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Overview

  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Czech, English; learning German, Spanish
  • 24, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • MA Student
  • English, Social Sciences, Media and Communication
  • From South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
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About Me

ABOUT ME

It almost feels like the question people get asked at job interviews: "What would your friends say about you?" I'm never sure what to respond to that, but here are some things that I believe are true about me: I am an outgoing, open-minded, adventurous, sometimes funny and very sociable person. I'm also up for every kind of fun - a bit of a party animal occasionally - but I also know how to be responsible. Since September, I am trying to balance studying two MA degree programmes and maintain a somewhat decent social life. So far, I am failing miserably - my grades are not what they used to be and my social life is next to non-existent. Even though I b*tch about time to time, I really enjoy my lingusitic classes and believe that language is one of the most powerful tools the human kind possesses
When staying with a host, I love discussing our life experiences, traveling, learning about the history of the place Im visiting, sharing tips, going out and generally just having fun.

PHILOSOPHY

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I've had wonderful experience with couchsurfing. You learn a lot more about a place if you explore with a local. I believe that culture is the most important part of traveling, not architecture or the nature, and you need people to really experience a culture. It is a human concept after all.

Interests

parties
movies
TV shows, TV industry
books
nine pins
traveling
English (linguistics and literature)

  • animals
  • culture
  • books
  • cooking
  • recipes
  • partying
  • movies
  • reading
  • tv
  • traveling
  • piano

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Sia, Lady Gaga, Clean Bandit, Coldplay, One Republic,
Books: Harry Potter, Kathy Reichs books, Casual Vacancy, Clockwork Orange, The Remains of the Day, Mrs Dalloway, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Goodbye to Berlin, Catcher in the Rye, Song of Solomon
Movies: Maze Runner, Jurassic Park and all the 90s classics (shawshank redeption, teh usual suspects...)
TV Shows: Greys Anatomy, Once Upon a Time, Modern Family, Breaking Bad, Walking Dead, Scandal, HTGAWM, Westworld, Game of Thrones

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I survived an octopus attack
Taught at an elementary school for a month
The whole Iceland experience
Sunrise in ha Long Bay
I also managed to fulfill my dream of visiting Angkor Wat.

Teach, Learn, Share

some basic Czech cuisine recipes, English, I also love sharing stories about travelling and exploring. Sharing is caring!

What I Can Share with Hosts

experiences, memories and my own culture. Discussions about movies, books, tv shows and linguistics. And a drink of course!

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Cambodia, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Monaco, Morocco, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Czech Republic, Spain

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