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  • Fluent in English; learning German, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2011
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  • Auburn University (Electrical Eng) / College of William a...
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About Me


It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle


Monica and I were married in a castle in Scotland and have now lived in Brazil, China and Switzerland in addition to our native USA. We have now lived in St Gallen, Switzerland, for two years.


Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. - Mark Twain

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. - James A. Michener

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We use Couchsurfing for both surfing and hosting. We welcome you to join us for the weekend and share your stories.


Soccer, Travel

Music, Movies, and Books

Once, Chef, Pay It Forward, Slumdog Millionaire, Bollywood films, Office Space, Donnie Darko, Slingblade, Seven Pounds, The Pursuit of Happyness, City of God, Dead Poets Society, Seven, Blow, The Butterfly Effect, Inception, Fight Club, Lord of War, Avatar, The Matrix, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, 3 Idiots

Passenger, Hozier, Green Day, Cake, Frank Sinatra, Once Soundtrack, Mumford and Sons, Corey Smith, Jazz and Blues, Panic at the Disco, Plain White T's, All-American Rejects, Boxcar Racer, Nirvana, Blue October, Oasis, Frank Turner, Chvrches

The Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, The Hobbit, A People's History of the United States, To Kill a Mockingbird, Fahrenheit 451, 1984, Shantaram

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Living abroad and travelling frequently bring frequent new experiences. The most amazing is what's next to come.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Paraguay, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, China, Switzerland, United States

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