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Overview

  • 15 References 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Engineer
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • From Los Alamitos, CA, USA
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Travel the world, improve my Spanish, and grow profesionally.

ABOUT ME

I am a chemical engineering graduate from UC Berkeley in California. I now work as an engineer in Rochester, New York. I am unable to host right now because I do not have my own place.

PHILOSOPHY

My political philosophy is libertarianism. I enjoy talking about free market economies, personal liberties, and in the context of couchsurfing learning how other countries handle these sorts of issues.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Surfer and host.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've had great experiences as both a host and a guest. I've met many great people along the way.

Interests

  • fitness
  • politics
  • traveling
  • outdoor activities
  • engineering
  • history

Music, Movies, and Books

I like country music and I tend to read non-fiction books.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The first time I rode by beach cruiser 80 miles (130 km) from the beach to the mountains in Southern California, I felt like I was on top of the world being so far from home. It was an experience I won't soon forget.

Teach, Learn, Share

Always enjoy learning from knowledgeable people about a wide array of topics.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I have the traveler's spirit in me, I enjoy going to unfamiliar places and seeing what is out there in the world. I can bring my experiences and enthusiasm and it comes out most when I am on the road.

Hosts can expect that I am neat and tidy and I will not make a mess in their homes, I will leave the place in the same shape or better than I came when I first came there. I learned the importance of this as a host, one of my pet peeves are messy people who don't clean up after themselves!

Countries I’ve Visited

Aruba, Cambodia, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Laos, Macao, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, Philippines, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Hong Kong, United States

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