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Jonathan Sarno

New York, NY, United States

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Overview

  • 5 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 106, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Investigative Journalist, Filmmaker ...
  • University of Pennsylvania, Yale Sch...
  • From New York City
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

My mission is to eventually visit every country in the world:-)

ABOUT ME

I receive allot of requests daily, mainly because my apartment is very well located in Manhattan. and I try to get back to everyone
Keep in mind in making your request that Couch Surfing is not a free hostel/hotel but an opportunity to make friends and meet interesting people from all over the world. I ask that you stay 2 nights at the minimum, and 4 nights maximum, but it can be more if we really get along.

PHILOSOPHY

"Don't ask what a person has done. Ask where a person has been"

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've done a CS house swap NYC for Montevideo, Uruguay and it was a great experience. And I hosted several times. Hope to do some more hosting when I'm in NYC. but I do travel allot - 42 countries so far. My goal is to eventually travel to all 200 + countries in the world, at least the one's that are not in war zones.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

As far as being a CS guest I haven't done that yet. Usually when I travel I stay at hostels, as it's the best way to meet fellow travelers. Perhaps in the future I will CS as a guest.This is the best way to meet locals.

Interests

Investigative journalism, filmmaking, hanging out with friends, starting online businesses and traveling, traveling, traveling....

Music, Movies & Books

My favorite movies are:

Chinatown
Citizen Kane
All the President's Men
Blood Diamonds
Schindler's List

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Lived with a tribe in Sierra Leone, Africa
Directed three feature films - listed on IMDB.COM & Amazon. Search my name.
Spent several months in Cartagena, Colombia, my favorite place.
Have a novel "The Plants are Watching" , currently selling on Amazon.com, based on a feature movie I directed The Kirlian Witness

Teach, Learn, Share

I founded the iPhone boot Camps, workshops that teach iPhone application development. So far the workshops have had 2,000 students in the UK, USA, Canada and Australia.

I'm fortunate because I earn my living on the internet and can put these workshops together wherever I am so I can travel as much as possible.

Countries I've Visited

Anguilla, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Haiti, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Poland, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Sierra Leone, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, France, Turkey, United States, Uruguay

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