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I'm really laid back and fairly easy to get along with. I grew up in southern California and studied at Santa Monica College and UCI.
I like meeting new people and love traveling.
I also enjoy learning about different cultures and traditions.
I believe we can learn something from everyone we come across. Life is about experiences and connections, not about competition or material objects.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I've attended CS events, hosted people in my home in California, and surfed in the US / Canada / Mexico.
I've hosted six couchsurfers from Austria, Brazil, New Jersey, New York, San Francisco, & Taiwan.
I couchsurfed for the first time in La Mision, Mexico in 2008 at Nathan's wonderful home by the beach.
I couchsurfed during a two week trip through Seattle, Victoria, Vancouver, and Portland.
anthropology, all forms of art, bowling, comedy, cuisines, cultures, documentaries, film festivals, geocaching, camping, independent film, irony, learning, museums, crafting, photography, postcards, reading, road trips, traveling, zines, tofu
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Happy Endings, Red Doors, Mutual Appreciation, Home Room, Blue Valentine, Wanderlust
TV: Parks and Recreation, Portlandia, No Reservations, 2 Broke Girls, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Modern Family, Daria
Books: memoirs and satires
Music: Alkaline Trio, Kate Nash, Geographer, Mat Kearney, Cut Copy, Castledoor, Friendly Fires, Matt & Kim, Mates of State, Tilly and the Wall, Kevin Devine, Ladyhawke, The Ting Tings, Matt Costa, Morrissey, Tokyo Police Club, DJ Tiesto
I mostly listen to indie rock, britpop, ska, and acoustic music. I'm always up for listening to new bands and artists from different genres.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Explored the majority of Taiwan within a week on a trip I won through a sweepstakes.
Teach, Learn, Share
I'm not really sure what to put here..
+ bake you some homemade bread
+ explain mail art
+ recommend good independent films
+ give you a crash course on geocaching
+ provide information and recommendations about different aspects of southern California
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, Mexico, Taiwan
Countries I’ve Lived In