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Sunday, August 19, 2012

Couch Surfing

Has anyone heard of Couch Surfing? I have known about it for a few years now, but never thought to seriously about it. If you are not familiar of what Couch Surfing is, you can find out here. Basically you sign up on a website where people who are traveling can come stay on your couch if they come to visit and on the flip side... you can travel just about anywhere in the world and sleep on other people's couches from the website. You can read their profile and contact them and not only is it a free place to stay when you travel... but it is also a way for you to make friends and get the inside scoop from locals.

I have a couple of friends that traveled Europe and I think Russia this way and they said it was awesome. Other than that I have not heard feedback from anyone else that has done it. Like I said I have never thought too much about it until.... today. Now I am seriously thinking about it, to the point where I actually signed up today and have been looking at different profiles of people that I can stay with in Italy. I have also considered traveling a lone somewhere since I can't seem to find a travel buddy to go with me.... anywhere. This could be a way where I could travel a lone but not be so lonely. Anyway.... anyone have any thoughts on this? To answer all of your question that I know you are going to ask me.... Yes, I have seen the movie "Taken". Doesn't bother me.


Lil Lizzie said...

a guy i dated couch surfed a lot! i was always nervous, but always worked out for him!

jamie hixon said...

That picture is hilarious! And thank you for mentioning "Taken" because any time a girl thinks about traveling ALONE I freak out. Especially when she is my sister. That being said... Dan and I stayed in London with a couple (with a baby) that we didn't personally know... but it was a hook up through church, so... yeah.