Dan BalluffDan Balluff
Documentary Filmmaker

"One thing I learned there, was to simplify my life as much as possible and try not to get distracted by less important things. That is a lesson I try to constantly remind myself of."

The Hospitality industry, by becoming a huge global industry, has moved far away from the meaningful, genuine, small-scale, peer-to-peer hospitality of ancient times. Couch-surfing, and to an extent, host-owned and run short-term-rentals, and community or cooperatively-owned/worker-run guesthouses, are attempts to revive the ancient spirit. Here i...