Couchsurfing: a different way to travel

Posted: 15 October, 2011 in Multimedia Reporting

CouchSurfing International Inc. is a corporation based in San Francisco and founded in 2003 that offer its users hospitality exchange and social networking services. With more than 8 million profiles in 246 countries and territories, CouchSurfing has an Alexa Traffic Rank of about 1,700. It recently suffered significant criticism from thousands of users after becoming a for-profit corporation when it had been a non-profit for years. Morna Hu, an Australian student that traveled all over Europe with that system, explains us how it works.

Couchsurfing allows people without much money to travel all around the world without spending too much.


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