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Jesse Armstrong

New York, NY, United States

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Overview

  • 32 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Korean
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Airline Pilot
  • Wikipedia, mostly
  • From Providence, Rhode Island
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

travel, eat, drink, party, wash, rinse, repeat

ABOUT ME

A lot of adjectives.. some including - adventurous, spontaneous, sarcastic, witty, laid back, but also eccentric, and somewhat dependable and honest.

I'm really uncertain what life is all about, but to me, at this moment it's about eating and drinking my way around the world and meeting people and learning about cultures. I wish to live every day like Anthony Bourdain

I don't believe in karma, destiny or what-if's but I do believe in morals and paying it forward

PHILOSOPHY

I'm not an expert on the places I go, I'm not an authority. I'm a visitor, a traveler, an enthusiast. Travel isn't alway pretty, it isn't always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, and it can even break your heart... but that's okay. The journey changes you... it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your heart, on your consciousness, and on your body. You take something with you, and hopefully you leave something good behind.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

meeting, surfing and hosting of course

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My CS experience is growing month by month!A short list of places I have been hosted/met someone from CS/or attended a CS meetup..Paris - October - December 2008Brooklyn - January 2009Montreal - March 2009Buenos Aires - April 2009Australia - April 2009Seattle - June 2009Barcelona - July 2009Tokyo - August 2009Seoul - Sept/Oct 2009Hong Kong - November 2009Seoul - December 2009Taipei - January 2010Seoul - February 2010Paris - February 2010Berlin - March 2010Seoul - September 2010Bangkok - February 2011Singapore - March 2011Seoul - September 2011Beijing - March 2012Seoul - September 2012Taipei - Sep-Oct 2012Seoul March 2013Portland/Seattle September 2013Next Stop:.... not sure.. where?! lets hang out!!

Interests

traveling, photography, eating, drinking, dancing, party rocking, people watching, spicy soups, languages, cultures and cat videos on youtube.

Music, Movies & Books

music: and in no order...

Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Kevin Devine, The Miracle of 86, Discovery, Say Anything, Brand New, Matt and Kim, 80's one hit wonders, Journey, Coheed and Cambria, Girl Talk, Elliott Smith, Rufus Wainwright, Cursive, Two Gallants, Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins, The Stills, The Strokes, music you can move to!

Just don't be quick to judge me by my music!!

books: I read more maps than books

One Amazing Thing I've Done

over 150 cities in over 20 different countries on 5 continents... and counting! for an american, that's not too bad!

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Republic of, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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