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Adam Williams

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Finance
  • University
  • From Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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About Me


Successfuly transition from desk jockey to professional nomad.


Travelling is my main calling in life. I grew up in Sydney, Australia and have been lucky enough to study in Austin and backpack through Asia, South America, Africa and Europe. I'm currently working my way back to Sydney after a few years living in London. I'm a very easy going person who is always up for new experiences and has a strong interest in taking in new cultures. I love chatting about customs, history, music, sport, travel horror stories and anything else that comes up when travellers meet up in a new land.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I have hosted on a couple of occasions but for the most part my involvement in CS has been via community group catch ups and activities.


Couch surfing has introduced me to some amazing people, some beautiful off the beaten trail places and some awesome activities I would have never been able to do with-out this incredible network of travellers!


I suppose travel and meeting new people is a given on CS. I love just about any sport you can name and love being in the outdoors whether it be cross training, jogging, hiking, cycling, surfing or any other activity that involves adrenalin and sunshine. Cultural pursuits have been a more recent interest of mine and I am catching up on classical literature. 2013 is going to be the year in which I will attempt to step into the music and languages arena, in the forms of the Banjo and Dutch respectively.

Music, Movies & Books

Fortunately i had already compiled this list on facebook so a quick cut and paste was all that was required!
Music - Leonard Cohen, Sufjan Stevens, That One Guy, Monsieur Camembert,Charlie Parr, UB40, Brian Jonestown Massacre,, Mumford and Sons, The Knife, Lisa Mitchell, Millencolin, The Herd, Rancid,Dropkick Murphys, Frenzal Rhomb,Cold Play, Jack Johnson,The Strokes, Bob Marley, Nirvana, Nikola Servesic, Green Day, Blink, Ben Lee, The Clash, Xavier Rudd, Propagandhi, Bob Dylan, Jose Gonzales, The Killers, Ramones, Mountain goats, David Bowie, Blondie, Modest Mouse, PIXIES, Smashing Pumpkins, U2, The Offspring, Feist, Johny Cash, Soko, Band of Horses, Lily Allen

Books - All Quiet on the Western Front">All Quiet on the Western Front, The Life Of Pi, Norwegian Wood, First They Took My Father, Crime and Punishment, The Grapes of Wrath, Snows of Kilimanjaro, Cry, The Beloved Country, 1984, To Kill a Mockingbird, Catch-22, Maestro, Lord of the Flies, Lord Of The Rings, The Magus, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Angela's Ashes, Trinity, Mr Nice, Long Walk to Freedom, The Man Who Loved Children, Animal Farm, We Need to Talk About Kevin, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 100 Years of Solitude, Great Expectations, The Great Gatsby.Movies:True Grit,The Informant, The curious case of Benjamin Button, Babel, Zoolander, Seabiscuit, A Beautiful Mind, Life is Beautiful, Braveheart, The Departed, Crash, Top Gun, American Beauty, The Green Mile, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, No Country For Old Men, Clerks, Walk The Line, A Clockwork Orange, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, Hot Rod, Thank You for Smoking, No Direction Home, Garden State, I Heart Huckabees, Old School, Monty pythons holy grail, Monty Python's Life of Brian, Scarface, Knocked Up, Napoleon Dynamite, Anchorman, Not Another Teen Movie, Boondock Saints, The Castle, Fight Club, Munich, Wedding Crashers, Life Aquatic, Full Metal Jacket, Something About Mary, Shawshank Redemption, Sideways, Romper Stomper, The Break-Up, Borat, Beerfest, The Pursuit of Happiness, Hotel Rwanda, 300, Dont Be a Menace to South Central, Death At A Funeral, Reign Over Me, Disgrace, Waltz with Bashir.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro with some of my best mates. Being at the roof of Africa was awe inspiring.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Laos, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, United Kingdom, United States

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