Simon Brass's Photo

Unverified Profile

  • Payment not verified
  • Phone verified
  • Government ID not verified

Wants to Meet Up

  • Last login about 1 hour ago

Join Couchsurfing to see Simon’s full profile.


  • 21 references 18 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Italian, Spanish; learning French, Italian, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • I'm a nomadic copywriter
  • MA in Political Theory from the University of Toronto; BA...
  • From Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

Leggi questo per favore
Lee esto por fa...
Lis ceci stp!

As bizarre as it feels to write this, please do not offer to host or meet up if you're just looking to go to bed with me. This is not a dating profile.

Sorry about that... An unfortunate reality of CS I guess... Gracias, merci, grazie...

Hola, salut, ciao!

French (C1), Spanish (C1), Italian (B2)

I love to travel, meet new people, learn new languages, and visit new places.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

It's a great way to engage in the city life and make connections with locals. As much as you remember the places you've visited, you also remember all the people you met along the way. When I first started I wasn't expecting much and was really just looking for a place to stay for one night in Québec... my ex-girlfriend suggested that I try couchsurfing and since then I haven't stopped. I've met some amazing people, seen incredible places, and feel like I've made friends around the world. It's an awesome system built on trust, mutual hospitality and a pay-it-forward like mentality.


Language junkie - French (C1), Spanish (C1), Italian (B2)

Travelling - I want to go everywhere... and feel like I've made some progress... Currently travelling the world as a nomadic copywriter

Books (addict). My one goal in life is to have a nice library in my house - priorities. I own 500+ books so I'm on my way. I don't value material possessions but with books I make an exception. I mostly read philosophy and political science but I also like cosmology, evolutionary biology, psychology etc. If you need book suggestions or simply like discussing different authors/ ideas then I am a good person to talk to!

Camus, Nietzsche, Cioran, Levi, Bernhard, Orwell.......

Sports - football, baseball, hockey, soccer, tennis.

  • writing
  • books
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • sports
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

My musical tastes are a bit hard to nail down. On my ipod you might jump from some Nirvana to Beethoven's Ninth.

Rock is a go to - RHCP, Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian, White Stripes, Sam Roberts, The Strokes, Nirvana, Audioslave, Arcade Fire, Stromae, Metric

Classical - Beethoven, Chopin, Vivaldi...

Linklater, 2001, Gladiator, Blade Runner, LOTR

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Climbed Mount Snowden in Northern Wales
Started my life as a 'DN' and spent 6 months living and travelling in Mexico... more to come!
Learned 3 foreign languages (still improving of course)

Teach, Learn, Share

My language(s), interests (lots of book titles), questions, ideas, and experiences. Sharing a laugh or two is always a nice way to pass time.

I have shared interesting conversations with everyone I have met through surfing and always learn a thing or two. It's a cool experience to discuss ideas with people from around the world.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I'm always happy to help out in any way I can :) Some people take couch-surfing for granted but I understand that people are generously offering a place to stay, often expecting little to nothing in return. If any help is needed cleaning or otherwise just let me know.

If you're in my neighborhood I can offer to host in return...

Otherwise its always nice to get to know my hosts a little whether or not it is strolling through the city, sharing a meal or just hanging around and enjoying a conversation.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Palestine, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin (French part), Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Canada, France, Mexico, Spain

Join Couchsurfing to see Simon’s full profile.