Kate's family is from Ohio and has traveled to more than 20 countries. She's currently working on her Masters in Acupuncture at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. She enjoys making jewelry and sharing tea with friends.
Tom is from Arizona and has lived in Portland for 10 years. A fun loving and funny guy Tom doesn't take life too seriously and enjoys the richness of history and storytelling. He's in the process of starting his own commercial photography business and a non-profit called The Aperture Project.
Kate and Tom love hosting and meeting new people. They both have traveled the world, being hosted on other people's couches and have hosted numerous international travelers in their own homes. They are strongly tied to an online community of international travelers, in which they host and have been hosted.