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Overview

  • 94 references 79 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 42, Other
  • Member since 2007
  • Computers, Massage, Coaching
  • College, High School, Certifications, Continuing Education
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To meet wonderful people around the world hosting and traveling

ABOUT ME

We are a married couple. We enjoy travel and opening our home to others. We have friends over for dinner and cook outs either in our back yard or a nearby park. We have had friends, family, and CSers stay over on our couch.

PHILOSOPHY

Immerse yourself in life.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

We have hosted over 60 times and surfed on 7 trips to Canada, Ireland/UK, France/Spain/Portugal, Israel/Jordan, India, and the US well as few other times for conferences. We have also met up with a other CSers while traveling and in the Philadelphia area.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

One of us couch surfed Hawaii for half a year. The other has stayed on friends couches. We have enjoyed trips to Montreal, Ireland, and the U.K. through couch surfing. A wonderful way to travel and meet new people.
visited 38 states (76%)

Interests

Hiking, Biking, Travel Photography, Home Video Production, writing, entrepreneurship.

  • culture
  • writing
  • photography
  • cooking
  • yoga
  • technology
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • hang gliding
  • entrepreneurship

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Great Expectations, The Giver, Chesapeake, Ishmael, Stranger in a Strange Land, Petite Prince, You Can't Get It 'cause You've Already Got It, Abundant Magical Lives
Movies: The Secret
Music: Damien Rice, Beatles, BT, Vast

Here's a short movie Jason made of our 10 day travels to Ireland and the UK September 2008. During our Ireland UK adventure we stayed with four different, friendly, generous CS hosts one in Dublin, Chester, Belfast and back in Dublin again. Enjoy our movie. http://vimeo.com/1830071.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Ruth - Hang Gliding 1500 feet above Outer Banks, NC, USA.
Jason - Biked across state of Pennsylvania, USA
Both - Have our own businesses.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach - Couples Massage, Integrating Technology, Five Rites Yoga, Scripting for Success
Learn - Culture, Language
Share - Ideas, Experiences

What I Can Share with Hosts

We'll share travel stories, meals (we cook too), and will help out with chores as well. We consider our guests and hosts part of our extended family and treat them as such. You'll receive our utmost appreciation for making your home our home-away-from-home. Thanks!

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Palestine, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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