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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Consultant
  • Master's Degree
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To love

ABOUT ME

I recently graduated with a degree in International Relations and Economics. I went to Nicaragua for a few months during the summer to practice my Spanish and see a new place. Now I live and work in NYC for International Development. I moved here without knowing a soul, and have met some wonderful people. I have more room in my apartment than I know what to do with, which is why filling it with Couchsurfers seemed like the only logical choice... :-)

I love learning, meeting new people, and engaging in meaningful conversation. Many would call me an idealist, and they would be exactly right. I am also a romantic. I am sarcastic (usually too much for my own good), perpetually inquisitive, and awfully restless as of late. I prefer spontaneity and dancing to any and every kind of music. Finally, to me travel and being on the go is living which is why I was borntomove! : )

PHILOSOPHY

"Don't be afraid to go out on a limb, because that's where the fruit is."

"Go salsa dancing with your confusion."

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have only just started with my CouchSurfing involvement, but I have already had some wonderful experiences. Also, I am planning to meet a number of other CS'ers here in New York.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Wonderful hospitality, amazing people, and excellent conversations can best sum up my couchsurfing experiences. Oh, and good food!

Interests

Traveling, Meeting New People, Service & Social Justice Issues, International Affairs, Learning, New Cultures & Philosophies, Microfinance, International Sustainable Development and Human Rights Work, Social Enterpreneurship, Good Food & Conversation, Orchestra music at the Philaharmonic

  • dancing
  • salsa dancing
  • human rights
  • dining
  • traveling
  • music
  • economics
  • international relations

Music, Movies, and Books

A few movies: Good Will Hunting, Waking Life, and Independent Films

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Loved. The ongoing "WOW" is happening right now.

Teach, Learn, Share

One nugget of advice: Give it all away.

"We are all co-authors of this dancing exuberance, where even our inabilities are having roast."

"Life is a matter of a miracle, that is collected over time by moments flabbergasted to be in each other's presence. The world is an exam to see if we can rise into the direct experience. Our eyesight is here as a test to see if we can see beyond it and and doubt is here as an exam for our vitality."

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada

Countries I’ve Lived In

Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, United States

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