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Simon Jackson

Austin, Texas, United States

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Overview

  • 11 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Web Designer
  • No education listed
  • From Georgetown, TX
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Travel anywhere and everywhere life takes me

ABOUT ME

Backpacking and freelancing as a designer since 2010.

Creative Thinker, Snowboard Shredder, Cooking Enthusiast and Guitar Aficionado.

Design Protfolio: http://simonwjackson.com
Travel Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/simonwjackson/sets
Facebook: http://facebook.com/simon.jackson

PHILOSOPHY

"Happiness only real when shared"

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'd like to give back to the community by teaching and helping out any way I can.

I dont currently have a couch, but If I ever do settle down somewhere one day you'll be sure to find me here hosting!

Interests

- skateboarding
- snowboarding
- design
- traveling
- long trips to nowhere
- swimming at the beach
- getting lost in a big city
- learning about different cultures

Music, Movies & Books

Music
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Minus the Bear, Circa Survive, The Album Leaf, Alkaline Trio, Constants, Heavens, Junius, Pinback, Sights & Sounds, The Get Up Kids, ISIS, Damiera, Cursive, Small Brown Bike

Food
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Homemade bread, grits, chicken fettuccine alfredo, chicken fried rice, or what ever i happen to be cooking at the moment! (probably something too spicy)

Movies
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Into The Wild, Back to the Future, Office Space, District 9, Scott Pilgrim VS The World, Anchorman, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Princess Bride, Ace Ventura, UHF, Waynes World!

TV
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Futurama, Arrested Development, Always Sunny in Philadelphia, TNG, BSG, Modern Family, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, 30 Rock

Books
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Stuff, The Art of Non-Conformity, Crush It, Rework, 4 Hour Body, 4 Hour Workweek, Drive

One Amazing Thing I've Done

- I watched con artist take a friend iPhone just 4 feet infront of me. Took me about 20 seconds to realize what happened.
- "Attacked" by pigs @ the north shore backpackers hostel in Oahu, HI (photo above)
- Got lost on a volcano in Costa Rica
- Snowboarded in the Rocky Mountains
- Hitch Hiked from one side of Hawaii (Hilo) to the other (Kona)
- Spent 2 months on a raw fruit and vegetable juice fast

Teach, Learn, Share

Learn
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I would love to learn at least a little bit of every language. At the very least, know how to greet people and ask for directions. I'd also like to improve my travel writing.

Teach
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- I can teach you how to find the cheapest flight to where ever it is you want to go.
- I can also show you how to eat healthy on a tight budget.
- Some basic strumming and chord patterns on the guitar
- English language

Countries I've Visited

Costa Rica, Mexico, United States

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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