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Quit my job. Traveling the world. livingexperimentblog.com
Like most folks on CS, I love getting to know different cultures, preferably by meeting the locals. I love trying different foods (I'm a vegetarian) and wine (in moderation!). I love to read and can waste whole weekends curled up with a good novel. Photography is my current artistic pursuit but I have much to learn! I meditate and (try to) work out regularly. I've been known to enjoy the occasional philosophical debate. I most recently lived in New York for 6 years with some months in Zurich, Switzerland. Before that I lived in Miami and Brazil.
Love is the answer.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I'm looking forward to meeting people and giving/getting travel tips. I've met some great people on CS, from locals and travelers to hosts. I haven't been able to host due to my current homeless status!
I got a tour of Lyon from the wonderful Chloe Chav and hung out with Brad Cossey and his crew in Iceland! I most recently spent 6 weeks with Val Pliskin taking the Trans-Siberian from Moscow through Mongolia down to Beijing.
Poetry, photography, art, theater, reading, YouTube.
- working out
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies - mostly independent/foreign language
Music - rock; folk; things played in Brooklyn. I'm going through a big Kings of Leon phase for some reason.
Books - so many, so little time! I'm always reading something...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Volunteering in Trinidad & Tobago was pretty unique.
Teach, Learn, Share
I know lots of funny YouTube channels so I can point you to those. I can teach basic photography or how to start a blog on Squarespace. I'm also versed in finance (finance-finance and personal finance) if anyone's wondering how that works, and I've helped some friends get out of debt. I'm also a pretty master packer, which I learned from my mom.
Countries I’ve Visited
Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Virgin Islands, British
Countries I’ve Lived In
Brazil, Switzerland, United States