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  • Naturally, Issa is a proponent of the idea of couchsurfing, which he said is growing slowly in Lebanon, but asked why he was personally unable to host travelers himself, he replied, "I am living on the campus here, I haven't got space to put people in my room and [I don't think] I'm allowed to have guests stay."

    The Daily Star > Politics Robert Cusack 2010

  • One of the benefits I see from this situation, if it becomes common practice, is that business travelers can become more comfortable with the idea of couchsurfing when they're traveling for leisure.

    Vagablogging :: Rolf Potts Vagabonding Blog 2008

  • The good stuff: Except for Istanbul, we have been doing what they call "couchsurfing," and it is fantastic.

    Archive 2007-10-28 Maxwell Woods 2007

  • The good stuff: Except for Istanbul, we have been doing what they call "couchsurfing," and it is fantastic.

    10-31-07 Mustache Politics Maxwell Woods 2007

  • "couchsurfing" Google Maps mashup - 89,000 friendships created

    Tame The Web 2008

  • I signed up at couchsurfing. com hoping to cut my travel budget a bit, but the main benefit has been social network-wise.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Cheap lodgings near Princeton? 2010

  • Next time you want to go out of town or on a vacation, check out web sites like www.

    Ways To Get Stuff Free | myFiveBest 2009

  • At one level the ubiquity of smartphones and wireless internet makes travel more accessible: apps such as image recognition search Google Goggles can be more dynamic than guidebooks, and sites like help travellers connect with local hosts.

    Has technology robbed travel of its riches? 2011

  • In Sao Paolo, my couchsurfing host took me to a hospital for emergency antibiotics.

    Sasha Cagen: The Kindness of South American Strangers 2010

  • I plotted out places on a map where I had friends to crash with and joined couchsurfing. com for the places I didn't.

    Bristol Baughan: Approaching 30... Spiritually Bristol Baughan 2010


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  • Couchsurfing the Zeitgeist, article by Alex Steffen

    Couchsurfing on Wikipedia

    October 21, 2008

  • I agree - I had a couchsurfer from New York staying with me. I like this Zeitgeist very much. I must couchsurf, too!

    March 26, 2009

  • I have a German traveller at the moment. I lent her my bike to ride to the shopping centre and while she was inside the bicycle seat was stolen. So she had to wheel the thing home, and I think was terrified of how to report the matter to me.

    March 26, 2009