Tag: Couchsurfing

The Gospel of Mark

Just over two years ago, I met my first real friend in Korea, a couchsurfer from England, Mark. We first contacted each other through the Seoul couchsurfing message board, and shortly thereafter met up in Hongdae for drinks and random shenanigans.…

The Furriest Couchsurfer

This is the latest installment of my on-going narrative of my experience with Couchsurfing. The full story can be found here.  The other day, while talking to my mom, she posed the following question, “How difficult was it to get…

The Mexican in the Snowstorm

This is the latest installment of my on-going narrative of my experience with Couchsurfing. The full story can be found here.  When I’m asked about my home, my natural inclination is to talk about Tennessee. Friends and family alike openly…

Election Night, 2008

This is the latest installment of my on-going narrative of my experience with Couchsurfing. The full story can be found here.  Within a few scant months I felt at home around the Milwaukee group of couchsurfers, even if I was…

Leaving Knoxvegas

This is the latest installment of my on-going narrative of my experience with Couchsurfing. The full story can be found here.  Despite all of the complaints I could levy against the South and Tennessee–and there are many–I still consider it…

Courtney the Supersurfer

On paper, Courtney, the Milwaukee Couchsurfing Ambassador, and I could not be more different. She is a woman of strong faith, whereas I am firmly and openly in the other camp. She is energetic, positive, and has a career. I,…

Bring on the Scandinavians!

This is the latest installment of my on-going narrative of my experience with Couchsurfing. The full story can be found here.  Were I to list my favorite couchsurfers to host, those hailing from Denmark, Sweden, and Norway would be the…