I'm totally kickass and courageous, right? Wrong. I do have fears, and if I were to boil them down into one word, that word would be...
As a host, to Couchsurf is to open up your space and share the secrets and joys of your home city. As a guest, Couchsurfing is for those who want a different experience and the companionship, guidance, and friendship of a local.
Thank you, friends. Thank you for letting me bare my soul... my opinions, my desires, my failures, my vulnerabilities, my epiphanies... and accepting me.
When most people say they "love to travel," sometimes I think they really mean to say they "love vacations"...
Charleston is the one of the most dog-accepting and dog-friendly cities, and that's saying a lot, coming from this 3-year-old miniature Australian shepherd who's visited 19 states.. so far.
Two, three years ago, you could find me in Manhattan, walking the red carpet at a movie premiere or at an exclusive launch party. I had a dream job. But that all changed when I was laid off by email. And I wouldn't change a thing.
I sometimes get flack from my friends and family about some of the "risky" decisions I make as a solo traveler. But I operate under the mindset that almost all people, everywhere, are good and kind.