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About me? I'm Canadian, and proud of it! I'm a hockey player -no not all of us are :). I'm an Engineer and currently pursuing entrepreneurship.
I caught the traveling bug in 2009 after living/working in Galway, Ireland and traveling to Croatia. In Ireland I worked at the university and fell in love with the people. In Croatia I traveled along the Dalmatian Coast from Zadar to Dubrovnik. Both experiences were amazing.
After graduating in 2011, I set-out for a new adventure around Europe visiting Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Czech Republic. Spending 1.5 months (of 3 months total) in France I walked and hitch-hiked around the country meeting some amazing people every step of the way!
I try to travel every August. In 2012 I traveled around Romania and Bulgaria, and a week in Istanbul, Turkey. In 2013 I traveled around Slovakia, Montenegro, Serbia, and a few days in Budapest, Hungary.
I like walking around new environments, meeting new people, and making some good memories.
Maybe I should have put this at the top.. but I am a very loyal and trustworthy person. I get along with, and enjoy talking to all people!
As you can see, I'm quite the linguist. I've mastered both Canadian and United States English - no simple feat. I'm working on understanding Aussi's, Brit's and the like but its a difficult task ;). Nah, but in all seriousness I'm getting pretty good with guessing the region someone is from after hearing a couple sentences.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
THIS summer (2012) my goal is to surf some people in July and do some surfing in August when I'm traveling Romania, Bulgaria, and Turkey!
My greatest hobby/passion is ice hockey, I've been playing for almost 20 years now. I play forward and alternate between Centre and Wing.
Music, Movies, and Books
Well, its not my favorite movie, but I recently watched "In Bruges," and I thought it was pretty good. I was told it was a good idea to watch it before I traveled to Bruges.
Favorite band is Kings of Leon. I like all sorts of music. Recently I've been listening to country on the radio.
I read books from the "Very Short Introductions" series when I'm feeling inclined to learn. Also, I've recently been reading Philip Roth books. The content of his books is so fitting given the friend who directed me towards his work hahaha.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Slept on the stairs of the Sea Organ, near the Salut to the Sun, in Croatia - one of many amazing things seen/done
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Ireland, Mexico, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In