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I'm an easy going guy interested in meeting people from all walks of life. A history graduate, I'm now a lawyer.
I've been traveling quite a bit - having been across America, Asia and South America, as well as lots of Europe - sometimes Couchsurfing, so would like to give back a bit.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I have only hosted a mutual friend through CS once before and I really enjoyed the experience. I haven't yet used CS to surf anywhere else yet though, but I've heard so many good things from friends!
I'm a big foodie, so I always look forward to trying out new dishes wherever I travel. Conversation is really important to me too - being able to talk passionately about something with people I have met. I'm interested in most things, but differences of culture and politics especially. I also love the outdoors, especially going on long hikes.
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Music, Movies, and Books
I'm into all kinds of movies - recently I've enjoyed some foreign films; The Lives of Others, but also big Hollywood movies like Inception and The Dark Knight. Basically a big mix of things.
I watch more TV, things that are very British, like The Thick of It, but also Mad Men, Big Bang Theory, New Girl and the like.
Music wise, I'm a big indie kid, so bands like Bombay Bicycle Club and Vampire Weekend. Also French electo swing, especially Caravan Palace. Also big bands like Muse.
I read mostly non-fiction stuff, especially things on Indian history which was my main degree interest.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Probably doing an overland trip from Mumbai to Beijing, over three months. I also summited a 6000m mountain in Bolivia.
Teach, Learn, Share
Hopefully I can share my insights about travelling round the world with other people. I also know some really cool bars and restaurants in London!
Countries I’ve Visited
Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Palau, Peru, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay