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  • 3 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Croatian, English, German, Spanish; learning French
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2017
  • Illustrator, Graphic Designer
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About Me

****I am in Switzerland right now, will be back in Crikvenica in the second half of August so can host after that!*****

Despite advanced age, I still mostly get around via hitch hiking, last summer finished a long one from Copenhagen back to Barcelona,and from Barcelona to Berlin.
I left Croatia when I was 18,having received an art school scholarship in the States, lived many different places after my return to Europe,mostly Barcelona
I'm vegetarian and lapsed vegan,since 20 years. Done a lot of activism,cooked with Food not Bombs and mobile kitchens for many years. Now mostly doing silkscreened concert are some examples:
I love exploring new cities and travelling in nature.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Having travelled extensively, countless times I relied on hospitality and generosity of others,as well as hosted many travellers in the places where I lived.Now I am back in Crikvenica for a while,and can hook you up for a few nights with 2 beds. I'm drawing a poster right now,so a bit busy but will have time to show you around a bit. You can also just drop off your gear at my place,and go exploring by yourself.
Being vegetarian,this is also the food I will make.for you. Looking forward to meet travellers who are also backpackers, hitchhikers,adventurers...


  • literature
  • concerts
  • cycling
  • cinema
  • nature
  • illustration
  • vegan cooking
  • mountain hiking

Music, Movies, and Books

Leonard Cohen,Diamanda Galas, Anohni, Dead Can Dance, Johnny Cash, Mike Patton, Einstuerzende Neubauten,Neurosis, Swans, The Residents, Silver Mt Zion, Ramones (my first concert ever!)..I grew up on punk but now listen to a lot of stuff
Books: J.G.Ballard, Philip K. Dick, Octavia Butler,Cormac McCarthy...
Films: Cronenberg,Lynch,Gilliam, Jodorowsky...I have been volunteering at the Sitges Fantastic Film
Festival since 10 years.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Riding freight trains in the U.S., volunteering as a park ranger in the Black Rock Desert,Nevada

Teach, Learn, Share

I can take you hiking in the forests and hills behind Crikvenica,there are even castle ruins back there!
Interested in meeting people to share travel stories,the crazier the better!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Travel stories,I can make really good vegan chocolate orange brownies.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Croatia, France, Netherlands, Spain, United States

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