Jim Hanusek

Orlando, Florida, United States

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About Me


gibb, fib & ad-lib


I try and keep my life and all around me as positive as possible. Surround myself w/ smart, witty, funny, outgoing people that are always challenging me. I'm into all sorts of music, sports, art, people, travel and the ocean.


I did it to do it.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Mostly host in the States, UAE, Peru, Africa...just meeting new people.


Hosting, some surfing and meeting all sorts of people.


Music - I enjoy sharing and being introduced to all kinds of music; rap, reggie, indie, trance, house, acoustic, rock, bubble gum pop, old school country, disco, Always going to concerts and show and any types of live music, I'm in. Also love playing any instrument I can get my hands on eventhough I suck or even a microphone or a stage and I'll start rap'n rap'n rap'n

Sport - Into watching/playing American Football, basketball, baseball, surfing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, rugby, running, golf, swimming, tennis, squash, Gaelic Football, was even a member of the Abu Dhabi Aussie Football Team, anything that will burn all this extra energy God gave me.

Outdoors - Up for anything to get me outside, treks, hikes, scuba dives, bikes, walking, beach, fishing, kick'n it by a pool, naps in a hammock, I'm in the construction biz so I spend a bit of time outdoors.

Ocean/Beach - I was born and raise on the beach and it's hard to live too far from it, so I try not to.

Travel - The thing to me about traveling that means the most are the people. A few years back when I started this crazy thing call Couchsurfing I never imagined I'd meet so many unbelievable people from all over the world. At that time I had never left the Northern Hemisphere and after I had these experiences with these people it felt as if I need to get out there and create my own stories and experiences, which was probably one of the main reasons I uprooted and now living the traveling, expat life.

Parties/Bars - I like having a few brews, listen to tunes and chat with good people at any venue. Not afraid to have a party, be the party or crash a party. Love me a dive bar, cold brew, pool table and jukebox.

Family & Friends - These are the people that make life worth living. Words can't describe how fortunate I am to have the most unbelievable friends and the greatest most loving family. It pains me to be so far away but I think about them often and cherish the time I will see them next.

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES/TV: Like all sorts, top rated Jaws, Back to the Future, Shawshank Redemption, The Beach, Goonies, Rudy, Office Space, Caddyshack, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Bruster's Million, Entourage, Globe Trekker, ESPN, Chopped, Intervention, 60 Minutes. Also Make my own travel videos on vimeo, check it out...http://www.vimeo.com/user832189

MUSIC: My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses, Phantogram, MGMT, Andrew Bird, Lupe Fiasco, J5, Lil'Wayne, ATB, Thievery Corp, Citizen Cope, Ryan Adams, Fleet Foxes, Ray LaMontange, Dirty Vegas, Neko Case, Cat Power, Helio Sequence, Sigur Ros, Faunts, Frank Sinatra, Radiohead, Sublime, Wu Tang, 2Pac, B.I.G, Younger Brother, Florence & The Machine, Discovery, Real Estate...

BOOKS: I'll read it if it comes highly recommended. Just finished "West of Jesus" by Steven Kotler.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done


Teach, Learn, Share

visited 39 states (17.3%)Create your own visited map of The World or Free android travel guide

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Guinea, Peru, United Arab Emirates, United States

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