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DUBLINICATION

Astoria, New York, United States

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Overview

  • 27 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, German, Irish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Attorney (immigration, asylum, gener...
  • School (finished) & Life (unending)
  • From Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Experience & Share

ABOUT ME

After living and working in Asia for the last 8 years (teacher, student, then professional) I made the move to North America last year to experience a new continent.

I'm an easy going person who likes to laugh a lot and I enjoy having new experiences and meeting new people. Life is here to be lived and my perspectives are constantly evolving, mostly thanks to the people I meet.

PHILOSOPHY

Equanimity!!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Host when I can, go for coffee/drinks as much as possible and generally spread the word about CS to people I meet.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've Hosted in Ireland, Hong Kong and China and surfed in France, Italy, Taiwan, Austria, Yemen, Ethiopia, Dem Rep Congo, Lebanon, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Oman and HK.

Interests

Traveling, Keeping fit and running, Photography, Writing

Music, Movies & Books

Music - Dylan, Beatles, Beach Boys, Springsteen, Simon & Garfunkel, K'naan Zipso, Mashups Books - virtually anything Movies - Some movies I've recently liked are The Wind that shakes the Barley, Beat the Drum, Chungking Express, The Departed

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I used to have a pre-CS story here but I can honestly say that now the most amazing things I've done and seen are related to CS. Arriving in Yemen not knowing a soul and 12 hours later be sitting around a bonfire at a party at the U.S. embassy. Waking up with the roosters in a small village on the outskirts of Addis Ababa. Climbing through a barb wire fence to sneak into the ruins in Hezbollah controlled Baalbek. Sharing stories over vodka in Iraq, Thanks to CS I've had experiences I never would otherwise have had.

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Botswana, Cambodia, Canada, China, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Guam, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Republic of, Kuwait, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Monaco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

China, Ireland, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, United States

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