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  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Journalist
  • Temple University
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About Me


Sharing Philadelphia, the first American city


I love people and interacting with them. I may ask you a million questions. I want to see some of the world while I am young, with the help of others. I look forward to repaying a lot of debts when I am older and in a more stable position.

I am the co-founder of, a news site that covers startups, VC and the broad technology community of Philadelphia.


The world is only as kind as your last good deed.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


A little kindness goes a long way.


Most recently, I've done couchsurfing stops in Sitges, Spain, and St. Louis, Birmingham and other U.S. destinations.

I couchsurfed through a swath of Europe in October 2008 - making stops in all the major cities and some smaller. I was hosted by great folks in Zurich, Switzerland; Miskolc, Hungary and Budapest, Hungary.

I backpacked through Italy March 2007 and made extended stops in Venice and Florence.

In the past, I opened up my first rowhome in Philadelphia, my hostel apartment in Harrisburg, Pa. and an apartment.


Basketball, hiking, camping, languages, government, politics.

  • singing
  • running
  • walking
  • politics
  • technology
  • news
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • basketball
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

"Third and Indiana" by Steve Lopez; American country music; Philadelphia music, like the Roots, Dr. Dog, G-Love

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The Great Wall of China; the sunrise over Mount Fuji; Hiking a glacier in Alaska; bike-riding in Zurich, Switzerland; eating in Budapest, Hungary; hiking the Grand Canyon; running with the bulls in Pamplona; trad singing in Ireland; Walking Center City Philadelphia in Christmastime; camping out on Playa Ejectiva on Contadora Island off the coast of Panama

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Ghana, Japan, United States

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