Tag: personal

  • Round the world in 40 days

    Since my employer has a very generous policy for going on a 2-month mini-sabbatical [insert obligatory mention that we’re hiring], I find myself with the whole of May and June off. Also, being in my thirties and single, this is an excellent opportunity to do something a little crazy – visiting 10 cities on 4 […]

  • How to get hosted when couchsurfing

    It’s Oktoberfest season in Munich, so I´ve been getting a lot of couchsurfing requests lately, way more than I can, or want to, host. Also, couchsurfing has gained a lot of popularity and attention lately, so there`s an influx of a huge number of cs newbies, which, unfortunately, leads to a rising percentage of lame […]

  • Couchsurfer’s guide to Munich

    After living in Munich for a few years, I’ve collected quite a few favorite spots in Munich. And since I host couchsurfers pretty frequently, I’ve finally made the effort to put together a little booklet collecting some personal recommendations for things to eat, do and see in Munich. With, so far, quite the emphasis on […]

  • Couchsurfing Review

    My last couchsurfing guests for this year, Brant and Paula Wong from California, put up a blog post about their stay in Munich here. Glad they liked it, and this way the whole world gets to see my tiny kitchen… This year, I’ve hosted people from Canada, the U.S.A, France, China, Spain, Germany and Chile, […]