As something of a veteran on couchsurfing.com . I ‘d like to share some tips that helped me find hosts in the past. The basic tips (fill out your profile, write a good request, etc) you can find them on the CouchSurfing website, these one are a bit more advanced. Most active hosts usually know what’s going on tonight or tomorrow, so asking them if you can stay with them tonight instead of next month…"10 tips to help you get a couchsurfing host"
Ok, so you decided you had enough of this place and need to move on with your life. Life is about learning and you have already learned all you needed to learn from this place, there’s nothing else for you here and it’s time to leave for good. You may come back or you may not, the good thing about burning your bridges is that it allows space for new things, opportunities and experiences to…"How to leave for good"
Part 3: 1 – Rough travelers 2 -Backpackers 3 -Tourists 4 -Random 5-Guilty ones 6 -Confused ones 18_ Luggage. 1_ either small luggage, because it’s troublesome to carry many things over long distances, or very big one because they carry a tent, sleeping bag, mat, food, water, broccoli. 2_ massive 3_ more than they need…"People from couchsurfing 3"
part 2 1 – Rough travelers 2 -Backpackers 3 -Tourists 4 -Random 5-Guilty ones 6 -Confused ones 11_ Percentages 1_ 5% 2_ 60% 3_ 25% 4_ 2% 5_ 5% 6_ 3% 12_ Couch requests timing 1_ as their means of transport are not reliable their requests are usually for the same day or…"People from couchsurfing 2"
We will reference groups of people using numbers from here on, group 1, group 2, etc 1 – Rough travelers 2 -Backpackers 3 -Tourists 4 -Random 5-Guilty ones 6 -Confused ones Table of contents: 1_ Brief description 2_ Examples 3_ Nationalities 4_ Transportation 5_ Duration 6_ Budget 7_ Accommodation 8_ Age range 9_ Clothes 10_…"People from couchsurfing 1"
I got that other list you ask me about. The list of sexual partners? Eh, no, hm… the list of travelers I’ve met over the years. I wasn’t serious that day, we had a lot to drink and I was just brainstorming, please don’t tell me you made a list with tens of thousands of names. I figured that wouldn’t be possible, but… I also found that most people I’ve met had suspiciously similar characteristics,…"Intro to people from couchsurfing"
Traveling using Couchsurfing is like living a different life every day. Today you’re part of a group of students, staying in the student dormitory, playing Diablo 3, partying all night, eating instant noodles and living the life if a student. Tomorrow suddenly you are part of a nuclear family, with children, pets, and everything, you have family dinners, you talk about how your day was and then you sit on the couch to watch tv…"About Couchsurfing 3"
As I’ve mentioned, when people meet each other for the first time, 95% of times, they will ask each other a set of predefined questions in order to do one or more of the following things: 1- Judge each other. 2- Predict what course the relationship will take. 3- Place the other person in a social or hierarchical position either higher or lower to their owns. 4- Complete the first step in order to move to…"So, I heard you like meeting people"
One more thing I learned thanks to Couchsurfing was to feel good about giving and receiving. As I mentioned in a previous post, most people I know are on Couchsurfing, so are most of my best friends. It didn’t happen from one day to the other, took many years and this is how it started: Before I joined CS, I always felt ashamed of receiving without giving something in exchange, and I thought the pay…"About Couchsurfing 2"
Life before Couchsurfing, for me, was totally different that it is now. Like for most people, it took everything to a totally different level, changed my perspective and opened up doors I didn’t even know were there. What is Couchsurfing? couchsurfing.com is a website for cultural and hospitality exchange in the one you can meet people and stay at their places for free. But people who’ve used it before know it’s not…"About Couchsurfing 1"