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Posted May 02, 2018in Couch Surfing

Melinda Hoffman

The traveling artist Meet Melinda Hoffman, an artist from San Diego, California, who travels the world selling her art at shows. She has developed a network of folks who she [...]

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Posted April 04, 2018in Couch Surfing

Roger Barrett

20 years is nothing Meet Roger Barrett from Grand Forks, North Dakota. I met Roger on my way back from Minneapolis where I was working a gig for CNN. Most [...]

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Posted February 28, 2018in Couch Surfing

Old Barry

I thought for years that couch surfing was a young person’s game, until I met old Barry from Colorado. He is 72 years old and is traveling to Toronto in his 1983 Cadillac [...]

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Posted January 31, 2018in Couch Surfing

Wayne from North Carolina

A “digital nomad” and his pug Meet Wayne from North Carolina. A 28-year-old bachelor who calls himself a “digital nomad.” He has traveled northwest on a skiing adventure with his [...]

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Posted January 03, 2018in Couch Surfing

Kevin Gentilcore

Hailing from Denver, Colorado, comes Kevin Gentilcore. He crashed into Des Moines on his way back from New York to see some friends. Kevin is a graphic designer who also [...]

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Posted December 06, 2017in Couch Surfing

Aaron L.

From Golden, Colorado, by way of the great Nebraska I-80/I-70 wasteland comes Aaron Long. Aaron only meant to stay for two nights on Nov. 20, but I enjoyed his company [...]

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Posted November 01, 2017in Couch Surfing

Avoiding the ‘race’

The simple life with Dave Pruitt Dave Pruitt is a traveling production manager for reality TV. We actually never met until he reached out about needing a place to crash. [...]

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Posted October 04, 2017in Couch Surfing


Meet Ian: a 34-year-old painter from Marfa, Texas. For those who have never seen the Amazon Prime show, “I Love Dick” (starring Kevin Bacon), Marfa is a small artist colony [...]

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Posted September 06, 2017in Couch Surfing


Meet Ellen, a freelance photo journalist from New York who is traveling across the country making photo essays on spec for several publications around the world. She came to Des [...]

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Posted August 02, 2017in Couch Surfing

Adam and Iris

In the year 2017, you wouldn’t think that two people would need to hide their relationship from each other’s families. I can’t even think of a time where someone told [...]

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