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  • 4 references 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Norwegian; learning Spanish
  • 57, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Tv-producer
  • Bachelor in Journalism and Norwegian Language and Literature
  • From Oslo, Norway
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About Me

Working as a TV-producer in Norway, which sometimes gives me holidays when others usually go to work. Therefore I often travel abroad on my vacations, mostly by myself. I am a non smoker, and I don't drink alcohol. I appreciate more to work out and to dance salsa and bachata.

2019: Staying in Valencia for 4 weeks in October to learn Spanish and dance salsa. Estoy en Valencia por 4 semanas en octubre para aprender español y bailar salsa.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

It's a huge bank of knowledge, useful when travelling to new places.


Travelling, summertime, sailing, good&healthy food, calisthenics, kitesurfing, salsa, bachata, kizomba, slackline, exceptional music, well told stories, sitting inside looking out, being outside, nature, city life etc.

  • books
  • concerts
  • salsa dancing
  • bachata
  • dining
  • boating
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • classical music
  • guitar
  • piano
  • sailing
  • healthy food
  • kitesurfing
  • salsa
  • calisthenics
  • comic books
  • rollerblade
  • tracking

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Younger Brother, The Knife, Neil Young, Rachmaninov, Mozart, Grieg, Vivaldi, a lot of one hit wonders from the 80's, electronica and pop music.

Movies: The Revenant, Birdman, Boyhood, The Truman Show, L A Confidential, Pulp Fiction, The Usual Suspects, Once Upon a Time in the West, City of Gods, Blood In Blood Out, The Big Lebowski, Brazil, Shawshank Redemption, Fanny and Alexander, Paris Texas, Trainspotting, The Silence of the Lambs etc.

Books: J. D. Salinger "Catcher in the Rye", J. R. R. Tolkien "The Hobit", Peter Robinson "Aftermath", Umberto Eco "The Name of the Rose", Jim Caroll "Basketball Diaries", Robert Wilson "The Company of Strangers", "A Small Death in Lisbon" C. F. Tiller "Innsirkling", M. Ramsland "Hundehode", J. Lapidus "Snabba Cash", C Jungersen "Undtagelsen", Nick Hornby "High Fidelity" Vonnegut "Mother Night", "Sirens of Titan", "Breakfast for Champions" and many more.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Years ago, I crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a 34' sailing boat. My work sometimes bring me to amazing places and people, like the indigenous in the Amazons, Vanuatu, Indonesia, Ethiopia and Namibia, or the shepherd people in the Gobi dessert, Mongolia. My holiday fee brings me to other places.

Teach, Learn, Share

I know how to get around the world in a sailing boat, I am sometimes trying to improve on my piano skills and I play guitar. I started up dancing salsa some years ago, and it has become a passion. And if anyone wants to learn Norwegian, I can give a hand for sure...

Countries I’ve Visited

Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, England, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French part), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In


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