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Overview

  • 454 references 347 Confirmed & Positive
  • Ambassador
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 69, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • I travelled the World, now the World can travel to me...
  • Professor of Serendipity
  • From Clara, Offaly, Ireland
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About Me

I live off grid on a private piece of land by the sea, near to the nudist town of Charco del Palo on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. I host Couchsurfers who are naturists/nudists or who would like to experience naturism.

Simon
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A video of my couch in Ireland made by the Irish Times...

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/couchsurfing-in-offaly-a-free-of-charge-way-of-life-1.2326872

Another by Kelly:
https://youtu.be/GjLR8_NUJF4

A book about my travels on kindle:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0872FG9X9

Featured in Couchsurfing's blog...

http://blog.couchsurfing.com/product-update-maps-praise-and-references/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CouchsurfingNews+%28Couchsurfing+News+Blog%29

A guide to Couchsurfing:
https://www.nehakay.com/couchsurfing-guide

Some good travel advice:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAbCgr6jJ_0

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20150831-why-you-should-travel-solo

https://blog.couchsurfing.com/10-tips-to-stay-safe-when-traveling-solo/?fbclid=IwAR05HV6Juhdfus32nqT_Z_MOIYvCSjHiSddJRRAZoxEIXNCLzwk2kns1AyI

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

It seems that all the crazy souls brave enough to stay with a stranger in another country are all of the same mindset and vibration. We connect instantly in a way that others don't. That instant friendship thats greatest based on a love of adventure and a trust for humanity.

"The two most important days in your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why." (Mark Twain)

I am a Couchsurfing Ambassador and am always happy to share my experiences of hosting over 500 travelers from forty countries and am still enthusiastic for more...

Where my guests have come from:

USA (65) Germany (62) France (34) Canada (18) Netherlands (14) Switzerland (11) Australia (11) Japan (10) Italy (10) Spain (8) Israel (6) Korea (6) Poland (6) Belgium (5) Brazil (5) Lithuania (5) Hong Kong (5) England (5) China (4) Taiwan (4) Russia (4) Ireland (4) Mexico (4) Croatia (3) India (3) Scotland (3) Slovenia (3) Romania (3) Denmark (3) Norway (3) Estonia (3) New Zealand (2) Austria (2) Portugal (2) Czech Republic (2) Finland (2) Greece (2) Argentina (2) Slovakia (1) Philippines (1) Guadalupe (1) Wales (1) Singapore (1) Seychelles (1) Hungary (1) Luxembourg (1) Tobago (1) Peru (1) Uruguay (1) Bolivia (1)

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Interests

I will be interested in your country, what is happenning there and what you think about it.

I came to live in Ireland 16 years ago and last year I became an Irish citizen. I am interested in helping you, if you would also like to live in Ireland.

My dog "Paddy".

  • camping
  • vanlife
  • lanzarote

Music, Movies, and Books

Some inspiring videos about travel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0TemlxiMdw&app=desktop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_c8dsisHAc

Books: I don't read much, but I don't disturb anyone who does ;)

Hahaha...there is this quote... If you have two options - choose the one that will get you in trouble!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) During The 90's I was the Creator, Organizer and Driver of the 'Midnight Express' Cannabis Smokers bus from London to Amsterdam. I have a few stories from those times :)

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/high-time-in-holland-1359080.html

I was at the office of a truck company looking for a job just at the moment one of Metallica's truck drivers fell off the truck and broke his leg. I suddenly found myself part of Metallica's 2004 tour of Europe. An experience I will not soon forget.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNkLXj_KvqQ

In 1975 I went overland to India and Nepal.

Teach, Learn, Share

https://support.couchsurfing.org/hc/en-us/articles/200640010-How-do-I-write-a-good-couch-request-

Something to ponder: https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p08bcq86/why-do-westerners-love-to-use-toilet-paper-

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) "A good traveler is one who does not know where he is going to, and a perfect traveler does not know where he came from" -Lin Yutang

“If life is a book, then read it while you can. Don’t save up any pages for later, because there might not be one.” -Pete McCarthy

What I Can Share with Hosts

My way of hosting:
The reason I am doing Couchsurfing is to share time, laughs, thoughts and happy moments with my guests. I'd like to get to know u, the little things that make you a unique person.

I'm not expecting any gifts but if you like wine, bring a bottle and we will share it together :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Western Sahara

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, France, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

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