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Overview

  • 9 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Yue (Cantonese)
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • admin office job. aspiring writer
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About Me

Message me if you are into organizing for racial justice.
I love to dance, travel and, meanwhile, meet great people :)
I am somebody to say I learn something new and exciting everyday.
As of 2015, I have been a Cantonese-speaking volunteer with Downtown Eastside SRO Collaborative initiative Youth for Chinese Seniors. Besides my parents and me, my sister and my extended family live in my hometown, Hong Kong -- a city within the Pearl River Delta.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Only good experiences so far.

2010 summer: I went to NYC and stayed with my host Don in the Bronx. It was a life-changing and invigorating experience!2011 summer: Then I stayed with Seraphin in Portland. That was the one funnn cf house :)
2011: Portland and Seattle
2012: Hosted my first surfer Pierre :)
many great hosts since then!!!

Interests

  • dancing
  • traveling
  • camping
  • genealogy
  • history
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

I love watching singing competitions that feature established Chinese singers as contestants lol!
Love tori amos.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Spending one day at Voice For the Voiceless Camp by the Xwisten River was very inspirational. I was fortunate to visit and speak with Christine Jack and her family about the importance of the camp as a site of both resistance against harmful logging practices and also a site of healing through land reoccupation. Witnessing the water stewardship of the St'at'imc people, I thank the few people of St'at'imc ancestry I had met, for allowing me to be on their territory.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach - Canadian history, Chinese identity theories, Cantonese, Hong Kong history, campy vampy dancing

Learn - EVERYTHING. student of life!
Share - secrets, stories, house chores, groceries, memories

What I Can Share with Hosts

Message me if you are into organizing for racial justice.

Countries I’ve Visited

United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, China

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