Dave and Gwen

Seattle, Washington, United States

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  • We both studied environmental biology and teaching Englis...
  • From Syracuse, New York USA
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About Me


seeing, doing, listening, learning


We are easy going people who enjoy seeing new places, learning new things and taking life one day at a time.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We had some amazing hosts around the world through help-x and we wanted to pass on the hospitality. We have hosted several people at our home in Syracuse, NY and we are looking to surf as we continue our travel adventures in Europe and beyond!


We enjoy meeting new people, music, hiking, camping, canoeing, vegetarian cooking, a good brew, fungi, and reading.

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: reading some of the classics and books on spirituality: Tao te Ching, Alan Watts, Virginia Woolf, Vonnegut, Hemingway, J.D. Salinger, Thich Nhat Hanh

Movies: Blue Planet, Life in the Undergrowth, Planet Earth - anything David Attenborough worked on!

Music: Bluegrass, folk and old-time music. Grateful Dead, Hot Buttered Rum, Devil Makes Three, Neil Young, Beatles, Avett Bros, Packway Handle, Paul Simon, Cat Stevens, Bob Marley, Split Lip Rayfield, Bela Fleck, Gillian Welch, David Rawlings, David Grisman, Doc Watson

...and always looking for suggestions!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Snorkeling in Fiji, Trekking in New Zealand, Canoeing in Ontario

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Fiji, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Czech Republic, United States

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