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Hello, my name is Matt! I am anticipating an incredible 90 day journey through Europe this coming summer, and could not be more excited to meet some new friends :) When I am not putting the finishing touches on an Economics degree, I can be found skiing, hiking, or cycling. I like to stay active while traveling, and my preferred mode of transportation is a bicycle. I am often regarded as well-spoken, respectful, affable, and agreeable. Hope to meet you soon!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I am on Couchsurfing in order to broaden my perspectives and meet new people, local to the areas in which I will be traveling. I look forward to an exciting adventure!
- live music
- public policy
Music, Movies, and Books
I particularly enjoy Beatnik literature and politically relevant documentary films.
My favorite band (by far) is RHCP, and I can't wait to see them at Benicassim in July! I have also been listening to a fair bit of electronic, specifically Amine Edge & Dance, whom I shall be seeing whilst in London at Ministry on May 13!
In no particular order, a few other artists on my playlists: Pablo Moses, Guster, Bob Dylan, Arcade Fire, Fleetwood Mac, Carole King, Outkast, Kasabian, Fischerspooner, STRFKR, and Odesza. I am also interested in local (underground-ish) rap/hip hop, after having grown up in the Detroit area where this type of music is prevalent.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
This is a better question for ten years down the road, but skydiving was an adrenaline-filled experience that I thoroughly enjoyed. I would like to do a Trans-Pacific sailing trip in the next 5-10 years, and I suspect that could fill this category better -- but who knows what I may experience tomorrow!
Teach, Learn, Share
I enjoy learning most about cuisine, but am very keen to soak in everything I can. Let's share some food and drink!
What I Can Share with Hosts
Any assistance that may be required, some incredible American BBQ to eat, good conversation, and a beaming smile :)
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, Dominican Republic, Italy
Countries I’ve Lived In