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Overview

  • 120 references 104 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hebrew (modern)
  • 40, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • Software Engineer
  • Bsc Computer science
  • From Haifa, Haifa District, Israel
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to make the day to day interesting. Would love to make new friends for partying (my old friends are a bit too busy with their toddlers).

ABOUT ME

A bit of a geek (I like many things in geek-culture, but I'm not obsessed about any of them, and I'm not into cosplay... so a bit...) - geekness examples: Doctor who, Star Trek, podcasts (Radiolab is my favorite, but I'm deep in podcasts), audiobooks, informational youtubes (such as CGP grey, kurzgesagt, numberphile, vihart) etc.

My hobbies are a little bit neglected, because life, but I used to like cinema, computer games and most sport games (to play, not to watch or follow).

I play the guitar and have a small home studio setting which I use not so often.
I recently joined a band - it is through an organization that organizes bands together along with professional guidance and we do interpretive covers to existing songs.... more like band class than an actual band.

I like psychedelics and other kinds of mind altering substances.

I would like to dance more so if you're here when I'm free, I'd love to go clubbing (that usually involves techno and drugs / alcohol).

I used to read a lot, nowadays I listen to audiobooks which is the same substantively for me.

I enjoy deep meaningful and personal conversations, and I find small talk rather boring.

PHILOSOPHY

our life is short and meaningless. Let's have fun.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Mostly by hosting. I find other hosts to have too restrictive policies for me to enjoy as a traveler, so when abroad I just try to get partners for hanging out from here.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My best experience ever was when I was hosted in Berlin by this Awesome Czech girl who was an absolute inspiration. We had a blast together, and we met other couchsurfers and hosts, and through her I saw that being a host can allow you to enjoy your own city as a tourist would.
These sort of experiences were not new to me, as I've hosted many people in the past, but she took it to a whole new level. Hope I can be that host for someone someday.

Interests

I love music, play guitar and record a little bit with home equipment.
I think psychedelic drugs are a great way to explore oneself and the world around you.
I love meeting new people, even if the friendship is short lived.
I like adventures of any kind - whether it is something big like travelling, or the small things like trying a new thing, place, experience, or kinds of people - I consider every new thing as an adventure.

  • movies
  • traveling
  • podcasts
  • music
  • guitar
  • programming
  • psychedelics

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: its hard to summarize it to a list. But I take great interest in film.
maybe some favorite directors : p.t.anderson, wess anderson, cohen brothers, quentin tarantino, kishlovsky, mike leigh, ken loach. oh, and I LOVE anything marvel.
favorite bands : Blonde redhead, beck, Radiohead, dj shadow, the arcade fire....and many many more
books : a lot of sci-fi, everything by Assimov, 100 years of solitude ,norwegian woods by Haruki Murakami, Ian mcEwan's stubborn love and Saturday. some Hebrew writers U wouldn't know about. I don't read as much as I'd like to, but I now hear many books on audio.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Being a parent.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach just about anything I know (I used to teach for 8 years), and I have many fields of knowledge, but very little things I'm an expert on (if any).

wanna know some music production tools? the basics of chess strategy? some math theorem? some anecdotes about cognitive science?

would love to learn recipes for foreign home-cooking (some stuff your grandma used to make :))

Countries I’ve Visited

Bulgaria, Egypt, Germany, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain, Ukraine

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel

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