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  • 8 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, French, Spanish
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • No occupation listed
  • University
  • From Palmer, Alaska
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About Me


Learn something new everyday.


I love all things outdoors. I can't stand staying in one place for extended periods of time, and so I love traveling, experiencing new cultures and exploring the world!

My husband and I have just moved to Panama City and are looking to make some friends - Panamanian and from anywhere. I was living in Boulder, Colorado for 7 years and have also lived in Washington DC, Seattle, Spain, and Alaska (which is where I grew up).

I am passionate about the exchange of cultures, ideas and education! I previously worked with international exchange students for almost 7 years and have really loved meeting people from all over the world.


Quam bene vivas refert, non quam diu - The important thing isn't how long you live, but how well you live. (Seneca)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Not a ton, but I have Couchsurfed in Geneva and Albuquerque. It was great!

Hosted two amazing guests at our home in Boulder over Christmas.


I enjoy learning about people, their interests and their language. I enjoy running and exercise. My husband and I love having friends over for dinner, drinks and playing board games.

  • arts
  • theater
  • dancing
  • lgbt rights
  • education
  • dining
  • indian food
  • beer
  • running
  • movies
  • board games
  • reading
  • traveling
  • knitting
  • bouldering
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • teaching
  • international relations
  • languages
  • beaches
  • mountains
  • spanish

Music, Movies, and Books

(movies) Everything is Illuminated, Amelie, Chicago, Transformers, Hairspray, Inception,
(music) Ben Folds, Death Cab for Cutie, Regina Spektor, Sigur Ros, Dispatch, so much more...
(books) Catch 22, 1984, The Kite Runner, Life of Pi, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Middlesex, David Sedaris, Kurt Vonnegut, Chuck Palahniuk, Harry Potter

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Riding camels in Morocco, hiking in Guéjar Sierra, watching the sunset over Granada, Swimming naked in Portugal, Eating gelato in Rome, Getting lost in Ireland, Spending the night in a township, Dance party in a small African village,

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm currently learning how to play ukulele, improving my Spanish, and would love to learn Panamanian cooking.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Portugal, South Africa, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Panama, Spain, United States

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