CouchSurfing Story: Phuoc & Family in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Perhaps Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, wouldn't rank high on our list if it hadn’t been for CouchSurfing. The city is chaotic, noisy, and overwhelming. But staying with Phuoc and his family for four nights made our stay in HCMC memorable. We got along well and spent a lot of time together touring the city, eating local delights, playing card games, cooking together, practicing English, and even doing exercise videos! We wish we lived in the same city as Phuoc because we loved spending time with him.

A Taiwanese Chinese New Year – CouchSurfing with a Family

During Chinese New Year, Adam and I were fortunate enough to spend it with a Taiwanese family in Taichung, which literally means the center of Taiwan. The third largest city boasts plenty of green parks and sunny, mild winters. After sending a detailed CouchSurfing request, Cindy accepted it immediately. She was sweet enough to give … Continue reading A Taiwanese Chinese New Year – CouchSurfing with a Family