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Overview

  • 232 references 207 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German, Spanish; learning Portuguese, Russian
  • 24, Other
  • Member since 2017
  • skiing instructor
  • hitchhiking college
  • From Austria
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About Me

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24 yo hitchhiking couple from Austria, chocolate and pasta addicts, easygoing and always ready to get to know new people and learn new things. Trying to get as many smiling wrinkles as possible. Our life goal is to visit countries all over the world in order to find a perfect place for a second home and to be able to tell our future kids the craziest stories. We try to flee from the modern materialism-based society and live most of the time out of our backpacks and just came back from a 2-year hitchhiking journey around the world. We have hitched over 150k in our lives with a recent highlight of sailing across the Atlantic and around the Carribean. If you wanna see some of our adventures check out our Instagram ( https://www.instagram.com/hitchhikingdiary/ ). We'd be glad to introduce you to our world of travelling with little money where we spend around 100$ per month all included and would like to destroy the misconception that long term travelling is only for the rich!

What might be important to mention in advance is that we’re busy with sports, don’t drink, don’t party, don’t eat meat and are rather introverted, so if you’re here to hit the clubs or need a babysitter, we’re probably the wrong hosts:)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

we want to get to know new people and their local perspective and way of life and try to capture these moments with newly made friends, to show our people at home how hospitable and friendly people all over the world are. Couchsurfing is a huge part of our travel lifestyle and the sheer amount of people we got to meet, experiences we made, lessons we learnt and homes we saw is just mind-blowing and almost addictive! Now we’re back home for a while and are happy to pay back some hospitality!

Interests

travelling, rock climbing, skiing, hitchhiking, diving, hiking, camping

  • animals
  • photography
  • dumpster diving
  • sports
  • hitchhiking
  • adventure travel
  • nature
  • freedom
  • videography
  • wild camping

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Berni hitchhiked through 4 continents before turning 21, became a paramedic and then spent 3 years in the Austrian Alpine Special Forces

Alex finished her bachelors in Environmental Ressource Management which let her live in South Africa and Finland for 6 months each and is about to start projects to facilitate water accessibility in Africa

Together we hitchhiked for 2 years around the world and met the most incredible people

Teach, Learn, Share

Christopher McCandless:
"no longer to be poisoned by civilization, he flees"

We’re also very much into learning new languages as it’s such an integral part of travelling. So we’d love to get a little language lesson to learn some basics and can give you one in return!:)

What I Can Share with Hosts

we can climb rooftops and show you spots in Vienna that no tourist has seen before and can also go rock climbing, skiing or swimming together
We’ve travelled a lot and can confidently say that with the right people and knowledge Vienna is arguably one of the coolest cities in the world:)

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cabo Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Finland, France, French Guiana, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Switzerland, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Finland, Kosovo

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