Skift Take

A couch-surfing sceptic puts aside her qualms about sleeping on strangers' couches to figure out what makes surfers tick.

I do not find the concept of consorting with unknown persons appealing. Is it for people who have no friends? How do you know the sheets are clean? What is it with people always wanting to get together? What happened to “Never talk to strangers”? Still, I joined CouchSurfing recently, and I surfed in four cities on seven couches actually, beds, mostly.

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