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Håkon Jarle Sveen

Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • 21 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Norwegian, Swedish; learning Spanish
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Literature student + I teach Ethics ...
  • Traveling & meeting the best people ...
  • From Oslo
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me


Write a book


I'm close-minded and hardgoing. And I really hate to travel.


I like the ideas behind the American Transcendentalism movement, Determinism, Neo-Marxism and political realism. But I wouldn't go all inn with any of them.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


Host & surf


I love it and I just wanna do it more and more!


Books books books, movies, Super Nintendo, bartending, astronomy, Playstation, cooking, modern art, music, working out & martial art (did boxing before, now Krav Maga), my cat, my girfriend Sofie, silly boardgames and the Secret Club on Wednesdays

Music, Movies & Books

Some authors I love: Hunter S. Thompson, Pablo Neruda, Ginsberg, Kerouac, Bukowski, Tolkien, J.D. Salinger, Richard Brautigan, Alex Gardener (The Beach=one insane travel book), Kurt Vonnegut, Luke Reinhart, Chuck Palahaniuk, Umberto Eco, Patrick Süskind, T.S. Eliot, E.A. Poe, Baudelaire, Hemingway, Cervantes.

Some bands: Daft Punk, The xx, Miike Snow, Beirut, MGMT, Nick Drake, Vampire Weekend, Kings of Convenience, Kings of Leon, Emiliana Torrini, Devendra Banhart, Fleet Foxes, Elliot Smith, Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Eminem, Jay-Z, - and old stuff like Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Simon & Garfunkel, Mike Oldfield..

Some video games: Super Mario Kart, Donkey Kong Country, Zelda (A Link to the Past), Worms, HoN, WC3. The cs thing don't mention games, but I've been wasting soo much time on them that they deserve a favorite list too.

And I love all kinds of movies! The Life Aquatic, Kikujiros Summer, Drive and the LOTR-trilogy is some of my favorites.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

When I was fifteen I swam in the ocean at night with a girl I had a crush on, and that summer the ocean was filled with bioluminescence. It felt like swimming with the cosmos, in both senses of the word.

Teach, Learn, Share

I would love to learn what an amazing person you are!

Countries I've Visited

Albania, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Laos, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, Norway

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