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  • 46 references 34 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Malay, Yue (Cantonese); learning Thai
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • SEO MarTech
  • Master of Marketing Communication
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About Me

Passport is the key connection to culture
I travel so my life isn't disrupted by daily routine

Let you know who I'm in 10 Facts
Fact #1 ZACH
Fact #2 1991
Fact #3 Malaysian Chinese
Fact #4 Graduated degree UK
Fact #5 Super Extrovert
Fact #6 Master Degree holder
Fact #7 Ambidextrous (mean can use 2 hands)
Fact #8 181cm | 78kg
Fact #9 English | Malay | Mandarin | Cantonese
Fact #10 Foodie | Swim | Run #triathlon

Used to travel a lot in #backpacker style
Travitude mood during Covid-19
And I am back on track!
Currently work as a hybrid and sometimes remotely
So, here is my chance to travel again
And currently working hybrid style..

Freedom not used to be age 20+,
Now 30+ will be more mature and enjoying every movement meeting new people, exchanging knowledge, and appreciating the time, experience and memories between different cultures and people.
FRIEND COME AND GO, so #YOLO it

Let's go to explore magical places

You can be a tourist, traveller, vblogger , local or backpacker
From famous to local food nasi lemak, pan mee, bak kut teh, banana leaf, burger ramly
To Petronas Twin Tower (KLCC) until Chinatown, Batu Caves, Pasar Malam, mamak
Share with me, so we can work it out together
Depending on what you want to experience, let's explore it together

Let's do the un-usual thing ever before =)
thank you - 65L NorthFace backpack

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

#Couchsurfing, for me, is not just about finding a place to stay, it's about the incredible opportunity to meet like-minded individuals who share a passion for cultural exchange and exploration.

Chat turned conversation,
Everyday topic turned into deep discussion,
Eventually, we turned to best friend.

I believe that travel is best experienced when you connect with the heart and soul of a destination, and that's why I here. Try to understand daily life behaviour, how you as local think do feel.

I am genuinely interested in getting to know you better, not only as a host but as a friend or bro..
Learning about your interests, lifestyle, traditions, and way of life would be a fascinating experience, and I hope we can share stories and laughter during my stay or your stay =)

I am here not to find myself, but to remember my life and who I meet along my journey
Friends come and go, but memories will be created and stored in my life journey.

Ps : I turn my paid accommodation into food, so we both can has a amazing meal together, why not..

Interests

#food #forest #mountain #sea #food
#uniquefood #localfood #unusualfood #hiddengemfood #weirdfood

  • marathon
  • traveling
  • swimming
  • solo travel
  • food
  • localfood
  • swim

Music, Movies, and Books

Spotify =)
https://shorturl.at/pADMY

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

1. Backpacking from North to South Thailand ( Chiang Mai to Hat Yai )
2. Backpacking from West to East Indonesia ( Jakarta to Surabaya )
3. Travel over 25 countries after completing my degree at Europe
4. Experience 40'c in Thailand during Songkran Festival
5. Get naked in Finland with -42'c after (Finnish sauna)
6. Completed 42.195km with 5.57.02
7. Get a free upgrade from economy class to first-class flight
8. Get crazy at Full Moon Party, drink until no tomorrow
9. Make new friends from Couchsurfing and become good friend
10. Watch and experience Aurora Northern Light
11. Gap year ( after degree ) and ( after master ) - nah, no more PHD already
12. Went to mafia sento ( full of tattoo naked guy) 😂
13. Experience a crazy Roller Coaster @ Fuji-Q Highland
14. Wake up in the early morning to watch the sunrise for the red Fuji
15. Watch and experience Mt. Fuji
16. Watching Eclipse process @ 26 Dec
17. Travel to Oversea Bangkok and reach back a day before Malaysia LockDown.
18. Reject over 21 job offer in 2 month.
19. Cruise on the ferry without internet
20. See the best sakura season in Japan

Backpacker style
Start from :
0. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1. Tokyo, Japan
2. Munich, Germany
3. London, England
4. Amsterdam, Netherlands
5. Brussels, Belgium
6. Paris, France
7. Lisbon, Portugal
8. Madrid, Spain
9. Milan & Rome, Italy
10. Vatican City
11. Athens, Greece
12. Nicosia, Cyrus
13. Budapest, Hungary
14. Vienna, Austria
15. Bratislava, Slovakia
16. Prague, Czech Republic
17. Wroclaw, Poland
18. Dublin, Ireland
19. Oslo, Norway
20. Gothenburg, Sweden
21. Copenhagen, Denmark
22. Berlin, Germany
23. Zurich, Switzerland.
24. Salzburg, Austria
25. Bangkok, Thailand
26. Kuala Lumpur

Teach, Learn, Share

Anything which clicks!
Life is full of experience, sweet, sour, salty and spicy as well.

Used to work in Thailand, Finland, Japan
Study in UK for a year for degree.

Wish to know you more then friend.
Buddy, bromance or travelmate..

What I Can Share with Hosts

Mindset with a positive vibe
If you introvert, think twice,
Try to avoid staying with extroverts, it will drain all your energy.
Thank you

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Luxembourg, Macao, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Finland, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand

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