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  • 16 references 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Polish, Portuguese
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2017
  • Student
  • Bachelor's Degree
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About Me

I have received both my Covid shots.
I am in nursing school and I am in my first year.

I have lived in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil from February 2018 until July 2019. I was learning Portuguese and taught English there, but also when time permitted, I volunteered with children and older adults.

I like to do pretty much anything. I really enjoy being outdoors in nature, but I also like going out in the city and seeing what there is do as well. Getting a beer and talking is always a good idea to get to know someone!

Best way to describe me is that I am a friendly, thoughtful, adventurous, personable and considerate person.

I graduated already, but I am going back to school to now get a degree in nursing. I am currently an Emergency Tech at a local hospital.

PS for hosts, I am 6'3”/1.9m tall. I hope your couch can fit a tall guy like me ;p

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

More economical way of staying somewhere, and able to meet people easier than the occasional "hi" in a hotel/apartment.

I also like the slogan for Couchsurfing "travel like a local". Locals know everything, where the good/ the bad/ the hopping/ the must see places of a city.

I don't just go to the tourist places, but would also want to see where the locals also hangout at.


  • cooking
  • sports
  • history
  • international relations
  • cultural immersion
  • sightseeing
  • beaches
  • adventure
  • meeting people
  • exploring
  • outdoors
  • sun
  • traditions
  • water
  • foreign languages
  • trying new things
  • warm weather

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Been to Brazil and seeing that country in 2015 as a tourist and then volunteering there in 2017 opened my eyes to what else is see in the world besides North America and Europe. Hidden wonders are out there.
From 2018-2019 in Brazil, I can say I have really lived and have met amazing people along the way.

I also have walked El Camino de Santiago in August 2019. Great experience! Walked 315km in 12 days.

Visited Istanbul in 2021, what an amazing city! 🤩

Teach, Learn, Share

What I have experienced so far in my mid-short life! I do have plenty of stories!

Also, I like cooking, so we can cook something as well.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Offer my experiences with people that I have met from different countries. Maybe offer to cook something that I know from back home or that I have learned.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Mexico, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Poland, Spain, Turkey, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Poland, United States

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