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I think my time in Istanbul is up so looking for a new place to call home and more adventures.
I love running into kindred spirits and having conversations about nothing at all. I have a penchant for going to the movies alone, have astigmatism but am too vain to wear real glasses. I absolutely love milky drinks even though I'm slightly lactose intolerant and I firmly believe that forbidden fruits taste best.
PS: Now that I've worked on a dairy farm, I realized I'm ok with fresh untreated raw milk om nom nom!
Try everything once. If you don't, how would you know whether you like it or not? I have lived a portion of my life with imagined limitations and religious indoctrinations but I am working towards doing things as I see fit, not how someone else sees fit.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I read somewhere that there's the secret power of oxytocin from positive group participation. I like being around positive people with good qi. It calms me down. I'm not quite a hippie if I may be honest.
So many fantastic experiences, where do I even begin?
Avid foodie, can't drive so love riding around in cars and sticking my head out, stationery shops and the smell of new paper increases my heart rate, going somewhere I've never gone before, ordering things from a menu in a language I cannot read, mystery meat.
- creative writing
- taking pictures of food
Music, Movies, and Books
MOVIES (In no particular order) Ali Setan, Seniman Bujang Lapok, Labu Labi, Do Re Mi, Adik Manja, Dead Time: Kala, 28 Days Later, Shutter, Chungking Express, Love in a Puff, Los Amantes De Circulo Polar, Reality Bites, Disco Pigs (yes, I'm a sucker for romance) Ferris Buellers' Day Off, My Own Private Idaho, Donnie Darko, Requiem for a Dream, Garden State, Circle of Friends, Gossip, Amelie, Dead Poets Society, Into The Wild, Trainspotting, Baraka, Mee Pok Man, The Science of Sleep, Snow Cake
MUSIC www.hypem.com helps me along. Indie, alternative, even hardcore techno at times esp during Body Combat sessions.
BOOKS 1984, A Brave New World, The God Delusion, Animal Farm.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Vibing with kindred spirits under the blanket of stars and the company of the lapping waves. Fuhhh I'm a POET!
Teach, Learn, Share
Recently, I learnt to open a beer bottle with another bottle / without a opener. I can teach you Malay and Mandarin streetspeak.
What I Can Share with Hosts
I love to cook Malay dishes, even a simple home-cooked vege stir fry or noodles will be a welcomed change to tuna sandwiches as I'm usually on a budget when travelling. I am open to new ideas about how to live my life in a fuller more fulfilling way and love hearing travel stories and anecdotes.
Countries I’ve Visited
Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Georgia, Singapore, Spain, Turkey