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  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Spanish, Urdu
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Final year Medical Student/ Emergency medical driver.
  • College and Grad School.
  • From Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK.
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About Me


Living in Washington DC for 7 weeks researching pediatric epilepsy, planning on spending every weekend exploring East coast.



My names Tom - Im a 30 yr old British medical student, Im currently staying and travelling around the east coast of the States. During the week I plan on staying in DC and working at the National Childrens Medical Center undertaking clinical and research work. During the weekends I plan on travelling all around the east coast area.

I have been fortunate to mix work with travel - during breaks from studies I have led and particpated in expeditions to Pakistan, Botswana, Zambia, Venezuela, Brazil to name a few... I have also spent 5 months working as a jungle guide in the rainforests of Borneo, Malaysia.

I hope my medicine takes me all over the world - and Im a huge fan of getting to know people as much as I can. I have only recently come across the couch surf experiment so this is my first time travelling and giving it a go!

Sorry no photos as yet - although will endeavour to get some up soon!


having fun

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have a couch in fantastic sheffield!! A great city in central England - 15 mins drive from my house is some of the best climbing in the world!


No as yet --- watch this space...!


All things outdoors is a big one

  • traveling
  • outdoor activities
  • rock climbing
  • medicine
  • tourism

Music, Movies, and Books

loads although im currently reading - america empire of liberty, short walk in the hindu kush, d80 user guide, neurology for dummys and the places in between.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

climbed to over 7000m, walked on every continent except australia - lots of other stuff!!

Countries I’ve Visited

Botswana, Pakistan

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom

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