Logo orange

Aviraj Ajgekar

New York, NY, USA

Accepting Guests

Last login about 1 month ago

Join Couchsurfing to see Aviraj's full profile. It's free!

View Full Profile

Overview

  • 2 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi (Marāṭhī); learning Gujarati, Sanskrit (Saṁskṛta)
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Technical Specialist for Datacenter ...
  • Pursuing Master's Degree at NYU
  • From Mumbai, India
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Explore the different places & meet the awesome people.

ABOUT ME

I am from Mumbai, India and now I live in the New York City. My current mission it to explore the New York City & the places in the US...

For my life in India, I have explored a lot of places in India. Thanks to my awesome job as an Technical Evangelist, I have had many opportunities to explore places, culture & it had been an awesome experience.

I like meeting new people & love to have a great time with them. It gives me an unique opportunity to know the different parts of the world.

I like to attend & participate into various events like BarCamps, AutoShows & many more events, Meet ups so that I can meet the like minded folks. I do like to explore new places with new friends.

I enjoy long drives, I am still waiting to get my US Drivers License so that I can plan long drivers around the city. That's my new year's resolution :)

PHILOSOPHY

Be genuine. Be good & nice to the people & places around. Be open & respectful. Of course enjoy this one lifetime :)

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Generally I participate by helping organizing different events & communities. Since I just moved to NYC I have not yet got an opportunity to support any of the events or community activities but would to that in coming time.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I can host people, most of the time these are people through connections from my friends. I have got a couch & I can host local & international surfers to my place. As how I have hosted different folks from my close contacts & few from different places.

I show them the city, places so that they can go home with a great experience.

Sometimes it's difficult for me to manage hosting due to the nature of my job as I travel around & that would mean that I could not host surfers.

Interests

Walk & Explore - The best way to explore New York City is to walk. More you walk, more you get to know the gems of the city. I love to explore places, knowing surroundings.

Discussions - Enjoy talking to new people on different topics. May be a general talk or something interesting philosophical stuff! Sheer fun :)

Music - Rock, Hard Rock, Metal & sometimes Hindi/Marathi classical stuff too. Love to attend rock concerts...

Nightlife - I enjoy nightlife like bars, clubs & DJs, spending time late nights exploring new places in the cities I visit & the city I live right now. It's an awesome experience.

Technology - I love the technical topics, most of the time discussing about tech trends, gadgets is fun with techies around.

Travel - I love to travel a lot especially new places. Try out the different experience with new people.

Food - Trying out different type of food is fun. I am a non-vegetarian so it gives an added opportunity to try out different flavors in that place.

Drives - I like to go for long drives. Enjoy driving cars. That's fun!

Museums - Sometimes some science & space related stuff interests me a lot. And if there is a good company the I would love to attend art museums as well.

Fashion/Photography - I love Photography and knowing bit of a technology it's fun to explore & play with the camera & grab some awesome clicks around the city!

Music, Movies & Books

I love action & adventure movies including some sci-fi stuff. And more often I do enjoy rock music.

Late night music, movies or watching some series.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

We hosted an even in India for 5000 Programmers in a single location for a 24 hours of coding event. And we hold a Guinness World Record for the same :)

And for the first time when I came to US, I had an experience of a lifetime. Because my first flight got canceled, my every subsequent flight was canceled/delayed. That was 1 hell of an experience with no way of communication!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach tech stuff & I can teach English or Indian languages.

If you are ever planning to visit Mumbai (Bombay), I can teach you Marathi - Native Language of Mumbai. And I can also teach Hindi - (Bollywood Movies) :D

And of course I am a techie so definitely computers!

Countries I've Visited

India, Sri Lanka, United States

Countries I've Lived In

India, Sri Lanka, United States

Join Couchsurfing to see Aviraj's full profile. It's free!

View Full Profile