Michael Ritter

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • formerly Marketing & Sales - now changing my life to bece...
  • Biology and Marketing university degree, Masters in Educa...
  • From Montreal, Canada
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About Me


explore South America


I am an easy-going fun guy who has many interests and gets along with all sorts of people. I think I have an open mind, and strive to better myself as a person. I have traveled, and it is a real passion of mine - I crave to experience as much of life and what this world offers. I tend to get along with the traveling type :-)


Discover, experience, learn, share, enjoy, have fun along the way, and treat others as you'd like to be treated. I think that covers most of it?

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


CS is a great concept. How come I didn't think of it first? ;-) Definitely contact me for info about Montreal (or any of the places I visited if you like) and to meet up to show you around. I know my hometown Montreal quite well and enjoy showing it off to visitors :-) As for hosting, it depends on timing and other variables, but it could work ... drop me a line with details and we can see ...


Couch surfing is a unique way to visit a place. I used it in South America, Europe, and New York and it was great. Am very excited about the idea, I think it is an amazing opportunity to meet some good people, enjoy some time, help a traveler, or exchange some stories, ideas, tips.


travel (there are not many places I wouldn't go visit), music (all sorts), photography, science, the environment, sports (especially ice hockey, tennis, football/soccer), cooking, reading, dancing, chess, salsa, etc
I kind of like lots of things. I hate bowling though.

Music, Movies, and Books

I love music. I grew up on Classic Rock (Beatles, Zepplin, Doors, Who, Pink Floyd, etc) but I very much enjoy all sorts of tunes. Rock, Alternative, Rap, Hip Hop, Dance, Ambient, Blues, Reggae, Latin, etc

I read a lot, mostly nonfiction. Seeing how I have many interests, my books follow the same range: science, business, psychology, history, economics, philosophy, etc

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Have done loads of amazing things. While traveling I have tried sky diving, white water rafting, caving, canyoning, rock climbing, scuba diving, hiking, glacial hiking, mountain biking, paragliding, abseiling down waterfalls, etc. Have been in rain forests, mountain ranges, deserts, canyons, big cites, small towns ... I love it all :-)

Teach, Learn, Share

Am always open to sharing what I know and have learnt. I enjoy learning very much, so I may throw in some questions as well ;-)

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Laos, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In


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