Robert Colgan

Stamford, CT, United States

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  • Owner of a Real Estate Managment company. Formerly a Wild...
  • BS from Emory University in ATL
  • From New Canaan, CT, USA
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About Me


To live a full life and be a positive influence on the world.


I am a curious person. I love to experience new things and learn new things, and what better way to do that than to travel. I prefer to experiences places as locals do, from the food, to the social scene to the language. I am a big fan of cities and the wilderness. I also love the simple things in life- good food, good conversation, a beautiful sight or a good laugh. Cooking is one of my passions and I would love to learn some of your favorite recipes or cook for you.


My personal philosophy on life is to continually strive for growth and also help foster the growth of others. This comes through love, experiencing new things, challenges and having fun!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Host when I can, not that many people come through Stamford! Tried to surf when traveling in South America, but it didnt work out. Planning on surfing this summer in the Pacific Northwest.


Have had interesting unique conversations with every person Ive hosted.


learning about the world, traveling, politics, character education, playing music, wilderness medicine, wilderness education, cooking, movies, whitewater paddling, skiing, backpacking, scuba diving, soccer, rowing, the beach, movies, Yankees, NY Giants, Rangers

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Into the Wild, Motorcycle Diaries, Wet Hot American Summer, It's a Wonderful Life, Unfaithful, Tadpole, Magnolia, In the Name of the Father, Godfather, Sidewalks of New York, Gattaca, Usual Suspects, many many more

Music:Bob Dylan, Bela Fleck, Sam Bush, Counting Crows, Ray Lamontagne, Pete Yorn, Jack Johnson, Wilco, Steve Forbert, Tom Waits, James Taylor, Pete Murray, Rage Against the Machine, classic rock, bluegrass, jazz/jambands, lots of other random stuff

Books: Les Miserables, 100 Years of Solitude, The Road Less Traveled, Calvin and Hobbes

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hard to choose, would have to say living in Costa Rica for three months BEFORE the tourist boom.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, China, Costa Rica, France, Honduras, India, Ireland, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Costa Rica, Honduras, United States

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