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Toby Balcombe

London, United Kingdom

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Overview

  • 8 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Medical Student
  • Currently studying medicine (final y...
  • From England, United Kingdom
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To make memories and friends in Africa & India!

ABOUT ME

Adventurous, kind, patient, spontaneous.

PHILOSOPHY

One life, live it!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Between June-September I'm travelling from Cape Town-Nairobi-Mumbai-Delhi, with many stops inbetween. I hope to meet local Couchsurfers to have fun with, who can share with me their local knowledge and tips.

I can host people in Norwich, depending on schedule/ exams. Next year I will be living in Manchester and probably will have a couch free.

Interests

MUSIC - gigs, podcasts, festivals or just exchanging new tracks with friends. To give you an idea of my taste, some of the DJs and bands I saw recently: Hot Chip, Avicii, Swedish House Mafia (in Milton Keynes and Paris), Nicky Romero, Alesso, Redlight, Bombay Bicycle Club.

PHOTOGRAPHY - definitely one of my passions. You'll often find me climbing/ leaning/ crouching down looking for a new angle.

FOOD - eating it, cooking it, sharing food with friends, trying new things.

SPORT - I like keeping fit by going running and working out. I love to play tennis and recently started yoga classes- I really like it and would like to practice this when I'm in India in August.

TRAVELLING - absolutely love exploring new places. I am adventurous by nature and love immersing myself in a new place. The place I have been to recently I would most recommend must be Ha Long Bay in Vietnam. A breathtaking place to spend a few days.

ADVENTURES - last summer I cycled from Barcelona to Rome with my best friend. It was a spur of the moment thing- had an amazing time.

Music, Movies & Books

I'll keep this broad. MOVIES - thrillers, comedies and drama. MUSIC - see above. BOOKS - mainly text books are all I get to read at the moment! But I love reading all sorts of fiction.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Scuba diving in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

Freefall sky diving in Germany.

Exploring Singapore by Segway.

Dancing until sunrise in Ibiza.

Teach, Learn, Share

If you are a beginner, I can help you out with some tennis coaching.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Barbados, Botswana, Cambodia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Republic of, Thailand, Turkey, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Wales, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

France, United Kingdom

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