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  • 185 References 105 Confirmed & Positive
  • Ambassador
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Hawaiian, Swedish
  • 52, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Building Technician
  • school of hard knocks
  • From HI, USA
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About Me

We decline 90% of the very many couch requests we receive every day for very simple reasons:

ALL the people in your group need to have a CS profile or you need to be sharing one.

If you send us a couch request and get a generic declined message, it is because you obviously didn't bother to read our couch ADDITIONAL INFO or that you did and you just don't care, which is why we will not host you. We are not a free hotel, neither are we your mothers. Otherwise, we are generally nice hosts :)


i'm just trying to past the time, from birth to death, without hurting anyone.


just your typical carbon based life form, trying make sense out of my existence.

And yes, i have ZERO tolerance for those who would take advantage of other people.


Argue for your limitations and sure enough, they're yours- Richard Bach

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm here to help break down barriers, one couch at a time.


i mainly host and meet up with travellers to show them the less touristy side of Sweden.

i have been a Hawaii city and US country amb, nomadic amb, a country amb for Sweden, Örebro city amb and am currently an ambassador in Stockholm.




conservation biology, nature, photography, sunsets, moon rises, massage, kavakava, food, beer, wine, meeting people, chess, archery, kayaking, bouldering, backpacking, hiking, camping
Lately, i have been checking out all the old viking/iron age ruins and doing urban exploration.
Archery has become a new hobby in our household :)

Music, Movies, and Books

i like Indie and Foreign films, documentaries, silly movies, and anything that takes my mind off reality. We have recently gotten into Game of Thrones.

all types of music, especially music that can be played around a campfire, folk, indie/alt

my eyes are going bad but i like travel/nature/science books. one of my favorite books is Illusions by Richard Bach

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

lava surfing anyone?

Teach, Learn, Share

i used to (and maybe can still) teach: chess, survival skills, CouchSurfing skills, real estate investing, and being one with nature.

i am very interested to learn about plants and animals and picking mushrooms. i would also like to learn swedish folk dances.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I always bring lots of Aloha. Sometimes i have kavakava, if you have aches, then i can help with massage. I am happy to cook, wash dishes, and do some handywork around the house.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Sweden, United States

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