Posted by: Geoff Wing | September 23, 2009

Can couchsurfing improve your cultural intelligence?

Can couchsurfing improve your cultural intelligence?

http://www.couchsurfing.org/testimonials.html

…. says that it does (when you travel). A real cool concept: locals meeting travelers by helping them.

Meeting local folks is the most rewarding part of travel for me. Experience is the best way to learn about a culture, and to see how my own culture shapes me. Couchsurfing.org looks like one way to do it.

I learned about the group from “Us Now”, a fascinating film about the power of collaboration, government, and the internet. Have a look at

http://www.usnowfilm.com/

I’ve not used couchsurfing.org yet. Please let us know if you have.


Responses

  1. […] RT @pcrampton @geoffwing: Can couchsurfing improve your cultural intelligence? […]

  2. Un intense remerciement au webmaster de ce site

  3. Un post vraiment plein de bon sens


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