Benjamin Bell

New York, New York, United States

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  • BA with majors in Philosophy and Economics
  • From New Haven, Connecticut
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About Me


Learn something new every day


After 6 months working for an NGO in Chile - helping local entrepreneurs to grow their businesses - I've been travelling throughout Latin America and volunteering. I'm currently in Rio de Janeiro, and am gearing up for a few weeks travel around the country before heading back to the States and bringing this yearlong adventure to a close. I've already learned so much from the people I've met during my travels, and am excited for the next adventure.


be thankful and gracious always, there is no more important opportunity than that to do kindness to another - friend or stranger, and attitude is everything

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Just starting out but I've heard great things!


traveling to new places, meeting new people with new perspectives, basketball, juggling, playing guitar, games of all kinds, philosophy, international development

viajar a nuevos lugares, conocer personas nuevas y perspectivas distintas, jugar basquetbol, marabalismo, tocar guitarra, juegos generalmente, filosofía, desarrollo internacional

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I won a national fencing competition once!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can cook up some mean salsa eggs and am down to show anyone interested

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Bolivia, Israel, Jordan, New Zealand, Nicaragua

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Brazil, Chile, Peru, United States

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