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Overview

  • 3 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • Unspecified age, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Student
  • Undergraduate degree in politics. Returning to the UK to ...
  • From Glasgow
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To avoid the tourist trail. To meet real people and hear their stories

ABOUT ME

I am on the last leg of a giant world tour which has seen me travel across Asia (including Vietnam, China and Camobodia, work in Australia for 3 months and visit New Zealand and Fiji. I am an easy going, amusing Scottish guy who is friendly, outgoing and enjoys meeting new people

PHILOSOPHY

I believe that you should work hard and play hard. Additionally, you should treat people you would like them to treat you.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

This is my first time couchsurfing.

Interests

Music, movies, travel, reading, skiing, soccer

  • dancing
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • skydiving
  • skiing
  • soccer

Music, Movies, and Books

Have just finished a book by Kazuo Ishiguro. Am big fan of Franz Kafka. In terms of movies, like all genres, though have a soft spot for gangster flicks (Once upon a Time in America being one of my all time favourites) Have eclectic taste in music, ranging from rock, to jazz (I used to play the saxophone) and back to classical.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Skydiving, at 15,000 feet over Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach people some cultural Scottish gems such as highland dancing and funny Scottish words.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Belize, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Fiji, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, United Kingdom, United States

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