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  • 8 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Italian, Latin, Spanish, Thai
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • English Teacher
  • B.A. in Philosophy, Fordham University
  • From Ridgewood, NJ, USA
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About Me

23 years old, born and raised in the NYC-metro area, packed up and moved to Southeast Asia after graduating university. I really like eating.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is the best way I've found to travel -- have had great experiences hosting and surfing. I'm not looking for luxury when I travel (although I'm not opposed to it), I want the local experience. Show me your favorite place to grab a beer, the foods I need to try, and anything else you think I should see!

I've surfed in Stockholm, Vienna, Copenhagen, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Taipei, and hosted when I lived in NYC and Bangkok.


Food is number one. Beyond that, my interests are all over the place. Music, art, history, American football, psychology, philosophy, queer theory, Native American culture, Ancient Roman history, et al. Mostly food, though.

  • arts
  • culture
  • dining
  • beer
  • traveling
  • music
  • surfing
  • american football
  • soccer
  • history
  • psychology

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Brand New, Neutral Milk Hotel, Chvrches, Skrillex, Lana Del Rey, Swedish House Mafia, RAC, Sigur Rós, Frank Ocean, Sam Smith, Beyoncé, Rusko, Ellie Goulding, Taking Back Sunday, Diplo, Miley Cyrus, Kid Cudi, Lorde, Zedd, Nero, Lady Gaga, Blink 182, Kaskade, Nicki Minaj, Phoenix, Duke Dumont, Goldroom, The Knocks, The Kooks, Kill the Noise, One Direction, Kanye, Tune-Yards, Pretty Lights, Taylor Swift, Bastille, Animal Collective, Ke$ha, Deadmau5, Klingande, Adventure Club, Disclosure, M83, Britney Spears, Empire of the Sun, Jack Ü, Flux Pavillion, Ratatat, Wolfgang Gartner, Foster the People, Dirty Projectors, Calvin Harris, etc.

Movies: The Ring, It's a Wonderful Life, Oldboy, A Single Man, American Psycho, American Beauty, Evil Dead, Life is Beautiful, The Princess Bride, Up, Love Actually, Orphan, Dawn of the Dead, 28 Days Later, pretty much anything really sappy and/or horrifying.

Books: The Aeneid, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, My Cousin My Gastroenterologist, Consider the Lobster, The Stranger, The Millennium Trilogy, Society without God, Gender Trouble, A History of Sexuality

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach me a foreign language, I'll help you out with your English (I can try to help with your Italian, Latin, or Thai--but English is the safest bet). Ask me where to go in NYC or BKK. Tell me the best food you've ever eaten. I'll show you a small shrine hidden in Bangkok devoted to penises. Show me the coolest view of your city. I'll tell you my favorite ghost stories. Share your wifi password with me.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A good laugh? Profound words of wisdom? Booze?

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Macao, Mexico, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, Thailand, United States

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