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Overview

  • 25 references 11 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Portuguese
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • Education
  • Human Development / Psychology
  • From New York, NY, USA
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About Me

•••••••••••••🎒 Upcoming Travels 🗺 •••••••••••••

July 12, 2021: Backpacking Latin America for a year!
✔️ Dominican Republic •📍Mexico • Belize • Guatemala • El Salvador • Honduras • Nicaragua • Costa Rica • Panama • Colombia • Venezuela • Guyana • Suriname • French Guiana • Brazil • Uruguay • Argentina • Chile • Paraguay • Bolivia • Peru • Ecuador.

••••••••••••••• 🕺🏻About Me 🙋🏻‍♂️ ••••••••••••••••

Hola CSfers! Extrovert, spontaneous that pushed himself out of his comfort zone and now sees the positive side of life. I work in education and travel during the school's break. I love to wander unfamiliar places where I have never been before and may have a language challenge. When I'm exposed to different cultures I'm always amazed and like to learn more about their country and way of living. You can say I'm a beginner backpacker as I broke from my routine four years ago.

I prefer dying living my life than living my life dying.
Dance like no one is watching.
Life is short.

••••••••••••••• 👨🏻‍💻 Social Media 🤳🏼 ••••••••••••••

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/charles.abroad
TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@charlesabroad
Website https://www.CharlesAbroad.com
WA +13476280845

•••••••••••••••••🕵🏻‍♂️ Mission 🔎 ••••••••••••••••

I always love to meet other outgoing people who could be locals, expats, and other travelers and learn more about them, their lifestyle at home, and any tips or interesting travel stories they may have.

When it’s my last breath, I want to smile because I didn’t let fear stop me.

•••••••••••••••••• 🛋 Host 🏡••••••••••••••••••

• Hosted: *Me looking for a host* “I’m not a serial killer, please host me!” Hahah. I hope I can be a guest at your place even if it’s just for one night, it’s a night you opened your doors for me! If you’re not able to host me I'm always looking to meet new people!

** July 12, 2021: Backpacking Latin America for a year so I’m not in NYC to host **

• Hosting: When I host I'm open to hangout with surfers and show around NYC spots, bars, and nightlife. I'm a social person who likes socializing on the weekends and sometimes staying home and hangout at my terrace (when saving to travel). Sadly, if I'm busy I will give you recommendations and you can do your own thing.

If you're looking for a place to crash after being out all day exploring I'm okay with that as I know it is hard sometimes to find a host that would be okay with surfers just sleeping as your time is limited to be staying in if I can’t leave the house that day. Sometimes I might even come home later then you if I have plans myself *Laughs in Spanish.*

House rule: So far I haven’t had to set any as surfers have been amazingly respectful and conscious when being hosted and coming home late.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

My cousin told me about it, I started using it and met great people who I still keep in touch with.

Interests

• Learning about unfamiliar cultures.
• Trying international and new food.
• New languages.
• Exploring and wandering new places.
• Nightlife and bars.

Music, Movies, and Books

Today’s Hits, EDM, Pop, Reggaeton, Latin music, International music.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

• Finally doing my year off backpacking in Latin America.
• Pushed myself to do my first solo backpacking for 7 weeks in Brazil and saw the Rio 2016 Olympics in person.
• Booked a last minute flight 3 days before for a 12 day in Cuba while on my way to work.
• Hitchhiked in Mexico in a small town to ruins with someone I met here on hangouts for the first time.
• Was backpacking in Sweden and went to Denmark for my first spontaneous weekend trip to a different country in one trip.

Teach, Learn, Share

• Teach: English and Español
• Learning Português, Français

What I Can Share with Hosts

• Languages: English and Español.
• Travel companion.
• Walking partner.
• Bar/lounge/club buddy.

Countries I’ve Visited

Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Mexico, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

Dominican Republic, United States

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