Product update: here’s the latest

Periodically we like to let the Couchsurfing community know what we’re working on and why. As you may k ... Read More

International Couchsurfing Day at CSHQ

We're happy to have had over 300 people attend International Couchsurfing Day (or #CSDay) at Couchsurfing Headquarters on Friday, June 12th. Couchsurfers came from far and wide - volunteering to take photographs, play music, and otherwise contribute to this great event. The party, which felt more like a festival was full of interactive music, food, and art. We had a live painter, a canvas painting station, incredible music by the Genie, collaborative grilled cheese (Couchsurfers brought creative D.I.Y. toppings), the Gillibus (a converted bus), and even a Guatemalan food truck!    With couches sprung about, people mixed, mingled, and felt the Couchsurfing vibe throughout … Read More

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How Brandon Couchsurfed During His Book Tour

Couchsurfer, Brandon Ferdig with a Couchsurfing event attendee in Brainerd, Minnesota and his book, Life Learned Abroad – Lessons Learned on Humanity from China “You should try Couchsurfing,” said Brandon’s … Read More

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Experiences > Stuff & Science Proves It!

Couchsurfing is all about sharing moments, being curious, staying open, and leaving things better than you found them. And now science proves that experiences like this hold the key to … Read More

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17 Ways Couchsurfers Show Gratitude

Recently, we asked Couchsurfers how they thank their hosts and the responses were nothing short of inspiring. Since Couchsurfing is based on generosity and cultural exchange (no money ever changes … Read More

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Couchsurfing & The Language of Kindness

Jordan Phoenix is walking the West Coast by foot, sojourning to better understand social issues like poverty, housing, and underemployment – and along the journey, he’s Couchsurfing! Jordan Phoenix on West Coast … Read More

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