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  • 14 references 11 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Japanese, Spanish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • TEFL Instructor
  • University of Central Florida
  • From Orlando, FL, USA
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About Me

Born and raised in Orlando, FL. I’ve been very lucky to have travelled a lot. Living in Japan for a year and then backpacking through South East Asia included some of the best experiences of my life. I have endless trip ideas that I’m always gradually planning. I had a great experience in Costa Rica right after high school. It was my first time out of the country and it manifested into an obsession of studying our planet. I feel satisfied with what I’ve been able to do so far, but let’s be honest, it never ends...

I enjoy hosting people whenever I can, and having those hostel style conversations even when I’m not traveling. But my schedule is very busy. I always recommend visitors in Central Florida to check the Space Coast launch schedule and also see one of our many natural Springs.


Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To increase my global network and learn about places and history


-Taking scooters to waterfall hikes and beaches
-Trying local food and drinks
-Thinking about Space stuff
-Planning trips

  • photography
  • yoga
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • video editing

Music, Movies, and Books

Cage the Elephant, Arctic Monkeys, Tycho, RHCP, Sublime and all the Reggae Rock they’ve inspired. Jack Johnson and Bob Marley have been the background music of my life. Recently more and more Low-Fi hip hop, tropical house. Always loved Classic Rock, Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Stones, and international music.

Movies: Wes Anderson, Studio Ghibli, Documentaries, I watch a lot of movies and volunteer at the Florida Film Festival.

Books: The Alchemist. The Magic of Thinking Big. Shantaram, Vonnegut, history.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-Sunrise at Mt. Fuji summit

-Rode a motorcycle across Vietnam and Cambodia for 30 days

-Hiked the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal

-Drove to Alaska

Teach, Learn, Share

T: English practice, Guitar lessons
L: Language, Random facts
S: Good company, observational humor, travel stories, healthy food

What I Can Share with Hosts

Respect of the host's time.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Fiji, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Japan, United States

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