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Overview

  • 113 references 81 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German; learning Portuguese
  • 41, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • German online teacher and real estate agent for Century21
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About Me

For meetups, kindly reach out to me via both this platform and WhatsApp at +4915906039215.

Please send your requests in English, German, French, or Portuguese.

As my son occasionally stays with me, hosting availability is not guaranteed, but I encourage you to send your request nonetheless!

A bit about me:

- Based in Portugal since 2020.
- Resided in New Zealand for 5 years.
- Lived in Laos/Thailand for 5 years.
- Spent 3 years in Paris.
- Left Germany in 2007.
- Traveled to 59 countries.
- Fluent in English, French, and German; started learning Portuguese.

Currently residing in Albufeira/Portugal since 2020, I have a cozy 2 bed room apartment just 1.500m from Oura beach. Your stay includes a private room with a double bed and a balcony with a garden view. While I work from home teaching German, you're welcome to use my space with high-speed fiber internet or explore the surrounding area with my recommendations. I'm usually free after 8 pm, enjoy cooking at home (you're welcome to join or cook something you excel at), and, while I generally avoid meat, I make exceptions. I occasionally indulge in wine or beer – feel free to bring some along. Excited to host you and hear your stories!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I embarked on my Couchsurfing journey back in 2010, and it has undeniably transformed my life. The generosity, openness, humility, and passion for travel exhibited by fellow Couchsurfers continue to inspire me. Our shared values forge instant connections, turning strangers into immediate friends. Through this community, I've adopted a frugal travel lifestyle, embraced minimalism, and learned to find joy in life's simple pleasures while keeping the broader perspective in sight. The experience has taught me to reduce judgment, focusing on strengths rather than weaknesses.

Life is fleeting, and in its brevity, we must seek out those people and moments that enrich our lives permanently. Opting for quality interactions and face-to-face connections over perpetual screen distractions, let's come together to share our stories and dreams. After all, it's in these genuine connections that we find lasting fulfillment.

Interests

any sport, fitness, crossfit, long distance running, photography, cooking, healthy living and being

  • books
  • photography
  • dancing
  • cooking
  • fitness
  • triathlon
  • running
  • coach
  • crossfit
  • movies
  • traveling
  • sports
  • soccer
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Film: eg. Gladiator, 7 pounds, 6th sense, Lords of the rings, Cruel intentions, I am legend, Jerry Maguire
Musik: Mix of pop/rock/mainstream and EDM - Michael Jackson, Madonna, Laura Pausini, Silbermond, Xavier Naidoo, Juli, Josh Groban, Andrea Boccelli, Whitney Houston, Black Eyed Peas, Justin Timberlake, Timbaland

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've conquered the challenge of 21 marathons and ultramarathons, including an impressive 100k run completed in just 12 hours. A regular participant in the CrossFit Open, I've pushed my physical limits to new heights. Venturing beyond borders, I've lived in 7 diverse countries, fostering a deep appreciation for different cultures. Fluent in 4 languages, I've navigated my way through the intricacies of communication. My wanderlust has taken me to 59 countries, each journey adding to the tapestry of my life's adventures.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Czech Republic, France, Germany, Laos, New Zealand, Portugal, Thailand

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