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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • World Traveler and Blogger
  • TCU
  • From Austin, TX, USA
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About Me

After getting stuck in Singapore for 1.5 years; I am finally back out and traveling again. In 2022, I’ve made my way through Mexico, Australia, Fiji, Costa Rica, and Panama. Excited to spent the summer exploring Europe and most likely headed to Asia to end the year. One of my biggest passions is photography, specifically of wildlife. I spent the month of April in Drake Bay going out into the jungle every night on a solo hikes to find wildlife. Happy to show you some of my photos!

In 2016, I attend the World’s biggest event that brings together my love of sports, traveling, and meeting new people: the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games. Little did I know, I would be living the dream of sports fans from around the world. This unforgettable and truly unbelievable Olympic journey which had the Wall Street Journal calling me the “Forrest Gump of Rio” and Good Morning America nicknaming me the “Selfie King” was only the start. I ended up getting sponsored at the Olympics and attended a total of 33 events!! After getting home, I still had an itch to continue traveling and see what else the world has to offer. I took a leap of faith, resigned from my job, and booked a one way flight to India. I’ve yet to lose my passion for learning other cultures and exploring new places. Ever since I boarded that flight to India, the desire to travel grows even stronger.

I have been traveling since Dec 1, 2016 and have now visited 101 countries and all 7 continents. My goal is to now visit every country on the planet!! Couchsurfing has become my favorite way of traveling, you meet the best people and really get to see what local life it all about.

Countries and Cities I've visited on my World Travels: Dec 1, 2016- Jan 25, 2018 Countries
1 India 🇮🇳
2 Thailand 🇹🇭
3 Laos 🇱🇦
4 Vietnam 🇻🇳
5 Cambodia 🇰🇭
6 Singapore 🇸🇬
7 Philippines 🇵🇭
8 Malaysia 🇲🇾
9 Indonesia 🇮🇩
10 Australia 🇦🇺
11 Chile 🇨🇱
12 Argentina 🇦🇷
13 Uruguay 🇺🇾
14 Brazil 🇧🇷
15 Bolivia 🇧🇴
16 Peru 🇵🇪
USA 🇺🇸Boston
17 Colombia 🇨🇴
18 Spain 🇪🇸
19 Portugal 🇵🇹
Gibraltar 🇬🇮
20 Morocco 🇲🇦
21 Italy 🇮🇹
22 Vatican City 🇻🇦
23 Switzerland 🇨🇭
24 Liechtenstein 🇱🇮
25 Austria 🇦🇹
26 Poland 🇵🇱
27 Czech Republic 🇨🇿
28 Germany 🇩🇪
29 Denmark 🇩🇰
30 Sweden 🇸🇪
31 England 🇬🇧
32 Ireland 🇮🇪
33 Belgium 🇧🇪
34 France 🇫🇷
35 Netherlands 🇳🇱
36 Hungary 🇭🇺
37 Greece 🇬🇷
38 Israel 🇮🇱
39 Palestine 🇵🇸
40 Cyprus 🇨🇾
41 Turkey 🇹🇷
42 Lebanon 🇱🇧
43 Jordan 🇯🇴
44 Egypt 🇪🇬
45 Kenya 🇰🇪
46 Tanzania 🇹🇿
47 Malawi 🇲🇼
48 Zambia 🇿🇲
49 Zimbabwe 🇿🇼
50 Botswana 🇧🇼
51 Namibia 🇳🇦
52 South Africa 🇿🇦
53 UAE 🇦🇪
54 China 🇨🇳
55 Hong Kong 🇭🇰
56 Macau 🇲🇴
Countries Round Two Feb 2018- Present
58. México 🇲🇽
59. Cuba🇨🇺
60. Belize 🇧🇿
61. Guatemala 🇬🇹
62. El Salvador 🇸🇻
63. Honduras 🇭🇳
64. Nicaragua 🇳🇮
65. Costa Rica 🇨🇷
66. Panama 🇵🇦
Colombia 🇨🇴
67. Latvia 🇱🇻
68. Estonia 🇪🇪
69. Russia 🇷🇺
70. Lithuania 🇱🇹
71. Belarus 🇧🇾
Poland 🇵🇱
72. Ukraine 🇺🇦
73. Moldova 🇲🇩
74. Romania 🇷🇴
75. Bulgaria 🇧🇬
76. Macedonia 🇲🇰
77. Kosovo 🇽🇰
78. Albania 🇦🇱
79. Montenegro 🇲🇪
80. Serbia 🇷🇸
81. Bosnia 🇧🇦
82. Croatia 🇭🇷
83. Slovenia 🇸🇮
Hungary 🇭🇺
84.Slovakia 🇸🇰
Austria 🇦🇹
Germany 🇩🇪
85. Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
86. Isle of Man 🇮🇲
87. Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿
England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Singapore 🇸🇬
Bali, Indonesia 🇮🇩
88. Sri Lanka 🇱🇰
Malaysia 🇲🇾
89. Brunei 🇧🇳
90. Myanmar 🇲🇲
91. New Zealand 🇳🇿
92. Fiji 🇫🇯
93. Vanuatu 🇻🇺
Antarctica 🇦🇶
94. Canada 🇨🇦
95. Bangladesh 🇧🇩
96. Nepal 🇳🇵
Singapore 🇸🇬
Mexico 🇲🇽
Australia 🇦🇺
Costa Rica 🇨🇷
Panama 🇵🇦

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Visiting a city and country is a fun and important thing to do. But when you get to meet and stay with a local, it becomes a true cultural experience! All of my hosts have shown me what real life is like is their cities and I am so grateful for their hospitality!

Music, Movies, and Books

The Alchemist, Outliers, Life of Pi, I listen to all types of music.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have escaped death twice. Once while skydiving and the other after a broken leg. And I payed it forward by saving a life at the Grand Canyon.

Teach, Learn, Share

I look forward to exploring your city and feeling like a local. Each day is an opportunity to learn something new!

I really enjoy: beaches, surfing, hiking, concerts, playing sports... so basically I enjoy living life to its fullest every day!!

I will happily teach you some of my favorite traditions and sports from around the world. Also, we can enjoy sharing travel stories!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I will have a ton of stories to share with you.
Plus I will share my passion of living life with you!

I’ll happily help you with planning any trips you have coming up!

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Antarctica, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Fiji, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macao, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Wales, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mexico, Singapore, United States

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