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Overview

  • 8 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Italian, Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Currently traveling, Medical student starting Aug 2016
  • Graduated Boston College with BS in Biology
  • From Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To never back down from optimizing life. And to improve my Spanish and learn more about Latino culture in Central and South America.

ABOUT ME

I am originally from Princeton, New Jersey and am taking a year to travel within the USA and abroad. Right now (January-April 2016) I'm backpacking from Nicaragua to Panama to Colombia, Peru, and Galapagos. I come from a family that loves to travel and have inspired me to see the world around me. I am very easy going and take advantage of every day of my life and make adventures on sunny, or not so sunny, days.

PHILOSOPHY

Why worry about things that are out of your control? Don't add the stress - it isn't worth it!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I did Couchsurfing in Europe a handful of times but have never had a place to host anyone. I met some unforgettable people on Couchsurfing and am always eager to do it again. I'll be able to host in NJ starting August 2016!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Started Couch surfing in January, 2013 in Europe - had 3 incredible experiences in Lake Maggiore, Zurich, and Antibes. Then Couchsurfed in Humboldt, CA and Medford, OR on a road trip up the west coast summer 2014.

Interests

I love music (alternative, electronic, rock and others), hiking, traveling, wilderness, unique food (within a gluten free diet due to Celiac...), swimming, nature and am always ready for adventures.

  • culture
  • dining
  • dieting
  • traveling
  • music
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • surfing
  • swimming

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Alternative, Electronic, Rock, House, Pop
Radiohead, Muse, Coldplay, Baths, Fleet Foxes, Led Zeppelin, Beatles, Zedd

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiked the Enchantments in North Central Washington in a day - 18 miles in 12 hours !
St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican and felt unbalanced at how proportional cyclopean it was. Once I got to Michelangelo's Pieta I think I momentarily passed out.
Spending a weekend on The Aran Islands off the coast of Galway, Ireland was an amazing experience. We biked around the island, jumped into the freezing cold Atlantic, then biked to Dun Aengus where we sat on the cliffs for a solid hour because I refused to leave the view.

Teach, Learn, Share

I enjoy sharing music, adventures, travels, photos, unique stories.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Ireland, Italy, United States

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