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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi (Marāṭhī); learning German
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • Product Manager
  • Master of Science, Product Design
  • From Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

I love to read all the books I can get my hands on and make music with my guitar. I'm a geek about all sorts of trivia and arcane knowledge. I'm passionate about design, coding and writing.

I'm also a politics geek and I love to have a good argument, preferably over some coffee or beer. If there's food then I'll shut up :)
I work as a Product Manager and I love, love, love my job.
I'm recently married and looking forward to seeing the rest of the world with her.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Going to new places, meeting new people. I've been doing that all my life. In my 26 years I've lived in Pune, Singapore, Kualalumpur and Preston. I've seen Sydney, Bangkok, Mumbai, Delhi, London, Geneva and Interlaken.

And in each of those places, I've wanted to immerse myself in the local culture. My wife and I are looking forward to seeing as much of the world as we can manage in the next few decades.

Each of the places I've been to in my life, what I really wanted the most was to get the authentic local experience. To immerse myself in the sights, sounds and smells of a new place. Get to know the local people and their way of life.

A friend recommended Couchsurfing as the best way to be able to do that and that was that!

Interests

  • writing
  • design
  • beer
  • coding
  • guitar
  • food
  • reading books
  • product-mgmt

Music, Movies, and Books

Fav Music - Pink Floyd, John Mayer, The Who, The Decemberists, Train

Fav Movies - The Godfather, Jerry Maguire, The Lord of The Rings, Forrest Gump, Finding Nemo, The Lion King, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Dark Knight

Fav Books - A Tale of Two Cities, The Lord of The Rings, A Short History of Nearly Everything, Chaos, A Team of Rivals, The Right Stuff, Harry Potter Series, Tintin, Asterix

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Left Singapore and the possibility of a high paying job to come back to my home town Pune because that's what felt right to me. Two years of a lower paying job were rough but at the end I got the job and the girl of my dreams :D

What I Can Share with Hosts

Local Culture, Local Lingo, The Watering Places and the Best Food Joints

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Malaysia, Singapore, United Kingdom

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