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  • 11 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning German, Spanish
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Communications specialist and environmentalist
  • M.A., International Relations
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About Me


Seeking and learning


I'm realistically optimistic and believe in spontaneity and creativity as powerful tools for a meaningful and happy existence.

I work currently as a consultant for the United Nations, focusing specifically on environmental policy and best practices.


War is the greatest failure of mankind.

"Half the people can be part right all of the time,
and some of the people can be alright part of the time,
but all the people can't be all right, all of the time.
I think Abraham Lincoln said that.
I'll let you be in my dream, if I can be in yours..
and I said that."

If you believe in peace, act peacefully; if you believe in love, acting lovingly; if you believe every which way, then act every which way, that's perfectly valid – but don't go out trying to sell your beliefs to the system. You end up contradicting what you profess to believe in, and you set a bum example. If you want to change the world, change yourself.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Enjoying interesting conversations and visiting new places.


Awareness, environmental issues, laughing, discovering culture, cooking, frisbee, contemplating our existence, climbin' a tree or a mountain, playing guitar and banjo, singing, photography, poetry, writing, friends, the longest hour of the day, rain, nature.

  • culture
  • writing
  • poetry
  • singing
  • photography
  • acting
  • cooking
  • working out
  • guitar

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Tzigane, Gypsy Jazz, Jazz, Funk, Reggae, Punk, some pop, Hip-hop, Bluegrass, Old time, Classic Rock, Polka, Classical, Folk, some Alt Rock, Ska, World Music, some Tech, Vocal and Acoustic

Teach, Learn, Share

Life is happening. We'd like everything to work out the way that gives us the most, but things work out the way they will, and your attitude and perspective means everything.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, France, United States

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