Couchsurfers celebrate the spirit of travel

“I also check their passports to verify their identities with that of their CS profiles.” Umang never refuses students and goes by references. The content writer loves travel herself and is a regular at meet-ups as that is where all the conversations revolving around travel takes place. Umang Kumar Rathi has hosted at least 60 to 70 couchsurfers at an apartment he shared with two colleagues in Kowdiar. “They had questions like who would entertain the guest, why host a stranger at all, security concerns et al. Thiruvananthapuram has a number of CSers (Couchsurfers) who invite travellers into the warmth of their homes to swap nuggets of culture from around the world.

Stranded in Madurai without a place where he could spend the night, Sooraj S.

once found refuge in the hospitality of two Sudanese students who had accepted his last-minute request on Couchsurfing — a community where all the members are travellers, either as hosts or guests, roles that are interchangeable.

Thiruvananthapuram has a number of CSers (Couchsurfers) who invite travellers into the warmth of their homes to swap nuggets of culture from around the world. For those not keen on the idea just yet, CSers in the city will say that it is one way to test the waters if you want to get out of your comfort zone without leaving the house.

Umang Kumar Rathi has hosted at least 60 to 70 couchsurfers at an apartment he shared with two colleagues in Kowdiar.

Meeting new people appealed to the business analyst though his flatmates had their apprehensions.

“They had questions like who would entertain the guest, why host a stranger at all, security concerns et al.

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