John Stelling

Boston, MA, United States

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  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Bambara, German, Russian
  • 52, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Doctor/Traveler
  • MD, MPH
  • From Long Island, New York
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About Me


See the world and try to do some good


Friendly guy, travel for work, met a lot of amazing people. Started with the Peace Corps in West Africa and kept going from there, work in public health. Physician, gay guy, into triathlons/marathons - just did Ironman Loisville!

Away a lot for work, so I might not be in Boston when you're looking for a couch, but let me know your dates, and I can let you know whether I will be around or not.
Next up - Lyon, Geneva, Frankfurt, Barcelona.
Later: Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Denmark, Philippines


Long-term interests have always been travel/cultures/languages/history.
Recently got into triathlons, marathons, mud runs - pushing limits. Next big up challenge - Laugavegur Ultramarathon in Iceland.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Peace Corps in Mali
Incredible people in every corner of the world

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Antarctica, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mali, Switzerland, United States

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