Stay: Set up base in Helsinki, but spend the weekend couch surfing with locals in Lahti.
The theater job proves temporary, and after weeks of couch surfing McClear finds a bed at a flophouse called the Malibu Hotel.
sleeping on the couch or extra bed of an acquaintance when traveling or between permanent lodging places, esp. to save money
couch surfing while visiting Indiana
Sleeping on the couch or extra bed of an acquaintance when traveling or when between permanent lodging places, esp to save money: I'm interviewing in Chicago, so I'm couch surfing it at my sister's/ She threw him out, so he is couch surfing at Shane's