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  • Fluent in English, Indonesian; learning Chinese (Simplified), Hindi
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Freelance Writer
  • Hasanuddin University
  • From Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
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About Me

The first thing I will look for when I do a trip is the local food and the ancients. To me, experience the authentication of local cuisine and visit the historical site of a strange place can create many interactions in traveling, it such the best way to find out the local’s culture and characteristic of a visited place. In a good vein, I can cook some kind of dishes that I’ve learned from some people, but I’m not an expert one.

Solo-traveling is my kind of meditation. To get lost and find some unexpected things is one of my pleasure. Even though I love to meet many people, it doesn’t mean that I’m a party person. Sometimes, I prefer to avoid hustle to have some coffee and more relaxing conversation.

I treat everyone equally, no matter who you are and where you are from. Racist people are not into my circle.

Note; When you want to send me a request to stay, please kindly write “AGA KAREBA” as the first two words on message. Without the words, I will consider it again to host you as you don’t read the profile and house rules first. :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love hospitality exchange! I love to share the hospitality of my hometown! I love to experience the others’ kind of hospitality! And I love to meet new people! Couchsurfing is the right place for all of those things...


Pokémon, culinary, coffee, music, animal, movie, volunteering, ancients, and culture.

  • culture
  • folklore
  • education
  • dining
  • coffee
  • desserts
  • traveling
  • music
  • teaching
  • history
  • volunteering
  • historic sites
  • mountains
  • food
  • cuisine
  • pokemon
  • culinary
  • historical places
  • ancients
  • fortress
  • haunted places

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSICS: OneRepublic, Oasis, Green Day, Muse, Kodaline, James Morrison, Scouting for Girls, Florence + The Machine, Weezer, Keane, Counting Crows, Mr. Big, Morrissey, The Smiths, ABBA, The Vaccines, Vampire Weekend, U2, London Grammar, Dave Matthews Band, Backstreet Boys, Bastille, Amy Winehouse, Sara Bareilles, Seabird, Swimming Tapes, Twenty One Pilots, Best Coast, John Mayer, The Verve, P!nk, Corrine Bailey Rae, Lisa Loeb, Kris Allen, Jewel, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Camera Obscura, Michael Ray, Miranda Lambert, Pistol Annies, Krisye, Hi-Fi Set, Gen Hoshino, Yumi Matsutoya, Sakurazaka46, and Keyakizaka46.
MOVIES: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Documentary, Comedy, Fantasy, History, Adventure, and Slice of Life.
BOOKS: Japanese manga, comedy books, and some fictions.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Stay and help people voluntarily in Aashray Care Home (Jaipur -India), an amazing house for the orphan children whose born with HIV and rejected from the society because of discrimination or the death of their parents. I really miss the kids there and I can’t stop thinking about them... :(

Teach, Learn, Share

To me, there is no any specific thing to teach, learn, or share. Let’s just meet, have some activities, and make everything happen surprisingly.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I surf and host as I can. Promise, I will try my best to make our meet all the more memorable.

Countries I’ve Visited

Hong Kong, India, Macao, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

India, Indonesia

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