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My first day in Zagreb is pretty darn scary

It’s really a sign of ignorance when the only thing I knew about Zagreb is a museum that revolves around broken relationships. I’ve got a Workaway in a hostel, which is amazing because I’ve never done that before. But asides from that, I don’t feel much passion for Zagreb, since I’m only here to get out of the Schengen zone. To seal my existence in Budapest, I went partying with a bunch of Couchsurfers the night before. I…

My love-hate relationship with Couchsurfing

Athens, Greece; August 2017 Cristos was my first host on Couchsurfing. On my second day in Athens, I couldn’t get the keys to work. I texted Cristos, asking if he’d be home in a bit because I wanted to get a shower. The sweltering Athenian heat is killing me. I absentmindedly picked at my shorts, anxious for him to answer. My screen lit up and it’s suddenly not that hot anymore. He said I used his home as…