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About Gerhard

I host on couchsurfing since 2016 and maintain this blog to share my stories with people and peoples stories and travels. Sharing life while breaking my boundaries became a way to grow for me. It enabled me to enrich myself without earning money and buying stuff by connecting and building upon these connections.

What are Free Walking Tours for Me?

I am the founder of the first Free Walking Tour in Salzburg, Austria. These days Free Tours are available in all major cities in Europe and all over the world. I founded my tour in my hometown as the first free tour in Salzburg in 2018. What are free

By |2019-06-15T22:27:02+02:00June 15th, 2019|Travel|1 Comment

How to find a Couchsurfing host?

Finding a Couchsurfing host can take a lot of time and sometimes seems impossible. After all you ask a stranger to let you sleep at their home for free. In addition, active hosts get more requests than they could possibly accept. In busy places it can be up to

By |2017-10-31T15:12:45+01:00October 28th, 2017|Couchsurfing|16 Comments

How to travel on a Budget

Budget traveling starts at home While we worry about our budget in foreign countries it is easy to forget about it at home. Most of us keep going to the same restaurants and bars and have strong habits of consuming on daily basis. There is nothing wrong with

By |2017-10-31T15:18:22+01:00September 8th, 2017|Travel|176 Comments

Why Freedom Seekers will love Norway?

What freedom means to me Freedom is often seen as the ability to do whatever we want. But if we look it up in the dictionary one of the definitions is the absence of necessity. In my opinion freedom can rather be found by calming our minds and

By |2017-10-31T15:19:51+01:00September 7th, 2017|Travel|31 Comments

3 Off the beaten Path Day Trips from Salzburg

Salzburg is small and travelers often take daytrips to the nearby nature. Therefore places even smaller than Salzburg, like Hallstatt, St.Wolfgang and Königssee get crowded in summer by selfie taking tourists. These places are beautiful and nevertheless highly recommended. However there are off the beaten path destinations for those

By |2017-10-31T15:20:56+01:00September 6th, 2017|City Guides|7 Comments

Why I am on Couchsurfing?

I walked a lot in the past. You wonder what that has to do with Couchsurfing? Walking on the Camino Santiago in Spain I shared a room with people every day and got used to it, everyone does. Once used to not having privacy there was no need to

By |2018-01-02T23:19:17+01:00April 23rd, 2017|Couchsurfing|20 Comments