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Overview

  • 28 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Indonesian; learning English, German, Japanese
  • 23, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Teacher
  • Yogyakarta State University
  • From Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia
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About Me

Well, um where should I start to explain myself? Haha. I started love to travel since 2011. Before that I am just an ordinary homeboy. After I enter to university, I met a lot new friends from all over Indonesia and it opens my eyes. And I started to explore Java, Bali, Flores, love to hike a mountain and meet new friends from all over the world.

For me traveling is such an activity to find your truly-self. Not just enjoying the trip, but also you got a priceless experience. For example, when you meet the locals and speak about multicultural things, you know how they live, you learn from it, you share what you have, and many positive things to give and get.

I can't wait to meet you, we could share everything, we could learn everything, and let's be friend :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing project is amazing. To help people connect, to make people know the world more. That's why I'm on Couchsurfing, I love its project and help me a lot of being a social people.

There are some my experiences on Couchsurfing btw;

- Meet up and make a trip with Yogyakarta Couchsurfers minimum once a month.
- Surfed in Dondi's place (Singapore).
- Gathered with Indonesian Couchsurfers in Jakarta.
- Accompany 3 Japanese Couchsurfers found an inhabitated island in the north of Jakarta.
- Surfed in Russian family house (Phuket, Thailand).
- Surfed in Sabrina's place (Bangkok, Thailand).
- Hosted Tanya from Russia.
- Teach German in a language course with Jannika from Germany.
- Hitchhike to onsen with my hosts in Matsumoto, Japan
- And many more

Interests

Hike a mountain; it is such a great activity. You could see the world from the best view and also you could meet new friends up there.

Playing football; Yesss I love football, let's play together :D

Hitchhike; I am still newbie of this activity, but I try to hitchhike to go somewhere. You could get closer with the locals.

Learn new language; Yeaay I love it. Teach me your language, and I will teach you mine ;)

  • traveling
  • cars
  • blogging
  • music
  • hiking
  • camping
  • soccer
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Oh a lot to tell.

Basically I love all genre of music. Used to I was a Metal/Screamo band vocalist but magically I can't play any instruments! Oh man sorry. So please teach me some if you could haha.

For movies too, I love all genre of any movies. But the most, I love action and romantic movies lol. To be honest I watch a lot of Japanese movies. And yeah anime. I love to watch it, my favorite one is One Piece. Do you have any idea what I am talking about?

Books? For now I am enjoying to read -not so heavy- book.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I did a hitchhiked in Japan!! About 344 Km and just 3 cars. Also I did an urban camping in Japan. I survived in an expensive country with a low budget.

Also I always write my travelling experience on my personal blog, if you are interest please read it on 'www. journeyofalek.com'. I write it in Bahasa Indonesia btw :D

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach; I could teach you Bahasa Indonesia if you are interest! Bahasa Indonesia is soooooo simple. No tenses and easy to understand ;)
Learn; Also I want to learn new languages and I want to learn how to play instrument of music...
Share; Let's share stories and experiences through traveling, such as tips and tricks ;)

What I Can Share with Hosts

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Countries I’ve Visited

Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Indonesia

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