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See as much of the world as I can in an attempt to figure out exactly where "home" might be.
I'm back in the suburbs Maryland, after having lived in Boston for three years and Madrid, Spain for two. Needless to say, I'm not thrilled to be back, but I'm having a hard time committing to where I'll go next (though I keep coming back to New Zealand). So, I'm trying to figure it out.
My philosophy all comes back to the mindset that every person can alter the direction of your life in some way, if you're open enough to let them. That, coupled with the fact that my job is entirely remote, allows me to once again go travel around the country (and countries of surrounding time zones) to find the people and places that I'd like to perhaps eventually call home.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
It's been a while since I've properly participated, to be honest. I've been slacking since moving back to Annapolis, but as I'm working to make 2016 a year of adventures, I need to get my butt back in gear.
I used to attend events in the Boston area. However, most of my CS experiences come in the form of meeting up over coffee with travelers passing through. I've met some great people so far. I have actually CSed in Reykjavik; that whole trip was incredible and speaks to the beauty of this site.
Wandering around without maps. Sunshine. Snow. Grey skies. Vast green fields with blue skies above. Lyrics. People-watching in airports. Making sarcastic comments (also known as snarking). Cooking. Beer/wine/booze in general. Boneless buffalo wings.
I'm pretty low maintenance, and pretty easily interested.
Music, Movies, and Books
Love Actually, Pride and Prejudice, Parking Lot Movie, Black Swan, Spanish Apartment, Crash, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Up, Amor Es Perros
Mumford and Sons, Noah and the Whale, Bon Iver, Ben Howard, Daughter, Hozier.
The Geography of Bliss.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Walked across the Charles Bridge (Praha) during sunrise with my best friend. It was just one of the most surreal moments.
Trekked across a frozen pond/stepping stones in the snow to find a hidden 3 person hot spring in the middle of Iceland.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach you to make a mean red curry.
What I Can Share with Hosts
My overall sunshiney personality. Silly drinking stories. Endless expressions.
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Montenegro, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Spain, United States