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  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • International Non-Profit: Meeting planning
  • Bachelors, Political Science
  • From Pasadena, CA, USA
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me


To live among aothers while allowing others to live to their fullest.


I enjoy reading, the beach, California, flying wherever, drinking/socializing with friends. I like to lead an active social life. I also do volunteer work. Muay Thai.

And I'm still a Model UN geek.


I always try to make sure I live. Some can spend their lives with noses in books and working 12 hour days. I choose to spend time with myself, friends, and family. These things make me happy.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


No real couchsurfing experiences other than waking up on a friend's couch forgetting where I was. I hitch-hiked from Concepcion to Temuco in Chile when I was 16. Thank goodness for truckers.


food/wine/beer, muay thai, non-profit work, darts, the beach, politics, UFC/WEC, contemporary and Chicano art... I've got some pretty random interests I think.

  • arts
  • books
  • dining
  • wine
  • beer
  • modeling
  • drinking
  • flying
  • politics
  • reading
  • volunteer work
  • socializing
  • darts
  • volunteering
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

non-fiction, political figures, legal adventures, Stephan King.

Memorable movies: Into the Wild, Silence of the Lambs, Strictly Ballroom, The Matrix, Supertroopers, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Brokeback Mountain (duh).

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

There are so many wondrous things I've seen and experienced, especially in the mundane. One of the best things I can say I've done is lived in the barrio historico in Tucson. I feel so privileged to have lived in an historic adobe home in old Tucson.

My year in Chile was incredible. My 10pm language sessions with my host mother were memorable and irreplaceable.

It's those periods of time that stick out in my mind, rather than one-time flings through cities, and drunken evenings. Which, by the way, totally have their own merit.

Teach, Learn, Share

I enjoy helping english speakers learn Spanish (including pronunciation!).
I can teach Model UN way too well for any self-respecting 30year old.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands

Countries I’ve Lived In

Chile, United States

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