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Conquer the world with Compassion, Music, and Love.
"Nothing great was ever achieved without passion."
One of my core philosophies in life is to "keep it real." I'm
pretty laid-back and avoid stress whenever possible. That being
said, when it's time to turn on serious mode, I am the most
dedicated and ambitious person you'll ever meet. Music has such an
important role in the very fabric of my being. It allows me to
express myself in a universal way, communicating a crucial message
about oneness and empathy. I try to regulate being level headed and
cynical. It's in my nature to step outside the box and be unique;
spreading good vibes wherever I go. I have a lot of respect for
people that are honest, humble, and willing to put others before
their own well-being. The purpose of my existence is to make a
positive, lasting impact on my friends, family, and humanity as a
I live and breathe a plant-based lifestyle.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I try to embody the ideals of CS on a daily basis. This network has given so much to me. I am fundamentally a changed man, a better person without a doubt, as a result of all my Couch Surfing experiences.
Part of being a good couchsurfer is to spread the message. My goal is to attract as many awesome peoples as possible to this amazing network!
Always looking for an adventure. Surfing will commence ASAP!!!
- Rationalizing situations
- Sharing stories
- Teaching kids (and adults)
- Playing music
- Fixing computers
- Giving intense massages
- Learning about different cultures
- Introducing people to new, awesome things
- Being true to my friends
- Hanging out with animals
Music, Movies, and Books
I'm a bit of a media junkie. Really into many different types of music/artists: GOTYE, Volcano Choir, Wu Tang, The Pharcyde, John Coltrane, Masada, Incubus, The Bad Plus, Opeth, Dredg, 22, Lamb of God, Mastodon, Meshuggah, Porcupine Tree, SikTh, Kendrick Lamar, Tool, JoJo Mayer, N.E.R.V.E., Taurus, Polluter, Consider the Source, Flying Lotus, and Now vs Now.
Favorite shows: Cosmos, BREAKING BAD, Dexter, Shameless, 24, Family Guy, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, House of Cards, Rick & Morty, Venture Bros, Metalocalypse, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, ARCHER, Arrested Development, The Simpsons, and Orange is the New Black.
Some of my favorite books: Things Fall Apart (Achebe), The Decameron (Boccaccio), The Guide (R.K. Narayan), Be More Chill (Ned Vizzini), Crime and Punishment (Dostoevsky), Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert M. Pirsig), Art of War (Sun Tzu), Manufacturing Consent (Chomsky), and many more!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I hiked ~ 26 miles through some of NY's most dangerous terrain in less than 30 hours while wearing a 30 pound backpack.
While we're here; I also backpacked across Europe from Greece to England within 60 days. Was able to couch surf along the way and managed to do it all on an incredibly tight budget!
Teach, Learn, Share
I like to think that I'm a jack of all trades but a master of none. I can confidently discuss:
- Music (specifically drums/percussion)
- Traveling stories
- Politics and history
- Cooking & eating
- Philosophies on life
- Computer knowledge
As long as you're willing to listen, I am willing to share (vice-versa)!
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Netherlands, Panama, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela
Countries I’ve Lived In
Hungary, United States