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  • 98 references 74 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Japanese, Spanish; learning Arabic (Egypt), Thai
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • TV Producer
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • From Chicago, IL, USA
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About Me

A former producer for a Japanese TV network.
Left the job to start my OWN thing, a YouTube channel combining TRAVEL and HUMOR.

It's called "Explicit Explorers" and you can check it out here:


Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Why would I NOT be on Couchsurfing? That's a better question.

(Also because people who don't Couchsurf are LOSERS and I'M NOT A LOSER!)


  • writing
  • acting
  • partying
  • flying
  • video games
  • traveling
  • podcasts
  • karaoke
  • martial arts
  • rock climbing
  • languages
  • creative writing
  • wwe

Music, Movies, and Books

Okay, some movies I like: Battle Royale, City of God, Wall-E, Sin City, Memento, Run Lola Run, Tron Legacy, Amelie, Baraka, Event Horizon, The Naked Gun, Clerks, Spirited Away, Big Trouble in Little China... and then some weird movies which I'm not going to mention here

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done


Teach, Learn, Share

Yes, I enjoy all three.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A good laugh... The BEST laugh. Fuck that---THE GREATEST TIME OF YOUR LIFE

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Laos, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

Colombia, Japan, Peru, Thailand, Ukraine, United States, Viet Nam

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