Benny Ng

Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China

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  • Fluent in English, Yue (Cantonese); learning Chinese, Spanish
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • A Stand-up Comedian in School (aka Educator)
  • Ph.D @ University of California, Los Angeles
  • From Hong Kong & Los Angeles
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About Me


Meet new people and Explore the world


I would describe myself as well-rounded, friendly, passionate, patient, and energetic person. My close friends would say I am sparky, smart, and like to have a good time.

My 5 elements: Teaching&Learning, Basketball, Dancing, Eating, and Laughing


I'm trying to acquire new knowledge/skills and meet new people every day.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


My friend told me about this website. So, I think it's an interesting way to meet new friends.


Salsa Dancing, Photography, Hiking, Coffee and conversation, Cooking, Dining out, Movies/Videos, Museums and art, Music and concerts, Exploring new areas, Performing arts, Playing sports (especially basketball), Travel/Sightseeing, Volunteering, Watching sports, Wine tasting

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Afro-Cuban & Latin music. Pandora (or SkyFm) never disappoints me.

Movies: The Artist, 3 Idiots, The Bucket List, Inception, Avatar, The Kite Runner, Amelie, Death at a Funeral, Dirty Dancing, Swing Kids, Chicago, Dance with Me, Shall We Dance, The notebook, Atonement, Napoleon Dynamite, Office Space, Juno

Books: The sleepwalker was my last read.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Photography is another passion of mine. I believe every picture has an intention behind it. I want to capture and share the moment/intention to viewers using still images.

Whenever I go to museums, musicals, or dance performance, I am always impressed with their creativity and talents - using arts or body movement to express themselves with the audience.

Teach, Learn, Share

Share: Language (English and Cantonese), Culture (Hong Kong), and Salsa Dancing

Learn: New languages (Mandarin, Spanish, etc.) and cultures, and anything I don't know.

Countries I’ve Visited

Malaysia, Peru, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, United States

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