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Overview

  • 59 references 39 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Yachts
  • Some college and some Army
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Thrill seeker of sorts. I love to laugh, I crack a lot of jokes, my sense of humor is more along the lines of the British and their commonwealths. I curse a lot but I promise I'm friendly. I enjoy some beer, and/or a fine wine to unwind. I will do anything I can if it means helping someone else. I am very sarcastic. I'll probably be singing along to some music 75% of the time you see me. If I get upset, I stop getting upset and get happy instead.
I'm pretty much down to do anything as long as it probably won't kill me, and even then, I'll give it a whirl.

PHILOSOPHY

Laugh at yourself and at life. Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity, but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain, cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective that seemingly terrible defeat and worry with laughter at your predicaments, thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously. Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.

Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

We are so often caught up in our destination that we forget to appreciate the journey, especially the goodness of the people we meet on the way. Appreciation is a wonderful feeling, don't overlook it.

Surfing: I am probably the easiest guest in the world. I can figure out my way to your place, and I have loved every one of my hosts. I absolutely love the positivity and love from each host I have. I'm personable so I'l talk but I know when to listen, I like to sing even if I'm horrible at it. The only thing that makes me difficult is that I don't know exactly when or exactly where I will be going.

Hosting: I've hosted over 60 people when I lived in Orlando and I have loved every one of my guests! Such great memories and I can't wait to be able to host again!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I surfed several hosts throughout Europe, one in Mexico and have hosted many in Orlando. It has been a blast and I love all the different cultures that come through my house,

Interests

I am an older soul with a thirst for adventure and abnormally comfortable stepping outside my comfort zone. I have the travel bug, I like to scuba dive, hike, camp, hitchhike, longboard, relax at the dog park, go to the springs, wakeboard, go boating, go to the beach, swim... I'm basically a standard Floridian. Anything with the ocean or being in the sun and beautiful outdoors!

  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • scuba diving
  • snorkeling
  • wakeboarding
  • hitchhiking
  • exploring

Music, Movies, and Books

Let's start with music...

-I enjoy: Electro Swing/Electro Funk and Psychedelic Funk, 90s, Alternative, Jam bands, Jazz, Classic Rock, Bluegrass Andrea Bocelli, 60s folk, I love music with passion and instruments.

Also my guilty pleasure is Disney songs, I have entire performances...

Bands: Umphreys Mcgee, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Zach Deputy, The Lil Smokies, Papadosio, Big Gigantic, Derek Trucks, Vulfpeck, The Floozies, Here Come The Mummies, Griz

Movies...
I'm a huge movie buff. Among my favorites, in no particular order but kinda ...Forrest Gump, Interstellar, Shawshank Redemption, Goodfellas, Groundhog Day, V for Vendetta, The Inbetweeners (both the show and the movie) Quentin Tarantino films, Christopher Nolan Films, Judd Apatow films... I watch a lot of comedies and thrillers.

Favorite books... Fantasy, Political, Science/Philosophy
-Harry Potter
-Game Of Thrones
-The God Delusion
-The Celestine Prophecy
- The Alchemist
-Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently
-When Breath Becomes Air
-Every Strangers Eyes
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
-Food of the Gods

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I can't pick just one!
-Climbed to the top of a crane for a picture in Reykjavik, Iceland.
-Traveled across Ukraine in the summer of 2014 when Russia was all crazy about invading, I even drank at an underground rebel bar thanks to my host.
-Ran with the bulls at San Fermin.
-Volcano boarding in Leon, Nicaragua
-Hitchhiked in Europe, Central Asia, New Zealand
-Slept under the full moon in the Sahara

Teach, Learn, Share

I take a bit of pride in my travel photos, check em out! ig: rwescott

-I love talking space, philosophy and existentialism, politics, human behavior, religion, etc. Generally just worldly issues that carry diverse opinions.
-I was in the U.S. Army for 3 years flying drones
- I like to discuss cultural differences and hear all about places that others have been to, so that I might visit one day.
-I would like to learn some popular dances from each country, right now I just kinda flail around with style

What I Can Share with Hosts

-I can passionately sing Disney songs, voices and all...Or Andrea Bocelli, Sinatra, and hundreds of other songs
-A delicious American-style breakfast if I have time to get the ingredients
-A wealth of travel stories that only cost the price of sharing one of your own
-Open conversation, deep laughs and great memories

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Poland, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Martin (French part), Scotland, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, United States

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