Hilton.

I have high self-confidence and low tolerance to boredom. This is where you come in, if you are interesting and share some of the values with me I would really love to meet you :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am in CS from 2008, did both hosting and surfing. However, I mostly use CS to meet people while traveling (meeting/gatherings, activities or contacting nearby CSers). Actually, on my last Thailand/Malaysia/Bali trip I meet so many cool people that now I prefer solo travel – you are more open to new experiences and people when you don’t travel with your countrymen.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosted in Zagreb:
Yuri, who hitchhiked all the way from Netherlands in flip-flops :)
Shahnaz from Canada.
Mimi and Annabelle from Germany.

Surfed:
Sarka in Prague.
Milan in Berlin.
Sandro in Berlin.
Han in Kuala Lumpur.

From showing Zagreb, CS meetings & gatherings & activites: see friends list and references.

Interests

I love going out, meeting cool people, learning about the world, learning about cultures, traveling. I am a big fan of Wikipedia and TED. I love creating stuff; writing, programming, developing my business and starting new projects.

  • culture
  • writing
  • books
  • dancing
  • cooking
  • partying
  • drinking
  • tv
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • folk music
  • surfing
  • sports
  • business
  • religion
  • science
  • solo travel

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Being chased by a Ladyboy on a scooter in Thailand. Don't have a photo of that one, but I have this one:

- Talking with a wise man who lives 27 years below a Banyan tree in the Arambol forest (Goa, India).

- And, of course, visiting all the places below:

visited 28 states (12.4%)Create your own visited map of The World

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Macedonia, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Croatia, United States

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