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Greg Manwelyan

Waltham, MA, United States

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Overview

  • 20 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Russian
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • law clerk and student
  • Candidate for Juris Doctor 2014, Bac...
  • From Boston, Massachusetts, US
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To run away from America :-P

ABOUT ME

I used to travel a lot, but not so much since going back to school in 2011.
Just living day to day and dreaming about traveling some more.
I worked as a paralegal on the weekdays and at a liquor store on the weekends (got to save up money for more adventures)- but now in law school.

Travel wise: I am excited to do the city thing and the crunchy hiking thing too. Really not planning to much, I going to see where the winds take me... hopefully close to the beach

PHILOSOPHY

I couldn't wait for success, so I went on ahead without it

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

While i was traveling- i was all about the CS scene... partys, gatherings, hosting, surfing etc...

But back home i've found myself usually to busy to participate... i gotta free up some time and dive back into the scene

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Ive met dozens of surfers during my travels... surfed some myself and have been trying to host when i can

Update- it sounds silly, but in bangkok after partying and dancing, i have "hosted" people by having them come back to my guesthouse room to sleep. One night i had 4 cs friends and myself all on the bed (a double)- except i think one person couldnt sleep and left :-P

Interests

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, chess, biking, hiking, sports, socializing , and good conversations/arguments.

I am a huge animal lover- but in no way a vegetarian...

Fun times with fun people... sometimes even at fun places!

Music, Movies & Books

VERY OUTDATED, I CUT/PASTE THIS FROM MY OLD FACEBOOK PROFILE circa 2007.

Favorite Music:
Marley, Sublime, Cash, Nas, pink floyd, outkast, allman brothers, and lots of other randomness

Favorite TV Shows:
Family guy, south park, scrubs, daily show, colbert report, sportcenter, PTI, sopranos, curb your enthusiasm, king of the hill, Law & Order (SVU-CI), flip this house, history channel lineup, MXC, ninja warrior, News...

Favorite Movies:
Zoolander, the incredibles, fear and loathing, trainspotting, dodgeball, bloodsport, finding nemo,

Favorite Books:
one flew over the cuckoos nest, zen & the art of motorcycle repair, Juiced, Master And Margarita, Rum Diaries

One Amazing Thing I've Done

... we can talk about this when we meet for coffee :-)

Teach, Learn, Share

I would be more than happy to help anyone practice their conversational English or Russian...
besides that i can teach elementary Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (i have only been studying bjj for a few years)
Or we can just relax with some tea and play chess

I am very open to learn a lot from the people i will meet :-D

Countries I've Visited

Cambodia, Canada, Costa Rica, Israel, Laos, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Russian Federation, United States

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