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  • 11 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish, Swedish, Thai
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Backpacker, Nomad, Writer
  • BA- US History, Graduate- MBA
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About Me

I'm a 35 yr old American who, after an amazing trip to Thailand a few years ago, decided he needed to see the world. I quit my job and in July 2006, left Boston to see the world. I went around America, Europe, and Southeast Asia and Australia. I've been to over 75 countries. I love movies, writing, travel, food, swing dancing, good cocktails, and meeting people from around the world. I've been an active user of since I started traveling.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I use this site to meet people from around the world to learn more about how we all fit together as species. I've been to crazy concerts in Munich, family dinners in Denmark, and wine tastings in Napa because of this site. I love using it as a way to understand what local life is like in a place.


I am an author traveling the world and writing about the experience. Maybe you even read my blog! Ha!

I love being outdoors, politics, deep conversation, cooking, movies, books, and sitting in the park on a nice day.

Ohh and good drinks!

  • writing
  • books
  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • blogging
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • tourism
  • biking

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies - American Beauty, Usual Suspects, Into the Wild

Music - Taylor Swift, Zach Brown Band, Dave Matthews Band, Melody Gardot

Books - The Alchemist, The Beach, The Old Man and the Sea

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I saw Shamu kill Flipper in Alaska! It was a pretty crazy whale watching expedition!

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm not sure what this section means! :(

What I Can Share with Hosts

I cook and love to cook for all my hosts. Once, I was staying in Vienna, I shared with my hosts the wonderful American meal of a BLT. They never had one before. In their words, "it's so simple but so good!"

Bacon. Fostering cultural understanding since forever!

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belize, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Taiwan, Thailand, United States

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