Matt

Location:

Austin, TX

Member since:

June 11, 2012

What kind of hobbies and interests do you have? Why do you want to attend this event? What are you looking for in attending?

Political humor - conflict resolution (volunteer as a mediator for the Dispute Resolution Center) - playing in the kitchen and garden - foreign languages/travel (used to be a linguist) - singing (used to be in a drinking group with a singing problem)

If you were were an animal, what kind of animal would you be? AND WHY??!!

I'd be a cat - friendly but independent, and unapologetic about it!

Describe what you do for a living or describe your occupation.

I own Detour Travel, www.godetour.com, where I design and lead "small group tours with a twist." If the motto weren't "small group tours with a twist," it would probably be: --Adventures in Latin America for tourists who hate tourists --Queer eye for the str8 or LGBT traveler --Eating there is half the fun What makes my tours distinctive is, I make them personal. I only go places I know well, where I can give people an unconventional experience they wouldn't get on their own, or with a generic tour. For example, in Tequila, the standard touristy thing to do is take Jose Cuervo's hourly factory tour. Instead, my group does a private session at a little distillery owned by the boyfriend of a friend of a friend. It's in the same spirit as Keep Austin Weird.

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I'm hoping to find a bunch of friendly people and take it from there.

Introduction

I'm a 12-year Austinite, originally from Ohio. Work from home, so I'm always making an effort not to turn into a hermit.


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