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Overview

  • 4 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Thai
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Traveler, Teacher
  • American Teaching License, BA English, TESOL
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To see the world and meet people.

ABOUT ME

I'm a pretty laid back person I suppose. I love travel and new experiences. My biggest hobbies are playing guitar, basketball, chess and american politics.

PHILOSOPHY

Enjoy life. Treat others well. Love and be loved.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

eh, I'm always so last minute when I travel I usually just end up meeting for coffee. I've offered a couch before but due to living in bubble-fuck-nowhere, USA I got no takers.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I stayed with a chill girl Gabriel in Nanning, China a month or two ago. pretty good time- we stole beer from a japanese restaurant ate street food lost and found my bag.

Interests

guitar, basketball, chess, american politics(don't worry I'm progressive!), funny shit, understanding what happens in the meadow at dusk....

  • dining
  • beer
  • coffee
  • running
  • politics
  • chess
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • guitar
  • basketball

Music, Movies, and Books

I love a lot of kinds of music. Folk is great, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash exc. I like anything I can play on the guitar. Hemingway and Fitzgerald are 2 of my favorite authors. Vonnagut is great too. funny funny funny stuff

As for movies, from facebook: Batman: The Dark Knight, The Pineapple Express, Casablanca, Rushmore, The Life Aquatic, The Big Labowski, Forrest Gump, Good Will Hunting, Dumb and Dumber, Groundhog Day, I Heart Huckabees, Biloxi Blues, The Man Who Knew Too Little, Lost In TranslationTranslation, American Beauty, The Shawshank Redemption, Life as a House, Fight Club, American History X, Blow, Raiders of the Lost Ark, , Saved, Braveheart, Seven years in Tibet, Dazed and Confused. Oh and, Weekend at Bernie's 2.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

One time with some friends we went down the Hudson River with just our bathingsuits, sandals and a lifejacket. It was a great time with periods of high addrenalin pumping when going through rapids and peaceful periods just floating along. I think if I had to have one day stuck on repeat that day would be in the running.

-Recently, I swam (or "swum") with elephants!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach English, basic guitar and basic chess strategy.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Laos, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Spain, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Thailand, United States

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