Austin James

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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  • Last login almost 3 years ago

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  • english teacher / free lance liver
  • BA in Marketing
  • From Chesterton, IN
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About Me


study spanish and travel south america


1.) love people
2.) j'adore les gens.
3.) Love traveling.
4.) Love culture.
5.) Lover not a fighter*
6.) Into many things, especially adventures.

Hey everyone, I'm currently not able to host, send an email to if you need something. Only in Chicago for a bit and traveling a lot. Have a wonderful day!

* May not be true if given Whiskey.


Just live.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've had wonderful experiences all over the world! especially France and the Bahamas, you were the best!!!


I like poi, burning man, long conversations about the world, photography, music, live music, human rights, body modification, the economist, different cultures, sushi, live octopus, eating new foods and adventuring.

Music, Movies, and Books

Music - Brand New, Third Eye Blind, Snow Patrol, Butch Walker, Clash, Jeff Buckely, Depeche Mode, the list goes on

Books - Immortal Class, Shantaram, Perks of being a Wallflower, On The Road.

Movies - trainspotting, love me if you dare, .

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I did the warped tour for a summer and saw the majority of North America. I read On the Road and went to California to be homeless for a month. I lived in new york for a summer, and I've traveled the world!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach philosophy in 1 hour, 20 minutes, and 34 seconds.

I can teach you math, tomorrow.

Can you teach me to surf?

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, France, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, South Korea, United States

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