Iam from Leeds in the Uk. I work as an intensive care nurse and my partner Manny is a sound engineer and a muso, a base player.!! we areboth in our early 50s and enjoy live music, especially jazz and soul!! we travel to the states yearly to attend the new orleans jazz fest and manny to the base players convention in L.A to increase his skills and knowledge. We both have grown up childen who have or are nearly flying off!! i am a big traveller and go to far flung places in the world yearly!! including Mongolia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Borneo and peru over thelast few years!! i dont like chain hotels and love interacting with the locals and would always choose a small b and b or hotel to a large impersonal chain! i am looking for host who are friendly, chatty, tell me a bit about them and their special place they live. I think leaving you to your space is also important!!