A few years back, I spent several years on the road enjoying the
hospitality of friendly strangers. Now I enjoy the pleasure of giving this
back to others. Maybe to you?
In Winter 2014 I joined the crew of the Rocinante, a ship of Russian DJ
pirates. My friends arrived on the island shortly after I had. They had just spent
three years struggling through the Baltic and North Seas, from Stockholm to
the Canary Islands. The Rocinante suffered several breakdowns along the
The Rocinante is docked at the port of Vueltas in the city of Valle Gran
Rey where we spend our time fixing the boat, raising money and having great
parties with our friends. Five of us live on the boat full time.
I used to live in Budapest, where I used Airbnb to rent out my extra room
(while in town) and sometimes my entire flat (when traveling in SE Asia).
What I enjoy most about hosting (aside from the handy cash) is meeting
interesting people. I hosted a French chef who taught a friend and me how
to make a lemon tarte. I still keep in touch with several of my former
I love to travel, especially in SE Asia. I lived in Budapest for 25 years
and have traveled through most of Europe--though there's still a lot to see.
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