Plan well ahead – finding a decent host, like anything else worthwhile, can take a lot of legwork.
I would suggest limiting yourself to meeting up for drinks or coffee with fellow couchsurfers initially, rather than jumping into hosting or staying immediately.
Learning to read people takes time and practice, and that really is the key to successful couchsurfing.
There's pretty much an app for everything these days. Dating and sex apps, in particular, have been all the rage recently on Android and i OS smartphones..
Since its inception in the early 2000s, Couchsurfing has been both praised and vilified.
A network of travellers that does much what the name suggests – offers available spare rooms or couches for no cost- immediately presents innumerable perks and simultaneously, throws up flashing danger signs.