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  • 26 References 17 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Albanian, English
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Bachelor's Degree in International Affairs
  • From Detroit, MI, USA
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About Me

Hi! I'm Zach, 24, born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. I'm currently volunteering as an English Teacher in the Elbasan area of Albania. I'm a pretty nice guy I think ^^ I have a lot of stories, as I'm sure you do, so lets grab a coffee and have a chat sometime :D

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I've been on couch surfing for about 5-6 years on and off. I've stayed with a TON of people and have been to several meetups. All of my experiences have been positive and an opportunity for growth ^^


Weightlifting, running, reading lots of books, keeping up with the news, finding new music (all types), watching movies with subtitles, killing time with amazing television shows, travelling (of course), having coffee while sitting on balconies ^^. My dog.... And scrabble.

  • dogs
  • culture
  • books
  • dining
  • cooking
  • coffee
  • running
  • shopping
  • news
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • surfing
  • teaching
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

I am an action film kinda guy... super hero movies are the best. As for books, all the classics: harry potter, dune, halo novels, girl with the dragon tattoo series, C.S. Lewis, Paulo Coelho. Music? Anything. Even country. Sometimes. I've been really into hip hop instrumentals and majestic type music lately, such as Sufjan Stevens, Cascadeur, and some christian rappers such as Stephen the Levite.

tldr: everything

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Ran from New York to Chicago for charity in the summer of 2014... I've had the pleasure of meeting, living and working with hundreds of lovely people from all around the world.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach English, learn about culture, share memories. ;)

What I Can Share with Hosts

I'm a fantastic cook and highly adaptable to any situtation :P Not at all interested in tourist shit.... I'm just here to meet cool people, eat great food, and find the world's best coffee shop.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Austria, Bahamas, Belize, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Macao, Macedonia, Mexico, South Korea

Countries I’ve Lived In

Albania, Canada, France, South Korea, United States

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