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Adam Newman

London, London, England

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Overview

  • 34 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Chef
  • Music, technology and Innovation MA/BA
  • From London
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To be the world's greatest.

ABOUT ME

I'm 25, love music, travelling and food. I live in Shoreditch in East London where there are a lot of galleries, bars, events, pop-ups and is generally a pretty cool place to be (think Williamsburg, New York.) It is one of the most vibrant parts of the city and there's always something going on. I work at a nearby Mexican restaurant as head chef as well as doing some fun supper clubs and innovative event work.

PHILOSOPHY

Eat, drink and be merry!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I surf and host, I think this is the best way to make the most of travelling. I feel there is a lot more to couchsurfing, however, that just a free place to stay, it's about cultural exchange. Cooking a meal while you're here or bringing a goofy item particular to your home would be very much appreciated. I live together and host with my wonderful girlfriend Sarra https://www.couchsurfing.org/people/sarra200/

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have both surfed and hosted quite a bit and try to help out as many people as i can especially when they're in a pinch.

I've stayed in cities, mountains near lakes and rivers, everybody has something beautiful to offer in some way.

Interests

Music
Art
Food
Travel
Fun

Music, Movies & Books

Music:

Metronomy, Disclosure, Julio Bashmore, Rhye, Poolside, Bjork, Twin Sister, Jacques Greene, Death Cab for Cutie, Postal Service, Iron & Wine, Rilo Kiley, The XX, Aphex Twin, Jimmy Eat World, Stravinsky, Weezer, Ra Ra Riot, Unkle, Tegan & Sara, Trentmoller, Mum, Burial, Duran Duran, Of Montreal, Grizzly Bear, Dum Dum Girls, Mumford and Sons (this could go on a looooong time)

Books:

Jack Kerouac, Alan Ginsberg, William S Burroughs, Charles Bukowski

Movies:

Life of Pi

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Too many things really, either hitch-hiking down highway 1 in California and sleeping in the forests of Big Sur or not speaking a word of spanish and accidentally staying in a hotel in Mexico City which was mostly used for prostitution.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to cook
I can teach you how to prepare fish
I can share my wealth of knowledge

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, United States

Countries I've Lived In

United Kingdom, United States

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