Matthew Rosen

Wilmington, DE, United States

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About Me


Keep on movin'


I am currently employed with the Department of Labor in Wilmington, Delaware.

Here are some other highlights of my history:
*Spent a year living in Montana, performing forestry and working with local youth.
*Worked on organic farms in Ireland and Sweden for one summer.
*Lived in Los Angeles for 6 months, working as a part-time teacher and college instructor
*Studied at university in Philly, England, and Israel.
*Worked as a substitute teacher.
*Have a degree in Criminal Justice.

I pretty much try to appreciate everything and live by the motto "I'll try anything once." I love all sorts of music, from jazz to country.

I like to cook, walk, bike write, read, garden, and sing to myself. My favorite food is soup- no specific soup, just soup in general.

I've met some great people through couchsurfing, and I look forward to meeting some more.


I live life to learn, to change, to take chances.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I crashed on a few couches in Spain, France, and England. Met some quality folks in the process.


I am interested in anything and everything new and surprising, extraordinary and unusual, strange and wonderful.

Music, Movies, and Books

Hank Williams, Burt Bacharach, Aimee Mann, Warren Zevon, Harry Chapin, Charlie Byrd.

12 Angry Men, Factotum, Full Metal Jacket, Amadeus, Breaking the Waves, I'm Not There

Demian by Hermann Hesse, Youth in Revolt by C.D. Payne, Post Office by Charles Bukowski, The World According to Garp and A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving, Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-Climbing to the summit of a mountain in Montana in knee-deep snow.
-My sister's wedding at Point Reyes National Seashore.
-The Phillies winning the World Series.
-Bike trip from Philly to Maryland in 98-degree heat.

Countries I’ve Visited

Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, United Kingdom, United States

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