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To meet others, To see others and to Interact with the world
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I welcome visitors to crash on my couch.
Couchsurfed with a wonderful couple in Gothenberg, Sweden. Hosted visitors both in New York and Beijing.
Jacob: Playing the guitar, surfing, snowboarding, finding great live music, cycling, rock climbing
- live music
- rock climbing
- last minute travel
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: Bjork, Stereolab, The New Pornographers, Thom Yorke, Cibo Matto
Books: Anything by Noam Chomsky, Haruki Murakami (especially "Wind-Up Bird Chronicle"), Pico Iyer, travel literature, social science books
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Riding a construction elevator to the top of the unfinished new building for Beijing TV
Surfing up and down the west coast of the US
Savoring the slow pace of life in Marseille, France
Teach, Learn, Share
Don't overplan. Sometimes the most memorable moments come from missed trains or planes, last-minute change of plans, or taking advice from a total stranger.
Open yourself up. You never know what life-long friendships can develop when you travel.
Countries I’ve Visited
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
China, United States