Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I just recently completed my Master's Degree in Leiden, the
Netherlands and I'm trying to get back into dating after being
inside my thesis-bubble for the last few months. I love
backpacking, couchsurfing, meeting people from every corner of the
world, and talking about whatever I want while enjoying a glass of
Last summer I backpacked 7 countries in Europe (Estonia, Latvia,
Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Germany)
bringing my total number up to 25!
Before I came to Europe I lived in Asia for 6 years, teaching
English, and traveling to as many countries as I could (10
Right now I just finished my Masters in Leiden, Netherlands
(International Relations). I also love discussing history,
politics, science, sports, etc. A good conversation/debate is
better then a movie any day of the week.
Check out my pictures (or better yet, ask me) If you want to know
more about me or my adventures across the world.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I just finished my Masters but I don't want to go back to America
any time soon. So I'm working as a teacher while I apply for the US
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Traveling to remote corners of the world, having amazing
adventures, and making everyone back home insanely jealous.
Massage Therapy, I'm licensed in 2 countries.
Also cooking, I'm a hell of a cook.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I've been told that my eyes are pretty intense. But in a rugged
intellectual sort of way.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Too long to list for any of these categories, so I'll just give a
quick rundown. If you want more details feel free to ask.
Books: Anything historical (especially military and political
history), 1984, Harry Potter, My Life, The Da Vinci Code, LOTR,
Ender's Game etc etc etc (I love to read).
Movies: The Godfather, The Matrix, Captain America: The Winter
Soldier, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Its a Wonderful
Life, Pacific Rim, Predator, 300, etc.
Music: Little bit of everything really, though Classic Rock, Jazz,
and Classical are probably highest on my list.
Food: Chinese, Thai, Polish, American, Indian. I'm a simple man, if
it tastes good, I'll eat it.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My Kindle (I get bored quickly when I don't have anything to
a Lonely Planet guide for wherever the hell I am
My backpack (its always too heavy, but I feel naked without
My hard drive (loaded with Doctor Who and The West Wing
A notebook (I love to write)
A decent internet connection
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Which country to go to next. I'm always happy to hear new ideas too
so let me know any good travel tips you have.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Usually taking it easy after working all week. I was never big on
staying out late, even when it was age-appropriate.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I think everyone should be forced to read "1984"
You should message me if
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Lets be honest, if you've read to this point its only because I
messaged you already. For some reason you've swallowed the absurd
concept that women shouldn't message a man first because it means
she's a whore. Bullshit, if you like someone message them, who
gives a shit what society thinks.
So the real question is, Should You Message Me Back?
The answer is yes, because you're clearly interested or you
wouldn't have read this far. So bite the damn bullet, send me a
real message, and maybe we'll hit it off. But it isn't going to
happen unless you take that step.
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