Stories

Stories from Couchsurfers around the world.

Celebrating the Life of Massimo Bennardo
For over 10 years, Massimo Bennardo dedicated himself to Couchsurfing. As an active host, surfer, event organizer, Community  Manager, and
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Featured Ambassador: Jesse
Name: Jesse Allhands Location: Madison, Wisconsin Interesting fact: He is fluent in German Current Mission: “Some people wait for the
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Featured Ambassador: Carlos
Name: Carlos Alvarez Location: Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina Words of Wisdom: The World is much smaller than you think. Carlos
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Iain McGeachin: Walking Around Europe to Raise Awareness for Ataxia
When Iain McGeachin was diagnosed with spinocerebellar ataxia after 17 months of tests, doctors told him that eventually he would
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Maski Haile
Name: Maski Haile Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada From: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia One amazing thing she’s done: Backpacked from Cape Town
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Featured Ambassador: Hamza – From Morocco to Canada
Name: Hamza Benhmani Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada From: Ait Melloul, Souss-Massa-Draa, Morocco “I would describe myself as a fellow who
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Featured Ambassador: Nadia from Saarbrücken, Germany
    Name: Nadia Curcio Location: Saarbrücken, Germany Countries visited: 31   ________________________ It is estimated that approximately 80,000 hopeful
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Featured Ambassador: Steven from Okawa Village, Japan
Name: Steven Location: Okawa Village, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Originally from: Miami, Florida Words of Inspiration: “In the future, I hope
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Featured Ambassador: THEINFAMOUSJ
  Name: Jen (aka TheInfamousJ) Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina Member Since: 2009 Surfers Hosted: approximately 80 One amazing thing
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Featured Couchsurfer: The 78 year old who has biked 10,000 miles
Ready to be inspired? Meet Ethel MacDonald, a 78-year-old sweetheart from Montana who has traveled over 10,000 miles in Europe
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