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  • 31 References 29 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Japanese
  • 32, Other
  • Member since 2010
  • Teaching and translating and designing
  • Graduated
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me


Meeting new people and exchanging ideas and culture!


Hey all! We are an American couple in the process of moving to Taiwan from Tokyo!

If you're in Tokyo and like ramen, please feel free to check out our ramen blog, for recommendations ( ) If you want a good bowl of ramen, we know a lot of places!

We also like to run so we've been trying to do short races whenever we can. Micah loves guitar and Brenna loves dancing. We used to do awa-odori, a traditional Japanese dance. Most recently Brenna has done some Bollywood-style dancing though.

NOTE: Sorry, but due to the high volume of requests we get, if it looks like you've sent a copy and pasted request, it's likely we'll decline your request!


Be excellent to each other.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We've been hosting couchsurfers since September 2010, and it's been a real delight meeting people from all over the world! We do our best to respond to every request and email we get, so if we can help y'all out, either with a couch, directions to a good but cheap dive, or if you just want to meet someone local for drinks and karaoke, let us know!

Currently we cannot host, but please contact us for hanging out! We're in a very central location, Shinjuku, so if you're in that part of Tokyo, we'd love to meet up!


So far we've only hosted, but it's been a blast! Going to karaoke, drinking and eating with our guests... it's been great!


Hiking, camping, cooking, animal rescue, reading, playing guitar, dancing, listening to music, drinking, photography, karaoke, art and design, crafts, dancing, yoga, making things, gardening, having fun!

  • animals
  • arts
  • culture
  • design
  • photography
  • dancing
  • cooking
  • yoga
  • running
  • drinking
  • crafts
  • gardening
  • reading
  • socializing
  • blogging
  • drawing
  • survival
  • music
  • guitar
  • karaoke
  • hiking
  • camping

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Star Wars (eps 4 through 6), Princess Bride, Zoolander
Music: Electronic, acoustic, folk, pop, rock, show tunes, most anything with a good danceable beat
Books: Elizabeth Peters, JK Rowling, Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Philip K Dick, Stephen Baxter, Ayn Rand
Television: The Venture Bros, Community, 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, Archer, Adventure Time, Game of Thrones, Sleepy Hollow, Bee and PuppyCat, The Walking Dead, True Blood, Breaking Bad

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sunset over Ashinoko in Hakone, Japan

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: English and survival Japanese, art (drawing), cooking (Japanese and Western)

Countries I’ve Visited


Countries I’ve Lived In


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