Simon Jackson

Austin, Texas, United States

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About Me


Travel anywhere and everywhere life takes me


Backpacking and freelancing as a designer since 2010.

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

Design Protfolio:
Travel Photos:


"Happiness only real when shared"

Why I’m on 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!


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

Music, Movies, and Books

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

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

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!

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

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

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.

- 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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