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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning Thai
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Elephant Sanctuary Volunteer
  • Journalism
  • From Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Profile 55% complete

About Me

I'm a 23-year-old Canadian living and working in Thailand! I came to work as an English teacher in Phitsanulok, but after my one-year contract expired I moved to an elephant sanctuary in Sukhothai.

I'm passionate about animal rights, gender equality, and food politics. I studied journalism in university and worked for an LGBT news publication in Toronto.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love seeing the world through someone else's eyes! I don't travel to cross off a bunch of attractions in a guidebook. I'm much more interested in meeting new people and understanding the faith, language, and cuisine that runs through a country.

I'm unable to host right now as I am living in a very remote district in central Thailand without a spare place to crash.

Interests

Environmental conservation
Volunteering
Organic Farming
Yoga
Live Music
Spoken Word Poetry
New languages
Vegetarian food

Anything I've never done before!

  • animals
  • poetry
  • dining
  • vegetarian
  • yoga
  • politics
  • news
  • traveling
  • music
  • live music
  • spoken word
  • teaching
  • journalism
  • languages
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

An avid Harry Potter fan, but The Breakfast Club still holds the title.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The world's highest bridge bungy jump in South Africa!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Positivity, an open mind, and a meal at their favourite restaurant!

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, South Africa, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Thailand

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