Ryan Meskill

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

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  • 26 References 22
  • Fluent in English; learning Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • IT (hours of boredom punctuated by occasional moments of ...
  • College, books, wikipedia
  • From Baltimore, MD, USA
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About Me


Living the dream in Budapest


I take my camera everywhere. I love hats, but my head's too big for almost any of them. I love anything related to awesome home-cooked food but have a weak spot for late-night pizza and kabob. I travel as often as I can, but never seem to get enough.


Friends, fun, travel-in that order, though if they come in one package, all the better!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've surfed a bunch around the US and hosted a few of people who'd hosted me, but I just moved to Budapest, have a huge flat and love to meet people, so I want to host here too. I do have a full-time job and have to travel often for it, so I may not always be able to say yes, but I'll always give you an answer!


Surfed all up the east coast of the US and into Canada-had awesome pizza in New Haven, vodka in Boston, Pho in Montreal and Thai in Toronto-who says good food has to come from its logical source?


Travel, photography, and any combination of the two. Gardening, learning random things, sharing random things, cooking, food, making beer/wine/absinthe, buying too many things online because I love getting packages

Music, Movies, and Books

Yes, yes, yes

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Just one? How about a couple... Red Square in Moscow, flying over wildfires in San Diego, Lake Bled in Slovenia at sunset, clubs in Berlin, mushroom picking in Siberia

Teach, Learn, Share

If it grows in/on/above the ground and you can eat it, I probably know something about how to grow, care for, cook, or preserve it. Or at least eat it!

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Aruba, Austria, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Hungary, United States

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