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I'm a recently graduated student who still lives at home. Born and raised in NYC. I consider myself a very good hearted individual. I'm very understanding compassionate person. I love to learn and try to understand different people and cultures. I've always wanted to see the world but I seem to be one of the few in my circle of friends that have that passion which is one reason I'm here. I've been more places in the last few years than I have in my whole life, I went to Toronto for the weekend which was my first solo traveling experience and I had a blast. I want to see as much of the World and meet as many people as I can. This quote does a good job of summing me up."Every travel experience adds something different to yourself, but you can never get back that feeling you had when, for the first time, you saw yourself in a place that youÃÂ¢Ãâ¬Ãâ¢d always seen on maps but never through your own eyes"
To do things without wondering what other people will think. All my life I have put others first. My kindness is my greatest strength and weakness. Now I'm learning its ok to put myself first sometimes, which leads to me wanting to travel the world. When I went solo to Toronto everyone thought I was crazy, But i had a blast. I'm doing what I think I'm going to enjoy regardless of what everyone else thinks. Which Leads me to CS. Where I hope I can meet people like myself. I live life without regrets.
I try travel as often as possible, even if it's just for a weekend somewhere a couple of hours away, to feed my wanderlust.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Surfing and trying to host however I just moved in with my girlfriend in her parents basement so I'm not sure how much hosting i'll do. I'm more than willing to show surfers around the city though!
1 night in Baltimore
2 nights in London
4 nights in Paris
4 nights in Montreal
4 nights in San Diego
3 nights in LA
4 nights in San Francisco
2 nights in Portland
4 nights in Seattle
1 night in Boston
Grace from London for 5 nights
Debora from Switzerland for 3 nights
Attended CS meetings in London and NYC. Shown surfers around NYC. Made a bunch of friends through couchsurfing. Some other random experiences: I played french pool with my host in Paris, french board games with my host and his friends, went to the local market, got an awesome night tour of paris by my host as well. Got late night Chinese food in London with my host as well as watching various late night movies and shows with multiple hosts in various locations. Also got a wonderful tour of Baltimore by my host and went to a morning market. Awesome tour of Montreal from various other Couch Surfers. Got shown so much good food in San Diego, LA, San Fran, Portland and Seattle. Caught a baseball game with surfers in San Diego and San Francisco.
Traveling, Baseball, Football, Jogging, Video Games, Electronics, Computers, Movies, Music, Politics, Debating, History, Cats, Dogs, Hospitality.
Music, Movies, and Books
Books: The Fault in Our Stars, World War Z, The Josh Hamilton Story, Some other random sports fictions and Auto Bio's. Anything end of the world or zombie related.
Pentatonix, Tool, Flyleaf, Drowning Pool, Drake, Pink, Kesha, Breaking Benjamin, Skillet, Linkin Park, Paramore, Foo Fighters, 10 Years, Serj Tankian, Lil Wayne, Kanye West. Lots more but I can't think of them now.
Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy, Matrix trilogy, We Were Soldiers, Black Hawk Down, Batman Begins, Batman: The Dark Knight and a ton of others.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I'm not playing by the rules on this one but who cares. So I'm renaming this "Amazing things I've seen or done"A sunset on Ocean beach in San Diego, a sunset from Santa Monica pier, walking across the Golden Gate bridge, so many beautiful roses in Portland, the Seattle skyline from Kerry park, the Montreal skyline from Mount Royal. Sunset on top of the Eiffel Tower. Seeing Big Ben and Parliament up close in person. Walking the river Thames and Seine. Sunset on top of the CN tower and the view for the top of the Rock. The Golden Gate bridge, The Brooklyn bridge, Bourbon street, The Liberty Bell. The inner harbor in Baltimore. I'm looking forward to adding to this list.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach some basic computer skills, anything you want to know about American Baseball, what it's really like to be a New Yorker, some travel tricks and tips. How to fly or stay for free pretty much anywhere. I'm willing to learn anything someone is willing to teach me.
What I Can Share with Hosts
My average cooking skills, or some travel stories!
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, France, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In