Rory Bell

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

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About Me


To Share new experiences and to learn from those I meet


I am new to this project I have crashed on couches in quite a few countries worldwide and made some great friends along the way.

I am living in Edinburgh I am originally from Ireland. I work supporting adults with learning difficulties mainly autism. I love the work I am doing right know. I am always out and about doing activities and helping my clients to access education and employment.

Over the last year and half I have been training in Zen shiatsu this has taken me all over Europe and the USA. I have had the opportunity to meet and share some awesome experiences. I hope to complete my studies in New York city this year.


I am one of life's optimists I can get a valuable lesson from what seems like a bad situation.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Still new to the project I am available to give advice and info to travelers coming to s


Cindy Stayed in my house this summer she was my first Cs guest it went really well and I learned lots about Taiwan where she's from.

I hosted Brian from North Carolina and Mara from the philiphines afer a CS gathering both great people we had a picnic in my local park the next day they are most welcome when they are back in the city. :)


At the moment I am really into my shiatsu and Chinese medicine. I was recently in Vienna on a course for a few days.

I live for music mainly going to concerts and gigs. Here in Edinburgh there is healthy scene of singer songwriters and mainly underground bands of which quite a few are connected to the Art college.

Music, Movies, and Books


Harvey -James Stewart
Dr Strange Love
Eternal Sunshine for a Spotless Mind
The Wings of Desire
Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail
Groundhog Day
Blues Brothers
House of Flying Daggers
Bruce Lee films

Talking Heads
The Velvet Underground
The Carter Family
Patti Smith
The Gang of Four
Philip Glass
Steve Reich
Apex Twin
Early Van Morrison _Astral Weeks
John Martyn
Robert Johnston
Bob Dylan
Johnny Cash
and many more

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I work in the social services some of the most amazing things are the transformations that I have witnessed in peoples lives this is as important to me as the view from the top of Machu Picchu or the Grand Canyon.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach tai chi and other tips on chinese medicine

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