John Commare's Photo

Partially Verified

  • Payment verified
  • Phone not verified
  • Government ID not verified
  • Address not verified

Not Accepting Guests

  • Last login 14 days ago

Join Couchsurfing to see John’s full profile. It’s free!


  • 34 References 18 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Traveling ATM
  • Graduated University
  • From Chicago, IL
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

Grew up in Chicago and then moved to NYC after uni. I wanted to be an actor, but then I was just working in restaurants. Finally by the grace of the wonderful universe a friend helped me get into TV and Film, I started working behind the scenes as member of many art department crews. We would build sets, rig, set props, dress sets, and eat a lot of "crafty". NYC changed before my very eyes, and so did I moved out and traveled Australia. As of now I'm in New Zealand, traveling, working odd jobs, and figuring out what makes me the most happy. So far its: Guitar, good food, woodworking/building, hiking, warm weather, the ocean, funk music, kind but crazy and artful souls, and good coffee...

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To meet good people and share experiences. Also to get some insider views of new places that typical tourists don't usually know about:)


Language, music, art, philosophy, conversation, sports, more

  • arts
  • acting
  • dining
  • cooking
  • coffee
  • tv
  • traveling
  • music
  • guitar
  • hiking
  • sports

Music, Movies, and Books

Too many.

Tropic of Cancer - Miller
Jailbird - Vonnegut
100 Years of Solitude - Gabo
I'm also in Ancient Human Culture and History

Astor Piazzolla, The Beatles, Stones, Tame Impala, Chili Peppers, James Brown, Old Skool Tina Turner, Santana, Wu-Tang, De La Soul, Kendrik Lamar, Outkast....and more

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Dived the Great Barrier Reef

Teach, Learn, Share

All of the above

What I Can Share with Hosts

Good times all around, I like to cook too.

Countries I’ve Visited

Aruba, Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Laos, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Spain, Thailand, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, New Zealand, United States

Old School Badges

  • Vouches
    1 Vouch
  • Pioneer
    Pioneer Badge

Join Couchsurfing to see John’s full profile. It’s free!