Jonathan Hitchcock

San Francisco, CA, USA

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  • Masters in Philosophy and Computer Science
  • From Zimbabwe, lived in Cape Town and Vancouver, now based in the Bay Area
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About Me


I want to own a fez. Above and beyond that, I'm easy. World peace would be cool.


I was born in Zimbabwe, where I grew up. I went to University at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa, where I studied English Literature, Philosophy, Computer Science and Mathematics. After finishing my Masters, I moved to Stellenbosch, and then to Cape Town, where I worked for an internet startup for five years.

I moved to Vancouver for a new job, and now I have relocated to San Francisco in California.

Since I am new to San Francisco, I can't really tell you much about the city, but I have gotten to like the place, and I can suggest a few things for you to do, or do them with you!


Leave everything as you found it, or better.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I signed up to CouchSurfing at the beginning of 2008, but was dormant until 2009, when I decided to start hosting. I was based in Cape Town, which I love, and I enjoyed showing people around and having them stay. I haven't hosted anybody in a while, and now that I have moved to San Francisco things are a bit different, but we'll see.


February 2009:
- Hosted Michael from Australia

March 2009:
- Hosted Ágnes from Hungary
- Hosted Michael from Australia again
- Hosted Christina from Austria

July 2009:
- Hosted Ágnes again, with her three friends from Germany, Austria and Hungary

August 2009:
- Hosted Chris and Amy from San Francisco

October 2011:
- Hosted Christina from Austria (again) and Roger from America, as well as their baby boy Finn

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