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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 49, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Graphic Designer
  • B.S. Managerial Economics, minor in Psychology
  • From Santa Monica, California USA
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About Me


I'm a pretty easy going guy, raised by the beach in Santa Monica, California. Traveling is my greatest passion. I've been fortunate enough to have travelled over 23 countries, but there's still so much to see. I'm itching to get out there again soon. I play beach volleyball on the weekends, do yoga, and am usually always getting some kind of exercise. I love connecting with people from all over the globe, and getting different paradigms on life and the world. I'm always trying to keep things new and adventurous. I've been to Burning Man a few times. I'm a Graphic Designer, and am currently working for a fitness company in Santa Monica.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've had some really great experiences through CS so far and have met some really great and interesting people!


Beach volleyball, yoga, camping, hiking, music, graphic design, world politics, art

  • arts
  • design
  • graphic design
  • dancing
  • salsa dancing
  • fitness
  • exercise
  • yoga
  • politics
  • traveling
  • music
  • hiking
  • camping
  • scuba diving
  • volleyball
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Skinny Legs and All (Tom Robbins); Many Lives, Many Masters (Brian Weiss); The Prophet (Khalil Gibran)

Music: KCRW, Radiohead, Jeff Buckley, Van Morrison, Massive Attack, Ben Harper, Jack White, Kaskade, World music, some House and Electronica, Jazz, some Classical.

TV: I don't keep a tv, but The Colbert Report & The Daily Show are/were my favorites

Movies: Rushmore, El Secreto en Sus Ojos, Pan's Labrynth, Harold & Maude, Brazil, Room With A View, Being John Malkovich, Run Lola Run, Memento

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Some of the most amazing things I've done have all been traveling. Going to the Rio Fútbol championships in Brazil; scuba diving in Roatan, Honduras; Salsa dancing in Cuba; scuba diving in Gili Trawangan, Indonesia; seeing the sunrise over Mount Sinai, Sinai Desert; living in Israel; seeing Pamukale, Turkey; many more...

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Poland, Slovakia, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, United States

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