“I wanted to bring a souvenir to my CS hosts for my trip to China, South Korea and Japan. So I searched the web for an hour hoping to find a 3D model of a couch that has a “Couchsurfing” logo on it. To my surprise, there wasn’t any. So I created one” ~Couchsurfer Renat
Thanks Renat, for sharing your 3D model for free to download and print at home on Thingiverse!

I wanted to bring a souvenir to my CS hosts for my trip to China, South Korea and Japan. So I searched the web for an hour hoping to find a 3D model of a couch that has a “Couchsurfing” logo on it. To my surprise, there wasn’t any. So I created one” ~Couchsurfer Renat

Thanks Renat, for sharing your 3D model for free to download and print at home on Thingiverse!

The Brewkeeper's Adventures: James and the Giant Couch ]

"This is the story of the first time I ever "officially" couch-surfed… and a case for why everyone should give it a try." ~Couchsurfer Brad meets his first host James. 

Read about their adventures here!

 

Couchsurfing staff member Kate was lucky enough to host these two curious travelers. 
Kate shared her hosting experience in “Travel and Roll in Oakland: Staying with Staff”.

Couchsurfing staff member Kate was lucky enough to host these two curious travelers. 

Kate shared her hosting experience in “Travel and Roll in Oakland: Staying with Staff.

Photographer Dustin Cantrell takes portraits of Couchsurfers in their homes.

Kimi LevoeUkiah, CAWhy do you have a couch surfing profile?"I have a couchsurfing profile because I want to have faith in people. There is so much good in this world and in its citizens and often times I feel like people have a tendency to get scared and forget that."

Check more of Dustin’s portraits here!
If you’re interested in being part of the project and live in the USA, you may contact him at dustin@dustincantrell.com. 

Photographer Dustin Cantrell takes portraits of Couchsurfers in their homes.

Kimi Levoe
Ukiah, CA

Why do you have a couch surfing profile?

"I have a couchsurfing profile because I want to have faith in people. There is so much good in this world and in its citizens and often times I feel like people have a tendency to get scared and forget that."

Check more of Dustin’s portraits here!

If you’re interested in being part of the project and live in the USA, you may contact him at dustin@dustincantrell.com. 

Couchsurfing staff member Martina recounts her recent San Francisco adventures with her Czech Couchsurfers and why she loves hosting travelers.Read all about it on our Staff in the Wild blog!

Couchsurfing staff member Martina recounts her recent San Francisco adventures with her Czech Couchsurfers and why she loves hosting travelers.

Read all about it on our Staff in the Wild blog!

Can you imagine travelling the world without hearing anything?
Couchsurfer Jenny Lu can. Jenny is deaf and uses Couchsurfing as an opportunity to learn different sign languages. She has just set out on a 5 month trip through Africa and Europe, so click here to follow her blog for travel impressions and beautiful photos!

Can you imagine travelling the world without hearing anything?

Couchsurfer Jenny Lu can. Jenny is deaf and uses Couchsurfing as an opportunity to learn different sign languages. She has just set out on a 5 month trip through Africa and Europe, so click here to follow her blog for travel impressions and beautiful photos!

Our most recent visitors at the #Couchsurfing offices brought a colorful van and huge smiles with them.

Our most recent visitors at the #Couchsurfing offices brought a colorful van and huge smiles with them.

Kerstin Rossek offers this comfy couch to the Couchsurfers that she hosts in Hamburg - guitar included!

Kerstin Rossek offers this comfy couch to the Couchsurfers that she hosts in Hamburg - guitar included!

Elisa Ménestret-Herdlicka has this cozy bed reserved for the Couchsurfers that visit her in Cannes.

Elisa Ménestret-Herdlicka has this cozy bed reserved for the Couchsurfers that visit her in Cannes.

This is “a couch high up in the mountains of Central Portugal” that Quinta Sima Do-povo offers to passing Couchsurfers.

This is “a couch high up in the mountains of Central Portugal” that Quinta Sima Do-povo offers to passing Couchsurfers.

Couchsurfer Pavel Holčík shares a lovely backyard “couch” with surfers that come to Prague!

Couchsurfer Pavel Holčík shares a lovely backyard “couch” with surfers that come to Prague!

“Last weekend visiting one of my buddies in Boulder, Colorado. No bed, no blankets, just the couch and my Selk’bag. Warm and cosy as if I was in a bed. Best thing ever!”
~ Couchsurfer Cristobal Murillo

Last weekend visiting one of my buddies in Boulder, Colorado. No bed, no blankets, just the couch and my Selk’bag. Warm and cosy as if I was in a bed. Best thing ever!”

~ Couchsurfer Cristobal Murillo

To say a creative “thank you” to an amazing host, paint an original Couchsurfing piece like Christian Cortés did for his wonderful Couchsurfing host in Guadalajara, Mexico last year.

To say a creative “thank you” to an amazing host, paint an original Couchsurfing piece like Christian Cortés did for his wonderful Couchsurfing host in Guadalajara, Mexico last year.

Hosting a cozy movie screening of “One Couch at the Time” at our #Couchsurfing offices tonight!

Hosting a cozy movie screening of “One Couch at the Time” at our #Couchsurfing offices tonight!

Couchsurfer Mouhamad Ajmal says: “This is how I record my journey!”

Couchsurfer Mouhamad Ajmal says: “This is how I record my journey!”