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  • 56, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Current psychotherapist and former journalist
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About Me


Trying to not let a job get in the way of my travels


I've done my share of traveling but there's still plenty of places I want to check out. CS is definitely helping me do that.
I try to avoid the usual tourist destinations, so I've hit some off-beat places (like Burma, Haiti, Algeria, and Iran). But some places are so unique, I also had to check them out (like the Galapagos, Kilimanjaro, the Great Wall, or even Las Vegas). It's always great talking to others about past, present or future travel adventures.
Be glad to host anyone passing through the Charleston area. Always up for meeting people from other cultures, countries, or just other parts of the U.S.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I finally have a house with actual guest rooms. I'm glad to put them to use hosting CS'ers. Of course, you can always stay on the couch if you have an aversion to a real bed.


When I first got involved in CS, I was just hosting. But then I got a chance to travel and surf with others. Now I've done an equal amount of hosting and surfing. Both are great experiences.


Travel, reading, running, yoga, newspapers, volunteering

  • yoga
  • running
  • reading
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • surfing
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Amos Lee, Guster, Citizen Cope, Vince Gill, Better Than Ezra, Wilco

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Ran all the way around Ayer's Rock at sunrise.

Teach, Learn, Share

visited 68 states (30.2%)Create your own visited map of The World or Like this? try: Mapped Web

Countries I’ve Visited

Algeria, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Montserrat, Myanmar, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Poland, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French part), Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Scotland, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S., Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, United States

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