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Overview

  • 4 References
  • Fluent in English; learning Arabic, Malay
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Student
  • BA International Studies
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

ABOUT ME

Graduated from Colorado State University (Fort Collins), where I embarked on a love affair with beer. Studied International Relations with minors in History and Political Science. Currently work in Software with a streaming company. Have lived in Colorado for over a decade now, and I love it. If you have anything specific, do ask me!

PHILOSOPHY

We don't have the time we think we do.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I was introduced by a friend who let me use his account to find accommodations in Morocco and the Spanish Enclaves. The people were awesome and it gave me a wider perspective on the places I visited.

Now, I can actually pay it back for that sweet, sweet karma. So I host travelers and get to hear their stories.

Interests

Working out and getting SWOLE!
Jiu Jitsu
Writing
Homebrewing and wine making (making beer and mead in my basement)
hiking and climbing
Cooking
organized sports, disorganized sports
Drinking alcohol and coffee

Music, Movies, and Books

This is seriously asking me to grab a handful of M&Ms and say which are my favorites.

Current book I'm reading: Child of God by Cormac McCarthy
Music: Kendrick Lamar's Pimp a Butterfly
TV: Final season of Mad Men

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Climbed the second highest peak in Africa.

Quit my jobs. All of them. I'm really good at quitting jobs to find better ones.

Teach, Learn, Share

To Teach:
Ruby
Ruby on Rails

Homebrewing
Trail Construction and Landscaping (hey, someone may legitimately ask)
Cooking

Would like to learn:
Arabic (learned it, but practice is always good)
Malay (my second language, but needs practice)
Spanish

Countries I’ve Visited

Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Mexico, Morocco, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, Western Sahara

Countries I’ve Lived In

Malaysia, United States

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