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Overview

  • 31 references 19 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Musician/videographer/barista
  • Tidewater Communnity College
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To experience life, wherever it will take me, with great people, great music, and great coffee.

ABOUT ME

PLEASE READ: I LOVE meeting new people and hosting people of all kinds but our home is more than just a "free place to stay". Please take the time to read my profile and decide if you'd like to stay with me based off that rather than sending me a request telling me "hotels are too expensive and Id like you to host me" I hate stating things like this but I've received too many requests from surfers who just need a "free place to stay." I want to host people who have similar interests and want to make new connections. Thanks and happy travels! :)

I'm a laid back, easy going person who loves music and enjoys making music. I'm a drummer and have played in many bands in the Virginia Beach and Nashville Area. I also enjoy spending my time writing and filming short videos. I'm obsessed with coffee, I manage a Starbucks in town, do coffee reviews and I plan to start roasting my own beans. I hope to create a special Couchsurfing blend just for my guests. In the mean time if you love coffee, I’ll be able to whip you up something delicious during your stay. I really enjoy learning about people’s passions and what really drives them. Im currently doing a podcast where I interview creative people over coffee. If you’re interested, and have a new project you’re trying to promote, I’d love to interview you. I’m also an avid runner and do my long runs on the weekend. I enjoy making connections with new people and love to help out fellow travelers when I can.

PHILOSOPHY

I believe life is what you make of it. You got to trust yourself as well as trust people, and on top of that have faith in people. There doesn't have to be a reason behind life. You just have enjoy the experiences you have and make the best of what you got.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
My girlfriend and I have hosted travelers from around the world in Nashville. We have also traveled the country using Couchsurfing to meet new and exciting people. I love to connect with new people, brew them a good cup of coffee, and make connections. Haley and I also attend the weekly Couchsurfing meet ups in Nashville.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE
I've had nothing but positive experiences using Couchsurfing. I've met people from around the world and I still keep in contact with them. I recommend Couchsurfing to everybody. It is the best way to travel.

Interests

Making Music & Movies, having fun, riding bikes, surfing, going to the beach, going on road trips, seeing the world, going on adventures, trying new things.

  • books
  • performing arts
  • film making
  • acting
  • cooking
  • coffee
  • running
  • music
  • live music
  • punk music
  • rock music
  • drums
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • camping
  • adventure races
  • business
  • entrepreneurship
  • science
  • nature
  • national parks
  • marketing
  • craft beer
  • comedy
  • ideas
  • libraries
  • entertainment
  • drumming
  • coffee shops
  • drinking coffee

Music, Movies, and Books

music- Oasis, Bad Religion, Descendents, Johnny Travant, The Gutter Prophet, Arms Bizarre,The Beatles,The Fratellis, The Arctic Monkeys, King Crimson, The White Stripes, Deftones, The Who, Tool, Tenacious D!!, A Perfect Circle, The Mars Volta, Pink Floyd, Queens of the Stone Age, Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, Colin Hay, Led Zeppelin, SoundGarden, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Police, B-52's, Primus, GWAR, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Queen, The Eagles, Kansas, Stone Temple Pilots, Alice in Chains, Toad The Wet Sprocket, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Incubus, Glassjaw, Coheed and Cambria, Flogging Molly, The Hope Conspiracy, Hatebreed, Bane, At The Drive In, AFI, Tiger Army, Year Of The Rabbit, Converge, and much much more....................

Movies-Beyond The Black Rainbow,Perfume, Moulin Rouge, Baseketball, K-Pax, Donnie Darko, Clerks(pretty much any kevin smith film), James Bond 007 films, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, American Beauty, Pirates of the Carribean, Star Wars, Die Hard, Terminator, Swingers, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, and I,ll think of some more later.......

Books- The New Human Rights Movement, The Demon-Haunted World:Science as a Candle in the Dark, Waking Up, Vagabonding, Undeniable, Unscripted, Population Wars, Anarchy Evolution, Saving Capitalism, Consciousness Explained, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Cosmos, The Critical Path, The Greatest Show on Earth, The Origin of Species, This Your Brain On Music, Consciousness Explained, Dante's Inferno, 1984, The Shining, The Stand, The Great Gatsby, A Million Little Pieces, Tao Te Ching, In The Light of Meditation, The Finding Of The Third Eye, The God Delusion, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Lived in my car for two months traveling the country with my girlfriend, Haley. We visited most of the national parks and we did it all on a budget of $30-$50 a day. We met so many amazing people and went on many adventures :).

Teach, Learn, Share

Whatever you do, don't eat the yellow snow.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Basics of drumming, a good meal, coffee brewing, and good company.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahamas, Mexico

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