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  • 23 references 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 41, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Full time traveler :)
  • Music Business Management at Columbia Chicago.
  • From Lansing, MI, USA
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About Me

I strive to do things where in that moment, it's all that matters. I was recently climbing a wet rock in Amphitheater Lake in the Grand Tetons while barefoot when I really noticed this feeling. I was scared and excited and focused on only that and I forced myself to reach my goal. It was incredibly tricky but I figured it out and it was an amazing rush. Better than any drug. Just a little story about me :)

I left the US 25 months ago and have been to 13 countries in that time. Have been petsitting all over the world for the last year of this time.

Currently excited to get back to the US where my 40 foot big yellow school bus is that I am converting into my home, music recording studio, art gallery, and more.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Love the adventure aspect. Hosted a bloke from England once 15 years ago through this site and he's my friend to this day. Awesome experience. The idea of what it's all about is exactly what I'm all about.


I love traveling, music, adventures, my friends and loved ones, dancing, parties, goofing off, camping, nature, meeting people and hearing their stories, MOTORCYCLES, tattoos, reading, weird art, and so much more. Let's meet and discuss!

I also absolutely adore animals. The kind of guy who saves insects that I find in my apartment. There are some exceptions of course.

Music, Movies, and Books

I am a music and movie snob :)

Music: TOOL, NIN, Deftones, Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty, Iggy Pop, Bicep, Four Tet. Rüfüs Du Sol, the list goes on and on and on. This is just what popped into my head right now.

Movies: Braveheart is my favorite movie of all time but this list is endless as well. Matrix is awesome. Star Wars is everything.

Books: Currently reading Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer. Amazing. Love nonfiction travel adventure stuff. I travel with one book at a time and when I finish it, I give it or trade it with a stranger wherever I am at the time.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hitchhiked around the island of Kauai

Hitchhiked all over Portugal

Surfed in Colombia, Hawaii, and Bali

Slept on the street in Tokyo deliberately. Ask me about the story :)

Summited Mount Toubkal in Morocco

Cooked and ate dinner with a family in the jungle in Thailand

Went to a half moon party and a full moon party in Thailand

Huayna Picchu

Almost died while whitewater rafting. Once in Ecuador. Once in Wyoming.

Learned how to make pasta in Lake Garda Italy

Hiked along the Lycian Way in Turkey

What I Can Share with Hosts

Smiles, kindness, fun, stories, laughs, friendship!

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Ecuador, England, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United States

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