Mark Trinko

Tucson, AZ, USA

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  • Uber driver & lawyer
  • Thomas Edison College 4 years. Ran a business for 10 year...
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About Me


I completed my list and have now made a new one, I guess I have to live another 50 years!


5'8", 205 pounds, age 56, white male, left sided brain, not very artsy or creative, but VERY logical. My wife is the artsy one.


try to help others make more of themselves

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


local CS meetings and use CS when travel


I have hosted about 300 CSers and 35 youth thru Lions Club Youth Exchange Program. I have served on the Lions committee for this for 10 years. I have surfed in about 90 different houses in South America and Mexico. I try to attend the local events when not having to work. My wife is in CSing too.


Lions Club, mentoring youth, politics, Penguins, travel, Zoos

Music, Movies, and Books

Heavy Metal, System of a Down, Argos
Classical, Contra-bassoon solos

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

8.5 ton marijuana bust in Florida by myself while in USCG during the Cuban Marielita thing 1980s

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach financial planning stuff like mortgages, real estate, insurance, investments, taxes, IRAs, etc.
I was an English teacher specializing in ESL.

What I Can Share with Hosts

We can cook a Costa Rican breakfast

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Germany, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Chile, Costa Rica, United States

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