Justin Leahey

Cambridge, MA, USA

Justin Leahey

Cambridge, MA, USA

Wants to Meet Up

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  • Wannabe writer
  • Too beaucoup
  • From Boston, USA
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About Me


Live it!


I'm an aspiring writer who loves traveling and meeting new people.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I haven't been very active in the last year, but I'd like to change that. In the past I've surfed a lot of couches, met a bunch of great people, and hosted a few awesome surfers too!


Only good ones!

My guests:
Annika and Joerg, Toni and Jan, Marta and Natalia, Elena and Marina, Maren

My hosts:
Magda, Stephan, Inna, Luisa and Jurek, Liam, Kasia, Anna


Traveling, reading, writing, history, Ultimate Frisbee, swimming, camping, backpacking, long conversations with interesting people about just about any topic, preferably over coffee or some good beer!

Music, Movies, and Books

Authors: James Ellroy (I'm obsessed with his books, having read LA Confidential at least 25 times, no exaggeration), Jonathan Franzen, Phillip Kerr, Raymond Chandler, John Le Carre, Thomas Hardy, Charles Dickens, TC Boyle, Chuck Palahniuk, Bret Easton Ellis, Tom Wolfe, Siegfried Sassoon, Philip K. Dick, Norman Mailer, Philip Roth,

Movies: Drive, Goodfellas, Unforgiven, The Big Lebowski, Hot Fuss, anything directed by Wes Anderson

Music: everything from John Coltrane to The Beach Boys to Guns N Roses to The XX to Class Actress to Neon Indian

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Watched the sun burn away the fog over the city of Lisbon, from the Castle of St. Jorge. Beautiful!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can answer just about any question you have on modern and contemporary German and Central European history. Or at least I'm supposed to be able to ;-)

What I Can Share with Hosts

Now back in my hometown, I can show you all the cool places in Cambridge and Somerville. (But don't ask me anything about Boston: as a true Cantabridgian, you have to drag me kicking and screaming across the river! :-P )

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Germany, Russian Federation, United States

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