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  • 7 references 7 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Japanese, Spanish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • International Education
  • Robert Morris University
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Travel obsessed. Artsy. DJ. Musician. Queer. Writer. I love a night staying in and having a good conversation...also love going out and getting drinks with friends (and still having great conversations).

I live in Pittsburgh + work in international education (I help international students and manage outgoing global programs). Fun stuff. I'm also an immigration advocate + activist and worked as a freelance journalist for a few years.

I love making connections and friendships around the world and discovering cultures + subcultures outside the standard tourist destinations.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Perfect way to meet people while traveling + nice way to meet visitors (looove showing people around my city, Pittsburgh...it's the best).

Even if we can't meet up, you should still send me some good music recommendations from your home country. :)


Big fan of turbulence on planes (I like getting rocked to sleep).

  • writing
  • design
  • dancing
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • live music
  • soccer
  • volunteering
  • art
  • nature
  • world politics
  • sleeping
  • language
  • cities
  • museums
  • musicals
  • international food
  • queer politics
  • bad jokes
  • dance parties
  • leftist

Music, Movies, and Books

music: post-punk + italo disco + indie rock + electronic + dance + classical + folk + traditional music from other countries + Amelie soundtrack

movies: Studio Ghibli and...IDK isn't tv better these days anyways?

books: nonfiction mostly anymore.

podcasts: 99% Invisible, Chapo Trap House, On the Media, Radio Lab

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Circumnavigated the world.

Teach, Learn, Share

For your hospitality I'll gladly make you a pretty great music mix (in several different languages).

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Northern Ireland, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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