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  • 5 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Italian
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Botanist (I get to hike all over California in search of ...
  • Masters in biology
  • From Sacramento, CA, USA
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About Me


Save the native plants!


Outdoor adventurer - love me some outdoor sports, like trail running, road/mt. biking, kayaking, backpacking, etc. Also really into learning about the natural world, particularly the plants, in the areas where I like to do all that fun stuff. I also love languages and learning about different cultures - wish I spoke more than just a few of them! Also into home brewing, gardening, cooking, and carpentry. I live with my boyfriend and our other roommate in Oaklnad

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


My boyfriend and roommate also has a profile, but we have separate profiles for times when we travel separately. We like to occasionally host folks in our house in Oakland (about once or twice a month for a few days at a time). When we're traveling, we're usually either camping, staying with couchsurfers, or other friends.


I'm pretty new to couchsurfing - been doing it a few times with the boyfriend, but figured I should create my own profile finally for times when we travel separately. So far I've hosted a few surfers at my place in Oakland, and stayed with surfers on our recent trip to Italy. I've also hosted a couple of bikepacking groups from warmshowers.com


Backpacking, camping, cycling, bikepacking, botany, gardening, beer brewing, languages (German and Italian... hopefully Spanish soon).

  • cooking
  • beer
  • running
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • backpacking
  • kayaking
  • camping
  • adventure races
  • trail running
  • sports
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Not a big fan of picking favorites...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Biked across Europe from Italy to Norway right after I got out of college.

What I Can Share with Hosts

All depends on how busy I am. Might be able to show you around Oakland a bit, take you to our community garden, go out for beers, or just hang out.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Denmark, Italy, Norway, Sweden

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, United States

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