Mandar Karnik's Photo

Unverified Profile

  • Payment not verified
  • Phone not verified
  • Government ID not verified
  • Address not verified

Wants to Meet Up

  • Last login 13 days ago

Join Couchsurfing to see Mandar’s full profile.

Overview

  • 1 reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi (Marāṭhī)
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2018
  • Business
  • PG Management
  • From Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

Hey CS wanderers,

I love traveling, exploring food, music and making new friends. In the past my corporate job and now my own start up business takes me places.

At the time of my first CS event experience in Hong Kong in 2018 l had met absolute strangers over food and drinks. It was one of the most exciting and enriching meetup I had.

I enjoy meeting people from diverse cultures. I have often met strangers and get surprised over conversations, that inspite of distinct upbringing and idealogies, people are quite similar.
I believe Cs and hosting brings up such amazing opportunities to gain from mutual knowledge, stories and experiences.

What to expect from me if I were to make a hosting request ?

1. I love food. And I kind of find it awkard to eat alone. Will be happy to grab a meal together when at your place.I can cook for survival only!
2. I can assure your place is tidy during my stay.
3. My travel schedule can be erratic at times, hence I could show up early or late on rare occasions. Pls excuse.
______
I cannot host , however I will be keen for a meetup or spin in Mumbai if our mutual schedule permits.

What to expect from me when I am hosting/meeting up ?

I am a foodies and good conversationist.
Hopefully I can give you a slice of Indian culture and even make some wise travel suggestions or step out for a coffee or meal.

In my prior corporate job, I have travelled extensively across more than 80 Indian cities, big or small. Hence, I kind of know Indian landscape better. On the funny side, I have had some silly travel goof ups in India and abroad to share :)

I also advise new entrepreneurs to kick start their businesses in my free time. Will be happy to share some pointers as starters for those who wish to unleash their entreprenurial talents.

Cheers,

Mandar

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I have never done CS before, but look forward to meeting people from diverse backgrounds and cultures hoping to gain new perspectives. I think each person is so uniquely shaped by his or her distinct background and that’s what makes meeting new people so exciting.

Interests

  • pets
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • food
  • people

Music, Movies, and Books

All kinds of music, especially rock and pop. Big fan of Bryan Adams, Pink Floyd, Eagles, Sia, GnR,

All animated movies, Madagascar, finding Nemo, Big Hero

Cast Away, ConAir,
Prison Break Series
Breaking Bad

Books
Future shock
Good To Great

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach you English
Cook some scrambled eggs.
Have engaging conversations.
Share some insight on doing any type of business and be an Entrepreneur.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I am quite tidy and organised when it comes to my belongings.
Share my life stories and listen to yours.
House Chores
I can cook (basic)

Countries I’ve Lived In

India

Join Couchsurfing to see Mandar’s full profile.