Couchsurf: my first in Zurich, Switzerland

My travel mate Sean Blanda (left), Zurich, Switzerland couch surfing host Dule Misevic, and myself in November 2008

I had my first official couchsurfing experience, organized by the website, with a stranger, in a new location and with great benefit.

I wrote about my experience here.

Amsterdam Canal at night

A canal not far from De Wallen, the famed Red Light District of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, on Oct. 7, 2008.

London, England