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  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Swahili
  • 36, Other
  • Member since 2011
  • Teacher, Accountant, Volunteer, Peace campaigner, music l...
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  • From Manchester, UK
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About Me


See the world and meet its people


Me and my girlfriend Helen are travelling the world on a career break having sold our house and cars and left our lives behind. Once we are done travelling on this trip we plan to head to Melbourne is Oz to work and hopefully save up a bit of cash to keep travelling for a while longer. If not we will head back to the UK and start again.

I am an accountant at home and am really into cars, football and food. I had 4 cars in two years before we came away, my favourite being a Golf mark 1 GTI convertible. I support Wigan but follow most teams in the Premiership. I love to make homemade pizza and curries and even have some spices from India in my travelling backsack!

Helen is an English teacher and has a passion for working with young people and empowerment through education on a global scale. She's an active volunteer; an EC member for a UK charity Volunteer Action for Peace and also loves cooking and red wine!


To learn new stuff and enjoy it!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We are brand new to coach surfing - cant wait to get surfing!!!


Travelling (who isn't), music, reading, scuba diving, cooking, blogging, debating, learning, teaching, participating

  • education
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • red wine
  • coach
  • reading
  • traveling
  • cars
  • blogging
  • music
  • surfing
  • scuba diving
  • soccer
  • golf
  • teaching
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Kill Bill
Terminator 2
The Beach
28 Days Later
The Burbs

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

A lion post-hunt in the Serengeti
The sunset over the Taj Mahal
A turtle floating in the Pacific Ocean

Teach, Learn, Share

People with a wide view of the world who have had some experience travelling, learning new things, questioning the world and are open minded and non-prejudiced.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Malaysia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom

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