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Native New Yorker and citizen of the world. Spent 15 years living in London and another two years in Doha, Qatar.
I have many interests and they are often eclectic, ranging from sports to theatre to politics and, of course, travel.
I spend a lot of time apologizing for Trump to all my good friends around the world, even now that he's gone from Washington.
I am fully vaccinated against Covid. Even had three boosters! Mpox vaccinated, too.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I've now hosted surfers from nearly as many countries as I've visited, and it's been a wonderful experience. It's great to meet so many fantastic and diverse people. I now have new friends in nearly every part of the world!
I really enjoy spending time with happy and open-minded people.
And I love "paying it forward."
- solo travel
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Got my car stuck in the mud in the middle of South Africa's largest wildlife preserve, Kruger National Park -- and freeing it before we became brunch for lions/rhinos.
I've interviewed Michael Jackson in Tunisia and had dinner with Harvey Weinstein in Doha. I've also met interesting people who were not sexual predators! ;-)
What I Can Share with Hosts
A comfortable place to sleep, an apartment with great transport links to midtown and downtown Manhattan and the keen knowledge of a native New Yorker.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Russian Federation, Scotland, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Wales, Zambia
Countries I’ve Lived In
Qatar, United Kingdom, United States