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Bring a year of retirement forward and travel Asia/S. America
Born and raised in Ohio, foreign exchanged in Switzerland, studied Nanotechnology at Cornell, built computer chips for Intel, and now work in manufacturing operations consulting.
I travel whenever possible and am currently taking a year off of work to travel Asia and S. America. I've been to about 40 countries so far and am hungry for more!
In addition to traveling, I love photography, flying airplanes (Cessna 172s), and golf.
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I would love to meet locals while couch surfing abroad and also hang out with like-minded people locally.
Last experience was meeting some amazing hosts in Belgium and the Netherlands
Flying (I have a private pilot's license in a Cessna 172)
Being a nerd
(Photography goes great with traveling!)
Music, Movies, and Books
Atlas Shrugged, Mindset, The Happiness Advantage, Hunger Games, Top Gun, Old School, Zoolander, Shawshank Redemption
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Flying in the Grand Canyon
Teach, Learn, Share
Professionally, I enjoy making processes more efficient. (that's what I do as an operations management consultant)
I get a kick out of making even little things as efficient as possible (for example my airport security routine...)
Countries I’ve Visited
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, Switzerland, United States