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  • 101 references 76 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Cebuano, English, Tagalog; learning Czech, French, German, Hungarian
  • 40, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • PhD Student
  • Sport and Social Sciences
  • From San Pablo, Laguna, Philippines
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About Me

PLEASE READ FIRST "MY HOME" DESCRIPTION BEFORE SENDING COUCH REQUEST. If you don't include the "password" on your couch request, I will decline your request automatically.


Doing PhD now in Budapest, Hungary!!


Straightforward, Kind and open minded. Open to changes and critical thinker. Currently I am a PhD Student in Budapest, Hungary and formerly based in Davao City, Philippines. Being somewhat "deprived" of travelling when I was young, it was only in 2012 that I started to travel. Mostly the motives of my travel are for academic purposes as my work doesn't allow me to splurge. Also love to help others if they are in need like for example if they want to integrate closely to Philippine culture etc. Been doing photography since 2008, I got passion especially in Photojournalism and Street Photography because it allows you to think outside the box and step out from comfort zones. Hope to meet people who share my interest in travel and learning diverse cultures. :)


Carpe Diem! Seize the day. Live life to the fullest. Be responsible to own actions

Password is: Mango

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

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I can find better places to stay or spend company with. Teach the ins and outs of Philippine Culture. Cook some dishes. Collaborate with possible research opportunities,


20-March-2013: Had dinner with Mathilde from France in San Pablo City
20-24-March-2013: Hosted Lukas and Kristyna from Brno, Czech Republic
21-22-May-2013: Travelled together with Carmela from the Philippines in Bucuresti, Romania
23-May-2013: Surfed to Vera from Portugal in her couch located in Iasi, Romania
30-June-2013: Hosted Helen K. from Berlin
09-10.Dec.2013: Surfed to Milena of Copenhagen
12-13.Dec.2013: Surfed to Fredrik of Göteborg
14-Dec.2013: Surfed to Ingur of Göteborg
15-Dec.2013: Surfed to Johan of Göteborg
15-16.Dec.2013: Surfed to Helen K. of Berlin
17-Dec.2013: Visited Steffi of Dresden
18-19.Dec. 2013. Surfed to San of Chlumec.
20-21. Dec.2013: Surfed to Peter and Klara of Rokycany and Plzen.
21-22.Dec.2013: Surfed to Dalibor of Prague
22-23.Dec. 2013 Surfed to Matous and Petr of Brno
23-24. Dec. 2013: Surfed to Miroslav of Bratislava
24-26. Dec. 2013: Surfed to Peter of Budapest
26-29. Dec. 2013: Traveled together with Beata of Tychy and Surfed to Pavel of Krakow
28-Dec.2013: Visited Ola of Warsaw
29-30.Dec. 2013: Surfed to Olek, Ania, and kids of Gdansk.
06-10.Feb.2014: Hosted Leslie from United States and Macau
07-Feb.2014: Traveled with Seba and Kat from Warsaw in Dolores, Quezon, Philippines
24-Aug.2014: Surfed to Dirk and Majia of Düsseldorf, Germany
26-December.2014: Hosted Celyne of Paris, France
24-May.2015: Surfed to Ale and Berto of Prague, Czech Republic
25-27-May.2015: Surfed to Martin of Ostrava, Czech Republic
28-30-May.2015: Surfed to Michal and Jarek of Opava, Czech Republic
30-31-May.2015: Surfed to Petr and Lenka of Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic
31-May.2015: Met, Darek and Sophie of Cesky Tesin, Czech Republic
01-03-June.2015: Surfed to Kat and Jakub of Wroclaw, Poland
03-05-June. 2015: Surfed again to Ale and Berto of Prague, Czech Republic.
August 2015: Surfed to Katerina of Chotebor, Czech Republic
August 2015: Surfed to Katerina of Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
August.2015: Surfed to Lukas of Wien, Austria
May 2016: Hosted again by Michal, Jaroslav of Opava, Czech Republic
May 2016: Hosted by Ludek of Olomouc, Czech Republic
June 2016: Hosted Jarda and Lenka of Opava, Czech Republic
December 2016: Hosted +Ludek of Olomouc, Czech Republic


Travel, Sports, Photojournalism, Teaching and Research

  • culture
  • photography
  • education
  • cooking
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • sports
  • boxing
  • handball
  • track and field
  • teaching
  • history
  • science
  • social science

Music, Movies, and Books

Any books on political theory, sociology of sport, sport science, physical education, and history

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Being in Berlin, Germany first time outside of the Philippines
Being in Romania, explored Bucuresti, Iasi, and presented my research paper in Constanta. :)
Traveled for 22 days in Northern and Central Europe (December, 2015)
Being a pioneer Filipino PhD student of my university here in Budapest, Hungary

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach the following:

Filipino Language based on Tagalog
Basic Photography
Philippine History and Culture
Cooking Filipino dishes
Track and Field

What I Can Share with Hosts

A good place to sleep, guide you in basic spots in Budapest, Play vinyl records in the flat. Cook fusion of EU and Asian dishes.

Countries I’ve Visited

Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Malaysia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Hungary, Philippines

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