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To truly enjoy this amazing world in which we live.
I think there's a lot more to me than anything I could ever put on this page. However, I always enjoy meeting new people, seeing new things, and constantly learning about the world around me. I like to talk, I like to listen, and I love to travel. Movies, music, books, art, food, wine, beer, animals, dinosaurs, rock climbing, snowboarding, etc. The world is a wonderful place filled with amazing people. I would like to get to know it just a little bit better.
Life is what you make of it. Also, that everyone has a worthy story to tell.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I used CouchSurfing for six months in Eastern Europe, Greece and Egypt.
I've used it a few times in the United States since then. I think it's the best way to meet people and see new places.
A handful of people around the Mediterranean. Awesome people, great stories. I can't wait to have a couch of my own to let the travelers of the world crash on. With the amount of hospitality I've received through this website I couldn't even think of not giving some of it back.
Wow, where to begin? A wide variety of music, movies and pop culture. Books, art, and philosophy/theology. I love food and a nice drink. But, more importantly, I love the stories that can be gathered by meeting people from backgrounds completely different than my own.
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Goodfellas, Indiana Jones, Star Wars (the old ones), Brazil, Blade Runner, Dark City, The Big Lebowski, 2001, Jurassic Park and about a thousand more.
Books: Animal Farm, Sirens of Titan, Honeymoon With My Brother, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, A Moveable Feast, Anthem, and many, many more.
Music: Bowie, Stones, Beatles, The Shins, My Morning Jacket, Sufjan Stevens, The Ramones, Jay-Z, Cee-Lo Green, Aimee Mann, Johnny Cash. I'm open to a lot of music and always like listening to new things.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Once, in Moneglia, Italy I climbed up a rock wall dangerously higher than I probably should have climbed. The only way down was to jump into the ocean. I'll never forget that feeling of risk and excitement...
Teach, Learn, Share
I would like to learn how to speak a foreign language. US schools place very little emphasis on 2nd languages. I'd like to learn one or two. I have some experience teaching English. Also, I know a few little tricks that make children laugh. And, I'm always up to learn a good joke.
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Egypt, France, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Greece, United Kingdom, United States