Barry Hott


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  • Social media director, photographer, stunt driver, etc.
  • College grad
  • From West Egg
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About Me


To make you smile.


I love meeting new people and seeing new places. I love to laugh and make other people laugh.


Make the best of everything, don't stress the rest of anything. I want to make everyday better than the last.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love to meet new people. That's it. Tell me where and when we should meet and I'll see you there!

If you meet me in New York, there's a good chance I'll be driving you around somewhere. I love chauffeuring people.

You can see me in this CouchSurfing video:


My first experience with CS was an incredible nightlife guide for two nights in Dresden, Germany, in 2008 and I've been hooked ever since! I had a very cool girl stay in my flat in Prague. I have been hosted in Budapest for a night and in Brussels for 2 nights while i was interviewed about CS for TVBrussel. I had 3 different hosts and attended a cs meeting/party all in a whirlwind weekend trip to Berlin and Dresden. I needed a last minute place to stay in Dublin on my way home and had my emergency couch request fulfilled by the incredible Dublinguy.

Since my return from europe, I've continued to participate in CS by attending events, meeting people for coffee/drinks/partying, and occasionally hosting. I've met some outstanding people from around the globe and am excited to meet more!


TRAVEL, driving, summer camp, photography, music, biking, sunglasses, movies, quality beer, hugs, dancing, exploring, talking, laughing

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: St. Vincent, The Dodos, Bon Iver, Daft Punk, Twin Sister, Slow Club, Coconut Records, Death Cab For Cutie, Regina Spektor, Cold War Kids, Lonely Island, Menomena, Lykke Li, Taking Back Sunday, Andrew Bird, Bill Withers, Girl Talk, Sondre Lerche, Ben Gibbard, Stars, Spoon, The Postal Service, Kings of Leon, Tapes 'n Tapes, Fiona Apple, The Walkmen, Modest Mouse, Presidents of the United States of America, Avenue Q, Jay-Z, Radiohead, Sufjan Stevens, The Decemberists, The Strokes, The Shins, Johnny Cash, Iron and Wine, Queen, Harvey Danger, Arcade Fire, Of Montreal, LCD Soundsystem, White Denim, Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, Pattern is Movement, Dirty Projectors, Grizzly Bear

Movies: Billy Madison, Science of Sleep, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill, Se7en, Fight Club, Dumb and Dumber, The Matrix, Goonies, Boondock Saints, Catch Me If You Can, Juno, Ocean's 11, Office Space, Old School, School of Rock, Sandlot, Truman Show, Usual Suspects, Groundhog Day, Traffic, Before Sunrise, Requiem For A Dream, Happy Gilmore, A Bronx Tale, Love Actually, Dodgeball, Garden State, From Dusk Till Dawn, Walk The Line, American History X, Slumdog Millionaire, Taken, My Week With Marilyn, Inception, Blue Valentine

Books: The Great Gatsby

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sensation Denmark - 27,000 people all dressed in white, dancing for hours to some of the worlds best dj's.

Teach, Learn, Share

How to drive/park in nyc
Portrait photography
How to use your camera
Lighting techniques

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Czech Republic, United States

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