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Chrissy Astles

Worcester, England, United Kingdom

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Last login about 1 month ago

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  • 3 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese, Spanish
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • English teacher/occasional musician
  • Bachelors in Chemistry
  • From Worcester, England, United Kingdom
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me


I've been teaching English in China for the last 6 months, but now I'm travelling in Asia for the next few weeks. I play music and am especially interested in staying or hanging with musicians from all over the world as I continue to develop my own style.


I think they would say that I'm a really great guy, but that I'm crazy, and leave things to the last minute! Something about being away from home brings out the best in me.


I believe that I can learn from anyone, and maybe people can learn from me too. It's a cliché but I believe strangers are just friends you haven't met yet.

I'm an atheist but I identify with certain aspects of Buddhism, so I'm interested in learning more from people who practice meditation and vipassana.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I want to meet locals to learn from each other's cultures. My two main passions are music and language, but any new learning experience is a positive one - cooking, nature, the arts, spirituality, anything!


I love music (both playing and watching), sport (p&w), cooking, eating out, photography, creativity...that's about it!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Hang-gliding in Rio and looking down on the Christ the Redeemer

What I Can Share With Hosts

English language help, music, love, stories

Countries I've Visited

Brazil, France, India, South Africa, Spain, Thailand

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, China, United Kingdom

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